7th Precinct Community Council meeting. Nov. 6, 2017.

Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock: Here’s What DOT’s Borough Commissioner Said Last Week

7th Precinct Community Council meeting. Nov. 6, 2017.

A standing room only crowd turned out at the 7th Precinct last Wednesday evening to ask …


A Few More Saturday Snow Photos

Our first snow storm of the season on Saturday was no big deal. Four inches recorded in Central Park. Before we bundle up for …

Rendering: Curtis + Ginsberg Architects.

Supporters, Opponents of Elizabeth Street Garden Housing Plan Face Off This Week

The early part of the week will include protests by supporters and foes of a controversial plan to build a senior affordable complex at the Elizabeth Street Garden. …

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Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 | H. Spencer Young took this photo on Essex Street after Saturday’s snow storm. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 43. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

(Photos) A Saturday Snow Storm


Snow covered branches in Seward Park and at the Seward Park Library… 


SantaCon Officially Skips the Lower East Side, But We’re Still Doomed

First the good news: No Lower East Side establishments are included on SantaCon’s 2017 list of participating bars.

Now the bad news: Nine East …

Basketball City/Pier 36, Dec. 21.  A gathering of the Satmar Hasidic organization  caused major parking and traffic problems.

Satmar Dinner Returns to Pier 36; Local Residents Protest Street Closure Permit

During the past couple of days, we have heard from local residents who are outraged about a huge event returning to Pier 36/Basketball City this coming weekend. …

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Rendering by Curtis + Ginsberg Architects.

City Moves Forward With Senior Housing Plan at the Elizabeth Street Garden (Updated)

The city is turning to Pennrose Properties, Habitat for Humanity and the Brooklyn-based non-profit RiseBoro to develop senior housing on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden. …

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Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 | Here’s the view from Division and Canal streets. | Weather: Cloudy and breezy today with a high of 44 and then, tonight after midnight, we’ll see a dusting of snow.  More snow expected on Saturday, with a high of 35. Partly cloudy on Sunday and 42. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY


(Photos) Demolition at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

As we first reported on Tuesday, crews have begun a partial demolition of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the historic Lower East Synagogue destroyed by fire earlier this year. …

Brian Kavanagh at a recent media event in Brooklyn meant to raise concerns about the looming L Train shutdown.

Brian Kavanagh Takes Oath of Office in 26th Senate District

Lower Manhattan and neighborhoods on the Brooklyn waterfront once again have representation in the State Senate …

Coming up next week: an update on the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Project.

Next Week’s CB3 Meetings: Coastal Resiliency, Liquor Licenses, Essex Crossing Update

For your planning calendars, it’s a heavy week ahead for Community Board 3. Here are some of the committee meetings scheduled Dec. 11-15: …


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Students at P.S. 126 Raise Money For Puerto Rico

Since September, when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, New Yorkers have been scrambling to help in recovery efforts. …