Lower East Side Links

–Sheldon Silver loses a new bid to stay out of prison. He’s been ordered to surrender to federal authorities Oct. 5 to begin serving a seven year sentence for public corruption. [New York Times]

–Five years after 5Pointz was wiped away in the Bronx, many of its artists are showing their work at the Museum of Street Art, soon to open at the CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery. [New York Times]

–A hearing has finally been scheduled for the Small Business Jobs Survival Act. [Crain’s]

–It looks like the East River Park track has reopened after renovations. [EV Grieve]

–The Lower East Side’s OnlyNY is among the streetwear brands embracing maligned government institutions such as the MTA. [GQ]

–How an old school Italian restaurant on Baxter Street became a fashionista hot spot: “In a city whose famed grit is being sanded away, a certain young romantic chases authenticity. And this purity tends to be found in holdouts like Forlini’s.” [New York Times]

–Here’s what you should eat at San Gennaro. [Gothamist]