Lower East Side Links

–Cops are looking for a suspect who groped a 19-year-old woman inside a building near Ludlow and Broome streets. [Channel 7]

–A community-driven campaign has been launched to save Gem Spa, “possibly New York’s most famous corner store.” [New York Times]

–The Blackstone Group will provide Extell with a $692 million loan for One Manhattan Square, the failed Lower East Side project which boats 688 unsold condo units. [Commercial Observer]

–A $6 million lawsuit has been filed by the Children’s Magical Garden against a developer who allegedly dumped trash in the garden in an act of vengeance. [Patch]

–The debut of the first section of the Market Line figures prominently in New York’s fall restaurant previews. October? We’ll see. [Bloomberg]