Lower East Side Links

–Tyrese Haspil pleads not guilty in the murder of his former boss, tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh. The grizzly crime happened in Saleh’s Lower East Side condo. [The Daily News]

–Cancel rent? Chinatown landlord Jan Lee says it’s not quite so simple: “All of these things that you hear about ‘well, just cancel the rent and the landlord will find a way to make it happen,’ that is not true for the most part for a lot of immigrant landlords and particularly those landlords who are people of color, and there’s a lot of us.” [Channel 2]

–Chloë Sevigny introduces her baby to the wonders of B&H Dairy. [The New Yorker]

–Touring the East Village with Luc Sante. [The New York Times]

–Meet the award winning teacher, Lou Lahana, who runs an innovative program at the Lower East Side’s P.S. 188 that uses art and technology to confront homelessness. [Chalkbeat]

–Remembering Chhapte Sherpa, a beloved member of the Russ & Daughters family, whose “smile, good humor, positive attitude, insightfulness, and care for others made every day better by just being around him.” [Russ & Daughters Instagram]