Lower East Side Links

–The fatal stabbing of a student in the Bronx recalls a similar tragedy on the Lower East Side in 1993. The sister of stabbing victim Angel Jimenez says, “They failed… They failed with my brother. The Board of Education has failed again.” [Daily News]

–Following a high profile settlement between the state AG and a NYC property owner and the passage of tenant protection laws, the Rent Stabilization Association calls tenant harassment claims overblown. [Fox Business]

–The city’s transportation commissioner says she’s unenthused about a proposal to restrict 14th Street to buses and bikes during the L-Train shutdown. [Streetsblog]

–DJ Jonathan Toubin advocates for the repeal of NYC’s outdated cabaret law. It’s an idea that’s finally being contemplated. [Vice]

–The Contra team might be trying to open a pizza place in the Whynot coffee space on Orchard Street, but it’s far from a done deal. [Eater]

–Paloma Rocket plots its move from Clinton Street to Second Avenue. [EV Grieve]

–Greater Gotham makes its debut: “Inside the front cover of Mike Wallace’s magisterial sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gotham is a signature pink-and-mustard Sanborn Insurance Co. map of Lower Manhattan with Wall Street at its core. Inside the back cover is another building-by-building survey, this one of the Lower East Side, then the densest place on the planet.” [New York Times]

–Here’s Community Board 3’s October meeting agendas. [CB3]