Lower East Side Links

–The City Council is expected to approve two bills today aimed at improving pedestrian safety. [AMNY]

–A New York City Councilman wants to create an Office of Nightlife with a “Night Mayor” to advocate for DIY nightlife establishments. [Gothamist]

–More coverage of the lawsuit filed against the state department of health over the agency’s stonewalling on the Rivington House scandal. [Daily News]

–An Italian investor was allegedly burned in a condo flipping scheme involving an apartment at 153 Bowery. [New York Post]

–Katz’s Deli is launching a worldwide shipping service. [Wall Street Journal]