Lower East Side Links

–Select Bus Service began on 14th Street today, but without a car-restricted busway after a judge put that part of the plan on hold. [Channel 7]

–A man was killed in the stairwell of a Mott Street building while trying to move a safe. [Channel 4]

–A victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being stabbed at the La Guardia Houses. [Daily News]

–The city is studying whether to bring protected bike lanes to avenues A, B, C and D. [Patch]

–A new report from NYC’s comptroller documents the sorry state of the city’s park bathrooms. The worst bathrooms are on the Lower East Side and in Chinatown. [Gothamist]

–It’s a New York City Pride March tradition — 95-year-old Lower East Side icon Fran Goldin has been toting this sign at the march for 40 years: “I Adore My Lesbian Daughters — Keep Them Safe.” [New York Times]

–“Defacement’: The Untold Story” at the Guggenheim — Basquiat’s memorial to a Lower East Side graffiti artist. [The New Yorker]