Lower East Side Links

–A bankruptcy court appointed broker is trying to unload a 46,000 commercial building at 55 Chrystie Street. He claims many owners of multi-family residential buildings have expressed interest because, “they can’t operate under the new rent laws and want to invest in other types of assets.” [New York Post]

–The City Council approves legislation to crack down on placard parking abuses. [New York Post]

–Renovations in Seward Park are nearly complete. The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting Dec. 12 at 9 a.m. [Seward Park Conservancy]

–At Partybus Bakeshop on Essex Street, you can sample cookies and other baked goods from Jacqueline Eng, a “magical wizard who bakes things that look fairly ordinary, but taste like some sort of fantastic dream come true.”  [Gothamist]

–The first Yiddish play staged in this country — inside a beer hall on the Bowery — will be revived at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. [The Forward]

–The Tompkins Square Park tree lighting takes place Dec. 8. [EV Grieve]