Man Stabbed in East Broadway Subway Station

There was a stabbing in the East Broadway subway station last night.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. According to reports, two men were arguing …

East River View

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Good morning. Here’s a recent shot of the Williamsburg Bridge from Joel Raskin.

Lower East Side Links

–Another look at the controversy surrounding the city’s new plan for an East River flood barrier. [City Limits]

–Opinion, the city’s war on delivery cyclists: “We are not the fairest city in America, as the mayor likes to boast, because the city is currently punishing its lowest-wage, most-exploited workers whose jobs only exist because rich people want them to exist.” [Streetsblog]

–The initial lineup of the new Webster Hall, opening in late April, will include Patti Smith,  D.J. TroyBoi, Sharon Van Etten, Broken Social Scene and MGMT. [New York Times]

–The owner of The Strand proposes an alternative to landmarking. [Gothamist]

–The Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union has a new leader. [Credit Union Times]

–For Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, family trips to Russ & Daughters as a child were a formative experience. [Quartz]

–St. Mark’s Comics closes after the weekend. [EV Grieve]

–A New Niche: Chef Shigetoshi Nakamura works his magic at a new noodle spot on Delancey Street. [Eater]


essex market

New “Essex Market” Signage Goes Up in Advance of Springtime Move

Observant TLD reader Alan LeNoble was on the scene yesterday as signage was going up on the southeast corner of Essex and Delancey streets …


Subway Stairwell on Essex Street to Close For Three Months

Beginning next week, you won’t be able to use the stairs leading to and from the subway station on the southeast side of Delancey …

Happy Lunar New Year From Chinatown!

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Good morning! Were you in Chinatown yesterday for the big Lunar New Year parade? If not, @psychopooch has got you covered.

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Grand Street Perch


Good morning! Andrea DiFiore took this photo at Grand and Clinton streets.

Canarsie Tunnel. MTA Photo.

MTA Releases a Few More Details About L Train Repair Plan

The MTA is dribbling out more details about the impact on commuters of the looming Canarsie Tunnel repair project. While the governor canceled the full L Train shutdown, there will still be significant service disruptions when work begins this spring. …

View From the Bridge


John Maher took this photo from the pedestrian deck of the Manhattan Bridge.


Rehabilitation of Luther Gulick Park Set to Begin in March

Just a couple of months after The Lo-Down came into being, in June of 2009, a grass-roots campaign to revitalize Luther Gulick Park on …

Lower East Side Links

–The city plans to tear down the LaGuardia Bathhouse and replace it with a playing field. [Patch]

–The former Bowery Savings Bank, operated at the Capitale events space in recent years, heads to auction. [Bloomberg]

–NYCHA’s new interim chair, Kathryn Garcia, visits the Vladeck Houses. [WCBS Radio]

–The City Council moves to crack down on placard parking. [New York Post]

–Lower East Side institution, Russ & Daughters, opens a big new location at Brooklyn Navy Yard. [Grub Street]

Allen Street Desolation


Here’s a look at a barren stretch of Allen Street that remains untouched years after a failed effort to revive all of the pedestrian malls from the East River up to Houston Street.

Stanton Street Building Rally New (2)

A Rally for the Return of the Stanton Street Building as a Community Space (Updated)


Here’s one way to spend part of your Valentine’s Day:

WHAT: On Thursday February 14th, Council Member Margaret Chin …

Holiday Rituals on Allen Street

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Good morning! Lunar New Year celebrations are in full swing in Chinatown. Here’s a photo from David Sierra.