Lower East Side Links

The city is gearing up to announce development deals on several NYCHA sites. The mayor says his plan is nothing like Michael Bloomberg’s controversial infill proposal. While not mentioned in the article, it appears likely that some of the sites will be on the Lower East Side (Politico NY).

The city has decided to move forward with an affordable housing plan at the Elizabeth Street Garden (DNA Info).

A Pell Street travel agent is accused of swindling $45,000 from customers (Daily News).

A J Train operator at Delancey Street was punched in the face (AMNY).

Fashion designer Nathan Bogle unloads his Eldridge Street apartment, which was most recently listed for $1.5 million (Observer).