Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | Did you catch the rainbow after last night’s storm? Lots of TLD readers did. Here’s the view over the Forward Building. | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 95. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
Lands End I residential building on South Street.
Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request reveal preliminary plans for two new …
–The MTA is announcing today that it will completely shut the L Train tunnel for a year-and-a-half beginning in January 2019. [New York Times]
–Opinion: Mark Peters of the Department of Investigation is a “watch dog without a bark” in the Rivington House scandal. [Daily News]
–A look at the legacy of Heshy Jacob and what his recent death means for the Lower East Side’s Jewish community. [The Forward]
–The two-story building next to the Bowery/Houston mural wall has finally revealed itself. [EV Grieve]
–Reminder: The Lowline’s Community Engagement Committee meets tonight. More info here.
Years after an unprecedented neighborhood preservation effort got underway, city planning officials, Community Board 3 and local elected officials have finally begun talks about …
Monday, July 25, 2016 | Joel Raskin took this photo on Grand Street. On the left, that’s the rapidly rising mixed-use building on Essex Crossing site 5. | Weather: Cloudy skies this morning, tunderstorms this afternoon and a high of 94. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project Is Underway!
As part of Mayor de Blasio’s OneNYC climate resiliency plan, the City of New York is moving forward with a new project to protect Lower Manhattan neighborhoods from coastal flooding risk from Two Bridges to Battery Park City. We need your help!
Police have arrested a suspect in the attempted rape of a young woman on the Lower East Side early Wednesday morning.
Cops circulated surveillance …
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–Cops arrested a guy “peering into parked cars at the corner of Grand and Ludlow streets with a gun, burglary tools and a crack pipe in his possession.” [DNA Info]
–Police are looking for a suspect who tried to rape a 21-year-old woman Wednesday near Stanton and Suffolk streets. She was apparently “in and out of consciousness” during the attack. [New York Post]
–City Comptroller Scott Stringer says he’ll go public with the results of his Rivington House investigation very soon. [Observer]
–There are some new details about the new venue opening in the former Nevada Smiths space. Actor Adrian Grenier is apparently a partner. [EV Grieve]
–The food media can’t get enough of Franco Noriega, Baby Brasa’s chef/model. [Tasting Table]
–Former directors of Lower East Side galleries Louis B. James, On Stellar Rays and Dodge Gallery are opening a new spot on Eldridge Street in September. [Art News]
–Holland Cotter reviews the New Museum’s new exhibition. [New York Times]
Friday, July 22, 2016 | These two enjoyed a quiet evening in Seward Park. Photo by Lee Brozgol. | Weather: Mostly sunny today with a high of 96 and afternoon thunderstorms expected. Sunny and 97 tomorrow. On Sunday, it will be mostly sunny and 92. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
On Wednesday, the New Museum debuted their latest exhibit, The Keeper, an exhibition dedicated to artist-collectors and quirky collections of all sorts. …
There’s a chance to give a section of Pier 42 a little TLC this coming weekend.
Plans to create a new park on the …
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Margaret Chin orchestrated a media event at City Hall yesterday to capitalize on the fallout from last week’s scathing Rivington House report. …