Lower East Side Links

–The City Council’s hearing on the Union Square Tech Training Center takes place tomorrow. [EV Grieve]

–The Landmarks Preservation Commission will review plans for a condo building on the Second Avenue explosion site. [Curbed]

–Jeremiah’s take on One Manhattan Square, “the latest luxury monstrosity to vandalize our skyline and bully its way into our low-rise neighborhoods.” [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

–A profile of Onyx Collective, the Lower East Side jazz group that has “accrued a loose community of musicians, painters, skaters, filmmakers, fashion designers, low-key scenesters, high-impact influencers, and everyday kids.” [New York Magazine]

–Several Lower East Side/Chinatown spots made New York Magazine’s “Best New Cheap Eats” list, including BYGGYZ (not new, but endangered), Sherman’s (“a dump with soul”), Boys Don’t Cry (“even the popcorn makes an impression”), Let’s Makan (Malaysian sweets and snacks), Ginger & Lemongrass (Southeast Asian street food) and Davelle (an ambitious Japanese-style cafe). [Grub Street]