Lower East Side Links

–“How New York Allowed Gentrification for $16 million.” The Grey Lady finally discovers the Rivington House scandal. [New York Times]

–More details are revealed about an email from developer Joel Landau that paved the way for Rivington House’s restrictive deed to be lifted. [Politico New York]

–Landau’s Allure Group is also under scrutiny for land deals in Brooklyn, where the developer also sold off a nursing home [Wall Street Journal]

–The rabbi being sued by congregants of the Home of the Sages shul apparently has another battle on his hands. Samuel Aschkenazi is being investigated by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. [New York Post]

–A look at Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who’s not exactly Mr. Popularity among the tenants of buildings he owns on the Lower East Side. [Gothamist]

–Lower East Side parents have designed a school integration plan which would change the way students are assigned to elementary schools in Community District 1. [Chalkbeat]

–A new report breaks down commute time by neighborhood [Metro]

–Brooklyn’s 15 minutes is already up? “The momentum may be shifting back this spring as luster returns to Manhattan night life.” [New York Times]