Lower East Side Links

Happy Pride! Photo by Roger Bultot.

Lower East Side news and notes from the past week:

–An overview of New York’s Primary, which takes place on Tuesday. [The New York Times]

–On the Lower East Side, the election to watch on Tuesday is the primary in the 65th Assembly District, where Grace Lee, Denny Salas and Illapa Sairitupac are competing to succeed Yuh-Line Niou, who’s running for a congressional seat. [The New York Times]

–Click here to find your poll site. [Vote.NYC]

–Sairitupac goes on the offensive regarding Lee’s campaign donations. [PoliticsNY]

–The Working Families Party endorses Niou on the NY 10 Congressional race. [The New York Times]

–Police are looking for a suspect who lit a spa on Eldridge Street on fire. A man and a woman who were inside the business suffered injuries and were hospitalized. [Channel 7]

–Two Lower East galleries joined the NYC art world in responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. [The Art Newspaper]

–Checking in on “Anarchy Row,” where activists have been fighting the mayor’s homeless street sweeps. [The New Yorker]

–Chinatown’s oldest butcher shop is in danger of being evicted. There’s on online fundraising campaign to help 47 Division Street Trading, Inc. [GoFundMe]

–A couple of notable openings: Time, an omakase sushi counter called Time at 105 Canal St. and a speakeasy-style cocktail spot, Paper Planes, hidden in the garden area behind Tzarevna at 154 Orchard St. [The New York Times]