Lower East Side Links

–Local residents are gearing up to protest the proposed Two Bridges mega-towers at a meeting of the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. [NY1]

–Here’s more info about that meeting on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement. [NYC]

–Developer Rotem Rosen has just closed on a $162 million deal to purchase the Hotel Indigo. The transaction includes $73 million in Israeli bonds. Buyers are snapping up NYC hotels in a market oversaturated with rooms. [New York Post]

–A brief interview with the victim of that slashing in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The suspect has still not been caught. [Channel 7]

–24 galleries will show work by women artists during Lower East Side Art Week, which kicks off Oct. 17 (Press Release]

–Scenes from Coffee Shop’s closing day. [Gothamist]