Crews Begin Chipping Away at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol’s South Tower

Here are the latest photos from Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the fire-ravaged synagogue at 60 Norfolk St. that is slowing being dismantled.

The project, which …

A Blanket of Snow in East River Park


Alan LeNoble took this photo this morning at the East River Bandshell.


Ask About Our Senior Move Services, Sponsored by Karpoff Affiliates

Karpoff Affiliates is your single stop for senior move services & real estate brokerage needs. If you or a family member cannot live on your own, or need to modify your home to meet your current and future needs, as a senior move manager, we can help. …

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L Train Shutdown Plans Unveiled; Prepare For Big Impact Above and Below Delancey Street

The MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation yesterday released their plan for dealing with the looming L Train shutdown. …

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Join Our Holiday Decorating Party, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

This Saturday, December 16, Friends of Corlears Hook Park invites you to bring the kids and join us in making decorations to celebrate the …

Good Morning!


Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 | Here’s a this morning’s snowy scene on Grand Street. | Weather: The snow will be tapering off this morning and then we’ll actually see some sunshine by the afternoon. Look for a high of 38. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

Essex Crossing Site 2; 115 Delancey St.

Housing Lottery Opens For 98 Below-Market Apartments at Essex Crossing’s 115 Delancey St.

The city today opened a housing lottery for 98 rental apartments at 115 Delancey St., part of the big Essex Crossing project. …

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Report Shows Condo Prices Rose on the Lower East Side More Than in Any Other Neighborhood This Year

According to CityRealty’s year-end Manhattan market report, condo prices rose more on the Lower East Side in 2017 than in any other neighborhood. …

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Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 | Here’s a recent shot from the mouth of the Williamsburg Bridge. | Weather: After a bone-chilling morning, we’ll warm way up to 35 with wind gusts up to 4o mph. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

Rendering of Essex Crossing Site 5/145 Clinton St. Moso Studio.

Essex Crossing Building Named For Sonny Rollins; 3-Bedrooms Will Cost You $8450/Month

Delancey Street Associates, the group building Essex Crossing, has decided to name a 15-story residential/commercial building at 145 Clinton St. for Sonny Rollins. …

Rendering: Essex Street Market.

Coming to the New Essex Street Market: Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, Harlem Shambles (Butcher), Zerza Reboot

The city’s Economic Development Corp. (EDC) announced today a few of the new vendors joining the Essex Street Market when it opens an expanded facility as part of the Essex Crossing project next year. …

One Manhattan Square towers over the Two Bridges neighborhood.

City Council Approves Bill to Increase Transparency For Urban Renewal Areas

The New York City Council yesterday approved a bill sponsored by local Council member Margaret Chin to require the city to notify communities when urban renewal areas are set to expire. …


Learn More About the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Plan on Tuesday, December 19

The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes …

Good Morning!


Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 | Here was the scene last night along FDR Drive/East River Park. | Weather: Cloudy skies with occasional showers today and high winds. Look for a high of 50. | Happy Hanukkah! Chabad of the Lower East Side will be lighting a menorah on Delancey Street (Suffolk Street) at 6:30 p.m. There is also a celebration at the Manny Cantor Center.

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 …