Lower East Side Links

–Laundromats are essential, but many of them, including Delancey Laundromat on the Lower East Side, have chosen to shutter. [The City]

— The New Museum has furloughed 41 members up its 150 person staff. [Artforum]

–A virtual visit with the Lower East Side’s Clayton Patterson and Elsa Rensaa as they endure the social isolation brought on by COVID-19. [NY1]

–State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou says the new state budget falls far short of her community’s expectations. [YouTube]

–After losing one more appeal, Sheldon Silver will be sentenced June 25 for a kickback scheme involving real estate developers. [Daily News]

–“First to feel COVID-19’s impact, Chinatown is first to deliver aid for small businesses. [Next City]

–Community Board 3’s April meetings, live via Zoom. [CB3]

–The Clinton Street club, Caveat, is learning all about the perils and promise of live comedy shows on Zoom. [The New Yorker]

–A plug for the freshly ground horseradish for Passover from the Pickle Guys, but you better hurry. The Lower East Side shop will be closing for awhile after April 7. [New York Times, Instagram]

–After closing for a few days, Odessa on Avenue A is back open. [EV Grieve]