Lower East Side Links

–A woman was killed on Leonard Street last night after being struck by an intercity bus. The bus had picked up passengers on Allen Street and was bound for Tennessee. [Daily News]

–A man was critically injured by a private carting truck on Canal Street.  [Daily News]

–The mayor came to Chinatown for a closed-door meeting on his plans for a new 50-story jail. Neighbors were skeptical and angry about being excluded from the meeting. [Crain’s]

–Chinatown food vendors talk about adapting to a changing neighborhood and a shifting marketplace. [New York Times]

–An elderly woman and her caretaker were badly hurt in a fire at 113 Mott St. [Channel 2]

–Editorial: The city needs to stop talking about resiliency and finally do something about the vulnerable waterfront. [AM New York]

–There’s a campaign to stop a proposed dog park on the grounds of the Hillman Houses, near P.S. 110. [Channel 2]

–Brooklyn’s 315 Gallery is moving to Henry Street on the Lower East Side and will be renamed “Jack Barrett.” [Art News]

–The Eldridge Street gallery, “Yours, Mine and Ours,” is closing. [Art News]

–“The misadventures of an idealistic restaurant.” Colors on Stanton Street closed a short time after relocating to the Lower East Side. Now the restaurant/training center will reopen under a new business model. [New York Times]

–Michael Che, a former resident of the Alfred E. Smith Houses, announces a comedy show to benefit NYCHA. [Daily News]