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Matzoball at Capitale.

A Jew-ish Christmas on the Lower East Side

Former Clinton Street bodega space is destined to become a Subway Sandwich outlet.

Subway Sandwich Shop Coming to 221 East Broadway

Morning Reads: Gas Stations Demolished, LES Prep Graduation Rate, Recalling 1970s-Era Police Murders

The neighborhood’s last two gas stations are being demolished (EV Grieve).

Lower East Side Prep has the highest dropout rate of any high school in the city, but since it’s a “second chance” school, that’s not very surprising (Post).

The governor is poised to challenge Sheldon Silver and the teachers’ union over education policy (Daily News).

The murders of two police officers conjure up memories of the 1970s, including the killings of another pair of cops on the Lower East Side (NYT).

Police handed out fewer tickets to bicyclists this year but cracked down on jaywalkers (Post).

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Con Ed Plant, East 14th Street. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Con Ed Plant, East 14th Street. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Cloudy today with a high of 44.

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City Issues Partial Stop Work Order at Extell’s Cherry Street Construction Site (Updated)

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Mission Chinese Opened at 171 East Broadway Last Night

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Shop Talk: Low Budget, Last Minute Gifts From the Neighborhood

Here are contributor Jessica Delfino’s ideas for some last minute holiday gifts on the cheap:

BAGELS, BIALYS and RUGELAH, OH MY!: Baked goods make …

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Lunar New Year Holiday Proposal Becomes State Law


LESpace’s Holiday Hoo-Ha at 201 Allen St. Tonight

Morning Reads: DOE Makes a Deal With Success Academy, Organizing the Gentrifiers, Mission Chinese Opening

The Department of Education agrees to provide space in traditional public school buildings for at least some of Success Academy’s new charter schools. The charter chain plans to site one new school on the Lower East Side, although the location remains unknown (School Book).

There are concerns about a recently launched initiative to engage new residents in gentrifying neighborhoods (Gotham Gazette).

“A true gem,” Ben Shaoul’s latest East Village luxury project (EV Grieve).

An employee says Mission Chinese will open by Tuesday (Eater).

Auctioning off a bit of culinary history — the contents of wd-50 are sold to the highest bidders (Eater).

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Video Goes Viral Showing Arrest of Teenage Suspects on East Broadway (Updated 12/20))