Lower East Side Links

–At a City Council budget hearing, the administration announced its delaying the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project yet again. Construction is now scheduled to start in the fall instead of the spring. [Politico]

–The NYPD is once again under fire for targeting people of color after the violent arrest of a man in a “social distancing enforcement action” outside a deli at East 9th Street and Avenue D. [Gothamist]

–The Allure Group, former owner of Rivington House, is under scrutiny for its management of a Harlem nursing home during the COVID-19 crisis. [Daily News]

–The beloved East Village business. Gem Spa, will not reopen. [EV Grieve]

–One of the city’s oldest bars, Paris Cafe in the Seaport District, has closed for good. [Tribeca Citizen]

–The city is handing out face masks in public spaces, including at Seward Park Monday morning and the Alfred E. Smith Rec Center tomorrow morning. [NYC.gov]

–P.S, 20 teacher Christine Drago is making the most of virtual learning and making sure her students and their families get the support they need during a difficult time. [Channel 7]

–Forgtmenot’s grocery is featured on tv. [Channel 4]