Lower East Side Links

–Police released a new photo of a suspect wanted in a string of violent assaults on the Lower East Side. [Channel 2]

–Prosecutors say a suspect accused of beating a Lower East Side resident to death snapped because the man wouldn’t turn on the air conditioner. The suspect, Truman Delaney, met the victim and his wife through a CIA Facebook page, and had been living with them in an apartment on Henry Street. [New York Post]

–Local residents mobilized against the mayor’s resiliency plan for East River Park, but the City Planning Commission signed off on the proposal anyway. Next stop: City Council. [Patch]

–Suraj Patel will try again to unseat U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney. The congresswoman now has four opponents in the Democratic Primary. [BuzzFeed News]

–A police union president circulated video of someone tagging a cop car in Chinatown to, “illustrate the lack of respect for police officers.” [Daily News]

–Roberta’s Pizza is opening a location on Avenue A near East 1st Street. [Commercial Observer]

–Mark Israel toiled for six years to create his new sourdough doughnut at the Doughnut Plant. [New York Times]