Lower East Side Links | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
--The battle for affordable housing on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden heads for the City Council today. --Lower East Side seniors rally to save M14 A and D service as the MTA looks at eliminating stops to make way for the SBS express line. --The Cooper Square Committee steps up its campaign to repurpose former church sites in the neighborhood as affordable housing. A town hall is coming up next week. --An artist is hoping cops will track down a thief who walked out of a Lower East Side gallery with her painting. --One of the best garden spaces on the Lower East Side is back in business, as the new Thai spot Wayla opens its doors.