Morning Reads: Gambling Den Buyer, Bus Stop Shutterbug, Gallery Closure

The previously undisclosed buyer of the East Broadway building siezed in a 2012 gambling raid and sold at auction in March turns out to be clothing designer Alberto Makali. (The Real Deal)

A local photographer is amassing a portfolio of portraits of MTA bus riders around the LES and East Village. (CityLab)

Feature Inc., the art gallery at 131 Allen St., has closed in the wake of the February death of its founder. (Facebook)

Chatting with artist workers at Snack Dragon’s East Village location in advance of its imminent closure due to rising rents. (Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York)