Lower East Side Links

–A teenager who admitted to raping a woman he and two friends met in an Eldridge Street internet cafe received a 14-year prison sentence yesterday. In court, the judge said, “The conduct in this case went beyond rash, went beyond dangerous, went beyond reprehensible… It was borderline sadistic.” [New York Times]

–An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on East 12th Street. [DNA Info]

–AEG Live is making a play for The Bowery Presents. It’s unclear how the acquisition will impact local venues Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge. [New York Times]

–Video: Last days of the Mars Bar. [EV Grieve]

–Here’s another take on the documentary film about Streit’s Matzo, which opened at the Film Forum yesterday. [Hollywood Reporter]