Lower East Side Links

–The Lower East Side gallery, Envoy Enterprises, is closing. Owner Jimi Dams is harshly critical of the current New York City art market and says running a gallery just isn’t fun anymore. [Art News]

–The MTA is expanding M1 bus service. [DNAinfo]

–One Manhattan Square is part of developers’ “live, work, play” obsession. [Real Estate Weekly]

–Opinion: “City Council gone wild with circus animal ban.” Incurring the tabloid editorial board’s wrath is local Council member Rosie Mendez. [Daily News]

–Check out some of the locations on the Lower East Side for today’s Make Music New York. [Website]