Lower East Side Links

–The City Council today is expected to vote in favor of a law imposing a plastic bag fee. Local Council member Margaret Chin is a main sponsor. [Politico New York]

–Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and one of the Lower East Side’s least favorite landlords, is profiled. [Bloomberg]

–The Lightstone Group has purchased an East Village residential portfolio for $127 million. [Commercial Observer]

–Renovations are taking place at a former squat on East 10th Street. [EV Grieve]

–Shutting down the L Train for repairs: The MTA weighs two options. [New York Times]

–There’s a kosher pop-up at Chabad House Bowery. [The Forward]

–El Luchador opens today at 132 Ludlow St. Free chicken tacos for everyone! [Facebook]