Lower East Side Links

–At a rally in Confucius Plaza to show solidarity with Hong Kong activists, pro-Beijing counter protesters apparently threw bottles at those in attendance. [Gothamist]

–Four Albany lawmakers, including local Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou are telling their own painful stories to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. [New York Times]

–Have you heard about the condo owners at 165 Henry St. who carved up part of the building into micro-apartments with ceilings barely four-feet high? [New York Post]

–The two condo owners face more than $100,000 in fines each. [AM New York]

–The Community Healthcare Network will eventually be gentrified out of its Essex Street location due to Essex Crossing. It has a new home in the neighborhood, but is pleading with the city to provide financial support to accommodate the move. [Bedford & Bowery]

–Elected officials blast the city for turning a section of East 10th Street into a garbage truck parking lot. [AM New York]

–You can rent a 2-bedroom at Samy Mahfar’s new building on East Houston Street for around $6,700/month. [EV Grieve]