On Wednesday, Bushwick resident Bryan Aponte, 22, was convicted of multiple charges, including the 2015 murder of a sheet metal worker in 2015. Aponte will be sentenced later this month to as many as 57 years imprisonment. [DNA Info]

Alphabet City gay bar Eastern Bloc will conclude its 12-year run with a closing party Sunday night at 9 p.m. [EV Grieve]

Ludlow Street designer clothing and accessories shop ODD will soon relocate to Grand Street in Williamsburg. [Bowery Boogie]

CW Pencil Enterprise, which was forced to close in June due a mold outbreak in its Forsyth Street building, will return to the Lower East Side in late September at a TBA address. [DNA Info]

Mark in the East Village, Uncle Boons in Nolita, and Donna in Williamsburg are among the city’s best frozen drink destinations, per a new round-up. [Gothamist]

Next week, Chelsea Marshall of Bushwick will release her picture book for young adults, What are we even doing with our lives? [Brooklyn Paper]

At the former home of Nights & Weekends, One Bedford is seeking performers every Tuesday night for its forthcoming Greenpoint Artist Series. [Greenpointers]

Tour a one-bedroom Kent Avenue condo on the market for just under $800K. [Curbed NY]