Lower East Side Links

–The NYPD says it will recommend unspecified charges against the truck driver who struck and killed a bicyclist on First Avenue. It will be up to the District Attorney to make the final decision. At last night’s 9th Precinct Community Council meeting, police officials tried to clarify earlier remarks about the tragedy. [DNAinfo]

–Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey cites the Rivington House scandal in making his case against Bill de Blasio. [Commercial Observer]

–Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, which operates COLORS Restaurant on Stanton Street, has joined a lawsuit against Donald Trump. [New York Law Journal]

–You really shouldn’t mess with 28-year-old Shoshana Fisher, a bouncer working for Piano’s Bar on Ludlow Street. [Mic]

–Catching up with Andrew Richardson, “the independent-minded founder of the high-end erotica magazine,” who has a boutique on Broome Street. [W Magazine]