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Retail Space for Lease, Sponsored by Charles H. Greenthal Management Corp.

New to the market! Retail space for lease in the Lower Eastside, located directly across the street from Essex Crossing, Target and …

550 Grand st 1Br

Apartment of the Week, Sponsored by Halstead Property

EXCELLENT 1BR VALUE Spacious one bedroom with updated kitchen! Peaceful location looking out to the Hillman Coop’s private gated park. The windowed eat-in kitchen features updated cabinetry, granite counter tops and a custom dining bar. …

Little Italy on Orchard Street For a Day

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The Showtime series Billions was filming on Orchard Street yesterday. They created a mini-San Gennaro Festival.  Thanks to @bialystoker_les for the photo.


Cops Need Help Finding Suspects in 80 Bowery Jewelry Store Robbery

Police are asking for help in finding several men suspected of robbing a jewelry store at 80 Bowery on Tuesday afternoon.

The robbers threatened …


Activists Commemorate One Year Since Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico

It has been one year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. To mark the event and to focus attention on the island’s continuing struggles …


Oh, Diller! Yes, This Place is Still Coming to Grand Street

Alan LeNoble spotted some activity outside Diller, the long-delayed fried pickle spot from the Pickle Guys. Permanent signage was going up yesterday at 357 …

5th Precinct Pit Stop

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David Sierra took this photo, we’re guessing, on Eldridge Street.


Robbers Swipe $100,000 in Jewels During Robbery at 80 Bowery

Police are looking for two men who robbed a jewelry store yesterday afternoon, firing at least one shot before fleeing. …

After the Storm


A peachy sky over the Williamsburg Bridge after yesterday’s storm. Photo by Alan LeNoble.

Lower East Side Links

–Sheldon Silver loses a new bid to stay out of prison. He’s been ordered to surrender to federal authorities Oct. 5 to begin serving a seven year sentence for public corruption. [New York Times]

–Five years after 5Pointz was wiped away in the Bronx, many of its artists are showing their work at the Museum of Street Art, soon to open at the CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery. [New York Times]

–A hearing has finally been scheduled for the Small Business Jobs Survival Act. [Crain’s]

–It looks like the East River Park track has reopened after renovations. [EV Grieve]

–The Lower East Side’s OnlyNY is among the streetwear brands embracing maligned government institutions such as the MTA. [GQ]

–How an old school Italian restaurant on Baxter Street became a fashionista hot spot: “In a city whose famed grit is being sanded away, a certain young romantic chases authenticity. And this purity tends to be found in holdouts like Forlini’s.” [New York Times]

–Here’s what you should eat at San Gennaro. [Gothamist]

San Gennaro 2018


The view down Grand Street, facing east, during the San Gennaro Festival. Thanks to Ritu Saheb for the photo.

Gathering by the East River


Yom Kippur begins at sundown tomorrow evening. Dave Bolotsky took this photo along the East River last night.

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New Essex Street Market Opening Delayed Until 2019

The old Essex Street Market has served its purpose for 78 years. Turns out, the 1940 building on the northeast corner of Essex and Delancey streets will be put to use for at least a few weeks longer. …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

(Opinion) Union Square Tech Training Center: Good for Our Community, Good For Underserved Youth

The following op/ed was written by Meghan Joye, a member of Community Board 3 and chair of CB3’s Economic Development Committee. …

Skating Under the Manhattan Bridge, One Manhattan Square Looms Nearby

photo by Mike McCabe

photo by Mike McCabe

Good morning.  Here’s a nice shot of Coleman Skate Park, under the Manhattan Bridge, from Mike McCabe (@manhattanreviewofunnaturalacts). The view of One Manhattan Square looming nearby is hard to miss. It will be humid today with a high of 80℉ and some evening showers.