Lower East Side Links

–Penn South Capital, Conway Capital and Rudd Realty Management snapped up 101-103 Stanton St., a 14-unit tenement building, for $12.9 million. Only four of the apartments remain rent stabilized. The market rate units are empty. [Commercial Observer]

–The Second Avenue explosion sites have been sold. [EV Grieve]

–An opinion writer asks, “Did everyone forget that (Bowery wall muralist) David Choe openly bragged about raping a woman a few years ago? Does that not matter at all?” [Hyperallergic]

–Cops from the 9th Precinct had quite a time with Santiago Ogarrio, a guy who stripped down on East Houston Street yesterday morning and proclaimed, “everyone should be naked!” [DNAinfo]

–“There are a few annual occurrences at the state Capitol you can set your clock to. The budget deadline will be here (ready or not) on April 1. Lawmakers will cram copious amounts of work into the final days of session. And Sen. Daniel Squadron will sing* on the Senate floor.” [Times Union]

–The Lower East Side Film Festival celebrates the 25th anniversary of Home Alone II tonight at midnight, at the Sunshine Cinema. There’s a “Christmas Party” to get you in the mood, complete with free pizza and beer. [Facebook]

–It’s all about chicken at Bep Ga, a tiny new Vietnamese spot on the edge of Sara D. Roosevelt Park. [New York Times]