Lower East Side Links

–Around 500 apartments have now been completed in the big Essex Crossing project. The 14-screen Regal movie theater is scheduled to open by the end of the month with the first phase of the Market Line debuting in May. [Commercial Observer]

–A building owner on East 13th Street is trying to nullify leases in bankruptcy court. The city and the state AG are stepping in on the tenants’ behalf. [Channel 4]

–The de Blasio administration is resurrecting a Bloomberg-era plan to build out into the East River, below the Brooklyn Bridge, as part of its latest resiliency scheme. [Gothamist]

–Documenting  “the fashion kids, the art kids, the theatre kids, the who-knows-what kids” in Corlears Hook Park. [The New Yorker]

–Local organizations can sign up to take part in Lower East Side History Month [Google Form]