Lower East Side Links

–More layoffs at the Tenement Museum, as the pandemic takes its toll. [NY1]

–The governor’s crackdown on bars operating in violation of pandemic rules brought the State Liquor Authority to the Lower East Side this week. Among the establishments receiving suspensions: SET L.E.S. [Gothamist]

–Reconstruction of the Rutgers tunnel means selected late night and weekend closures of the F Train at East Broadway starting in September. [Brooklyn Eagle]

–NEST+M envisions full-time remote learning in the fall. [New York Post]

–Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s campaign operatives are beginning their victory lap, but challenger Suraj Patel says there are still votes to be counted. [New York Post]

–Demolition permits have been filed for 63 Pitt St. with a new 13-story tower in the works. [New York Yimby]

–The city has opened a handful of municipal swimming pools. While Hamilton Fish on the Lower East Side is supposed to open sometime soon, officials have not provided a date. [Channel 11]

–The Metrograph launches a digital membership program. [IndieWire]

–Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads reminisces about the Bowery: “It was not unusual to have to step over or around a dead body.” [The New Yorker]