Lower East Side Links

–FDR Drive is back open this morning after a crane smashed into a building at NYCHA’s Riis Houses yesterday. Fortunately no one was injured. [Channel 7]

–There’s a 10 a.m. public hearing today at the City Planning Commission on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan. More details here. Here’s a link for the live feed if you can’t make it in person.

–Chinatown banker and property owner Thomas Sung puts his weight, and money, behind a potential lawsuit against the mayor’s proposal for a massive new jail in Chinatown. [Tribeca Trib]

–Two intersections on the Lower East Side are among the most dangerous in the city: East Houston Street @ Allen Street and Chrystie Street @ Delancey Street. [Curbed]

–Some community gardens are declining to sign new license agreements, saying the city is asking them to give up too much control. [AM New York]

–“Jay Myself,” a documentary about the end of photographer Jay Maisel’s long tenure at 190 Bowery, his “SoHo paradise,” opens today at the Film Forum. [New York Times]

–Speaking of 190 Bowery, the landmarked Germania Bank Building, Shephard Fairey has “returned to one of his old haunts” to create a tribute to Rosario Dawson and female empowerment. [Artnet News]

–There is, of course, no such thing as a brand new dive bar, but Justin Theroux’s new spot on Chrystie Street, Ray’s, has “got heart and chill and good intentions.” [Grub Street]

–Katz’s Deli has a pop-up at the Met. [Food & Wine]