Lower East Side Links

–The International Center of Photography is opening on the Bowery June 23. [Artnet News]

–A rally was held on the Bowery yesterday to protest the evictions of rent stabilized tenants. [Daily News]

–A closer look at the battle at 83-85 Bowery, “a clash of old and new in a Manhattan real estate prairie.” [New York Times]

–A man in Chinatown was sentenced to 12 years in prison for going after his son with a meat cleaver. [Daily News]

–“Bracing for life without Shelly;” members of the Jewish community are not anxious to talk about what the end of Sheldon Silver’s reign means for them. [The Jewish Week]

–Have you heard? Bernie Sanders is holding a rally in Washington Square Park at 8 p.m. [Channel 7]

Happening Today: City Council members Margaret Chin and Rosie Mendez will go before Community Board 3’s land use committee to explain their votes on the mayor’s controversial zoning plan. You can read more details here. The meeting takes place at Seward Park Extension, 56 Essex St., at 6:30 p.m.