Lower East Side Links

–Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman praises Essex Crossing in a piece that makes some good points, but is also loaded with factual errors and mischaracterizations of the Lower East Side mega-project. More on the shortcomings in a future story. [New York Times]

–The City Council will consider a commercial rent stabilization plan. [Gothamist]

–A cyclist says he was a victim of a road rage ordeal on the Lower East Side, and police seemed uninterested in helping find the driver who apparently tried to run him down. [Streetsblog]