Lower East Side Links

–A police officer suffered minor injuries after being struck by a car on East 15th Street last night. The car was later found abandoned on the East Houston Street exit ramp at FDR Drive. [Channel 7]

–Here’s a first glimpse of the 28-story condo tower set to go up next to the former Bialystoker Nursing Home building. [The Real Deal]

–The city has posted a full vacate order for the former P.S. 64 building. [EV Grieve]

–The beloved karaoke bar, Winnie’s, gentrified out of its longtime Bayard Street location, is back! Owner Winnie Mui has relocated to 58 East Broadway. [Eater]

–At Niche, chef Shigetoshi Nakamura “cuts to the chase.” [The New Yorker]

–The popular Flushing spot, Friendship BBQ, is opening a location at 103 Bowery. [Eater]