Lower East Side Links

–Cops arrested a guy “peering into parked cars at the corner of Grand and Ludlow streets with a gun, burglary tools and a crack pipe in his possession.” [DNA Info]

–Police are looking for a suspect who tried to rape a 21-year-old woman Wednesday near Stanton and Suffolk streets. She was apparently “in and out of consciousness” during the attack. [New York Post]

–City Comptroller Scott Stringer says he’ll go public with the results of his Rivington House investigation very soon. [Observer]

–There are some new details about the new venue opening in the former Nevada Smiths space. Actor Adrian Grenier is apparently a partner. [EV Grieve]

–The food media can’t get enough of Franco Noriega, Baby Brasa’s chef/model. [Tasting Table]

–Former directors of Lower East Side galleries Louis B. James, On Stellar Rays and Dodge Gallery are opening a new spot on Eldridge Street in September. [Art News]

–Holland Cotter reviews the New Museum’s new exhibition. [New York Times]