Lower East Side Links

–Endorsement Wire: Christopher Marte for City Council District 1. [Villager]

–Endorsement Wire: Carlina Rivera for City Council District 2. [Villager]

–Brooklyn’s Democratic Party boss wants former State Sen. Marty Connor to fill Daniel Squadron’s seat temporarily. This would give Brooklyn the upper-hand over the Manhattan branch of Squadron’s former district. [Brooklyn Paper]

–A look at an issue that the next City Council member in District 2 will inherit: the future of the former P.S. 64/CHARAS building. [Crain’s]

–The City Council approves a proposal for residential conversion of a building on Wooster Street. The property is located within the Soho Cast-Iron Historic District. [City Land]