(Photo: Suzanne Rozdeba)

(Photo: Suzanne Rozdeba)

Actress Drea de Matteo and 35 other plaintiffs who lost their homes in last spring’s Second Avenue gas explosion filed a $17 million lawsuit against the city, Con Edison and other parties. [Gothamist]

Brooklyn music venue Palisades closed suddenly after a Northside Festival show last week, but will reopen in August. [Gothamist]

This week Community Board 1 rejected a liquor license application from Williamsburg pop-up nightclub Mirage. [Brooklyn Paper]

An 800-to-900 unit apartment building called Bushwick II is planned for the former Rheingold Brewery site in, you guessed it, Bushwick. [The Real Deal]

As an alternative to riding the L train (which will undergo a long closure for repairs beginning in 2019), one designer proposed connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn via a tunnel resembling a “giant, inflatable condom.” [DNA Info]

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Company will open a location on 48th Avenue in Long Island City. [Long Island City Post]

People’s Pops has reportedly closed its First Avenue outpost. [EV Grieve]

Azaleas in the East Village and Brooklyn Fox Lingere in Williamsburg both made this round up of the best lingerie shops in Gotham. [Refinery 29]