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NYC Half Marathon Set to Flow Through the Lower East Side

If you haven’t heard, this year’s NYC Half Marathon, a huge annual race organized by New York Road Runners, will be passing through the Lower East Side this year. …


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New to Market! – 3 & 4 Bedroom apartments in East River!

See them both at our Open Houses this Sunday! …

415 Grand St 1BR

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Seward Park 1 Bedroom/Balcony!

Spacious one bedroom/balcony with mint renovated kitchen. Large living room with double exposures and airy views to midtown and …

Photo from Dr. Mitchell Katz's Twitter.

The Rivington House Effect: New Nursing Wing Opens at Gouverneur

There was evidently a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at New York Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur for 60 new nursing home beds. …

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Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 | Angel Rivera took this photo in Chinatown. | Weather: Look for rain showers throughout the day today with a high of 43. More rain tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and a high of 56. Ditto on Sunday. Showers off and on with a high of 50. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

Mayor de Blasio with former First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris, November 2017. Photo: NYC Mayor's Office.

Former City Official Claims Mayoral Aide Pushed For False Rivington House Testimony

Ricardo Morales, a central figure in the Rivington House debacle, has filed a lawsuit against the de Blasio administration. …

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Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 | Everyone wanted to hang out in the park yesterday, enjoying a record-smashing 78 degree day. This photo is from the Seward Park Conservancy. | Weather: A big change today. Look for rain throughout the day and a high of 46. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY


Buildings Evacuated After Elevated Carbon Monoxide Levels Detected

A manhole fire earlier today led to the evacuation of the Hotel on Rivington and several other buildings in the area. The Fire Department reported elevated carbon monoxide levels. …

Boubouki at Essex Market

Boubouki Closes Stall in Essex Street Market Next Week

Boubouki, the tiny stall offering authentic Greek food, will be closing for good in the Essex Street Market next week. …

Frances Goldin celebrated the opening of 175 Delancey St., January 2018. Photos by Emil Cohen/New York City Council.

Coming Home 50 Years Later: Residents Settle In at the Frances Goldin Senior Apartments

On a blustery fall day in 2009, Frances Goldin joined fellow affordable housing activists on a desolate stretch of Suffolk Street. …

Security camera photos/NYPD.

55-Year-Old Man Beaten and Robbed in Lobby of Rutgers Houses

Security camera photos/NYPD.

A 55-year-old man was brutally beaten in a robbery Monday night in the lobby of the Rutgers Houses.

It happened around …

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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 | @gguten took this photo in Chinatown. | Weather: Cloudy skies with afternoon showers expected and a record high of 72. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

Photo by Karlin Chan.

In Chinatown, Saluting the Heroism of School Shooting Victim Peter Wang

There was a vigil held in Chinatown’s Kimlau Square today for Peter Wang, the 15-year-old student who died holding the door open for classmates during last week’s Florida school shooting. …


Don’t Miss “Pollock,” at Abrons Arts Center, Sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York

The U.S. premiere of POLLACK, currently running in the underground theater at Abrons Arts Center, is a New York Time Pick! Read the glowing review here. …

Straus Square.

LES Partnership Seeks Artist Proposals For Pedestrian Plazas

Here’s a new opportunity for artists on the Lower East Side. The LES Partnership is inviting proposals for artwork to be displayed on seating modules in a few pedestrian plazas throughout the neighborhood. …