Lower East Side Links

–Police make an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a resident at an East 9th Street shelter. [Patch]

–Local activists push back against the mayor’s latest plans for a huge new jail in Chinatown. [Tribeca Trib]

–The NYPD comes out against the City Council’s proposals to crack don on placard parking abuse. [Politico New York]

–Three young lawmakers, including local Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, blast the governor for his $25,000 a plate fundraiser.  The governor lashes out. [New York Post]

–Big banks continue to scale back. Capitol One exits the East Village. [EV Grieve]

–What has every trendy development project just got to have? A food hall, of course!  The Essex Crossing project on the Lower East Side is one example of the trend. [Shopping Center Business]

–Fine dining vet Samuel Yoo opens Golden Diner at 123 Madison St. He explains, “The whole point is to be affordable and approachable, try to have the whole neighborhood, as well as people who want to, eat solid food made well at not too crazy of a price point and no pretense.” [Eater]