According to a report released by Comptroller Scott Stringer, negligence by city officials allowed the Rivington House nursing home—which occupies land long reserved for non-profits—to be sold earlier this year for $72 million. [The Real Deal]

In Alphabet City, Target signed a 30-year lease at 500 E. 14th Street. [The Real Deal]

Three Lower East Side galleries—Bosi Contemporary, Sasha Wolf and Tracy William—have shuttered in recent weeks. [Bowery Boogie]

Tompkins Square Bagels plans to open its second East Village outpost next month. [EV Grieve]

Luca Vincenzini will lobby before Community Board 3 this month to bring his Roman street food spot, Trapizzino, to the Orchard Street space currently occupied by Goodfella’s. [Bowery Boogie]

The new Mad Men-esque meeting space MEET on Bowery recently debuted near the Broome Street intersection. [NY Observer]

Azaleas, the Second Avenue purveyor of lingerie and swimwear, just debuted a second location on Greenwich Avenue in the West Village. [Racked NY]

Assembly New York and Edith Machinist made this Lower East Side guide to the neighborhood’s best shopping spots. [Racked NY]