News Links Lower East Side Links July 24, 2015 FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinReddIt There will be a sleepover/protest in Tompkins Square Park August 9 in response to the NYPD’s erection of a patrol tower. It’s been 27 years since the infamous Tompkins Square riots (Facebook invite). For tenants, there is a bright side to the new state rent law (Gothamist). Local Council members say it’s time to ban tourist helicopters downtown (Crain’s). Remembering the Young Lords: An exhibition “¡Presente!” is taking place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio and Loisaida Inc. (NYT).