Lower East Side Links

The tenants of 444 East 13th St. are using covert audio and video recordings to battle their landlord in court (NYT).

Even though the City Council has allocated more money for crossing guards, the city has not been able to fill many of the new positions (Channel 11).

Cognitive neuroscientist Colin Ellard walked through Sara D. Roosevelt Park with sensors to “measure the physical and mental effects of our streetscapes.” (Science Friday).

Streit’s Matzo, the former Lower East Side company, is battling to move matzo into the mainstream. It’s a big reason they signed Jill Zarin on as a spokesperson (The Forward).

Bettie Visits CBGB: Personal photos from the 1970s (Flavorwire).