Lower East Side Links

–An update on the 2021 city elections, including the District 1 City Council race. [New York County Politics]

–Essex Crossing developers have started their marketing push for 202 Broome St., a luxury condo tower nearing completion. The penthouse duplex will set you back $6.6 million. [New York Yimby]

–A 6,000 square foot townhouse on Eldridge Street has been on the market for a few years. After several price drops, it can now be yours for just under $8 million, waterfall included. [Curbed]

–A look back at the history of the East Broadway subway station, celebrating its 85th birthday. [Jewish Press]

–It’s been a fixture on Fourth Avenue for years. Now Halloween Adventure is shutting its doors. [New York Post]

–Is it over for New York? Fran Lebowitz and Martin Scorsese aren’t buying it. Scorsese recalls his early years on the Lower East Side and says the city, “regenerates like a phoenix and creates some different pockets of life and art and culture… It’s natural for the city to resurrect itself constantly.” [Los Angeles Times]

–Remembering guitarist Sylvain Sylvain of the New York Dolls. [Daily News]

–The mutual aid group, Canal Cafeteria, is putting out a cookbook as part of a fundraising campaign to support its Lower East Side fresh food initiatives. [Time Out]

–Can Chinatown’s BYOB restaurants survive Covid? [Wine Enthusiast]

–Nimbus is a new commercial kitchen on Stanton Street, which aims to host many different food concepts. One business making use of the space is Roberta’s, which plans to offer pizza delivery. [The New York Times]