Lower East Side Links

–Supporters and opponents of a senior housing project on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden squared off at the City Council. [Patch]

–Tenants and landlords testified at yesterday’s State Assembly hearing in New York City regarding proposed rent law reforms. [AM New York]

–It looks like high profile journalist Ronan Farrow is your new neighbor. [Architectural Digest]

–One of the best garden spaces on the Lower East Side is back in business, as the new Thai spot Wayla opens its doors. [Gothamist]

–Lower East Side clothing designer Martin Keehn opens his new Ludlow Street location tonight with a grand opening party, creative collaborations and giveaways. [Email invite]

–The Bike Expo is back on the Lower East Side this weekend. [Bike NYC]