Lower East Side Links

–Cops are looking for a suspect who robbed a man at the Delancey Street subway station and then slashed him in Brooklyn. [Daily News]

–The Department of Education is moving closer to a grassroots plan to make District 1 schools more diverse. [Chalkbeat]

–John Banks of the Real Estate Board of New York says the recently approved rent freeze will hurt the quality of the affordable housing stock. [Real Estate Weekly]

–Tracy Williams Ltd. is closing its Hester Street art gallery. [Art News]

–After another collision, there are more concerns about safety at Clinton and East Houston streets. [EV Grieve]

–A “country club sport” comes to the Lower East Side. Here’s a look at this summer’s plans for a squash court at Hamilton Fish Park. [Daily News]