Lower East Side Links

–Parents at Great Oaks Charter School on Delancey Street sound the alarm following the release of a traffic safety report. The new Localize.city app ranked Great Oaks number two on a list of most pedestrians and cyclists hit within 500 feet of a school. [New York Post]

–At Sheldon Silver’s trial, lobbyist Brian Meara testified that he was worried and concerned after learning that the powerful assembly speaker was receiving a share of legal fees from Glenwood Management. [AM New York]

–The Lower East Side artist, Marco, talks about why he opened up a quirky coffee shop on Allen Street. [New York Times]

–Pier 17’s new rooftop concert venue debuts this summer with Amy Schumer and Kings of Leon. [Channel 4]