The Day | The Bookshop Needs Another Mob

Peridance Capezio Center at Union SquareBrenda H.

Good morning, East Village.

The economic woes at St. Mark’s Bookshop continue, but Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York refuses to bow to the ailing print industry. The blog has planned a cash mob on Saturday at 3 p.m. To hear the owners (and Jeremiah) tell it, the stakes couldn’t be higher. “We’re in the midst of some serious summer doldrums and could use a little lift….a shot in the arm,” one of the owners writes.

The fallout from the theft of guns from Ninth Precinct locker rooms continues. The Post reports that one of the suspects in the ring is a woman who sold her web streaming company for $70 million in 2000. She then blew through her fortune and got caught up — allegedly — in last week’s bust involving the guns and “large-scale drug deals.”

Grub Street has more analysis of the images spotted at the location of Andrew Carmellini’s new French restaurant. According to the blog, the mysterious images at 380 Lafayette Street harks back to famous silk-screened posters that “went up all over Paris after De Gaulle left France in May of 1968 during the protests.”

EV Grieve spots some anarchist graffiti on the old Cabrini Center.

The Daily Mail has shots of Zoe Kravitz and Penn Badgely of Gossip Girl traipsing around the neighborhood.