A Colorful Sky Over the Williamsburg Bridge


Good morning! Today’s photo submission is from Samantha and Mater Sinensky.

king dumpling

King Dumplings Opens at 74 Hester St.

It’s been more than a year since the popular Cantonese roast meats and noodle shop, Yummy Kitchen (also called Cheung Wong Kitchen), closed down …

The New Pier 35


It’s not the Great Wall of China and it didn’t take quite 200 years to build. But it was a long time in the marking! Have you checked out the new recreational area at Pier 35?

Meredith Monk Quarry

Restored Print of Meredith Monk’s QUARRY Premieres at Anthology Archives

Tonight at Anthology Film Archives: Meredith Monk fans have a rare opportunity to experience the filmed version of her Obie-winning masterwork, Quarry: …


Motorist Tased on Columbia Street After Allegedly Pulling Gun on a Cop

A man was tased after allegedly thrusting a gun into the torso of a police officer during a traffic stop on Columbia Street, near …

Sunday Hoops


Good morning! It was a definitely a weekend to spend outdoors. Here’s a photo from East River Park.


Apartment of the Week, Sponsored by LoHo Realty

New to Market – 2 Bedroom with Balcony Corner-Unit in East River! Come to our Open House this Sunday! — May 19, 2019 — 12pm – 1:30pm. Prepare to be stunned by the abundance of light and views when you step into this 2-bedroom/balcony corner unit. …

Running With Beto promotional still

Rooftop Films Kicks Off Summer Season, Returns to LES Tomorrow

Rooftop Films kicks off it’s annual season opener, “This is What We Mean by Short Films,” tonight at Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood, Brooklyn, and …


Asian American Pacific Islander Festival to Be Held in Chinatown Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, it’s the 40th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Festival in Chinatown. More from the organizers:

The 40th Annual Asian …

A Changing View on Grand Street


Good morning. Looking west on Grand Street with new construction just beyond St. Mary’s Church.

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

MTA Agrees to Retain Local Bus Service on M14A Line

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

Local activists and community activists are celebrating the MTA’s decision to retain at least some local service …


Annual Open Studios Return to The Clemente (Sponsored)

The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center is hosting its 23rd annual building-wide Visual & Performing Arts event, Open Doors Open Studios, on Friday, May 31st from 6:00 – 9:00pm and Saturday, June 1st from 4:00 – 8:00pm. …

Lower East Side Links

–The Allure Group has until 2022 to comply with an agreement struck with the state attorney general to open a health care facility on the Lower East Side. The other day, a rep from the AG’s office briefed a committee of Community Board 3. Allure, of course, was at the center of the Rivington House scandal. [Crain’s]

–Kushner Companies’ deal to buy the Hotel on Rivington appears to be in jeopardy. [The Real Deal]

Back in the fall of 2017, Essex Crossing began marketing 350,000 square feet of office space in two towers on Delancey Street. A year-and-a-half later, there’s another PR push to lease the office suites, which developers believe will be, “very appealing to the best of today’s large corporate tenants.” [New York Post]

–Those East Villagers won’t have to trudge down Clinton Street to the Lower East Side Trader Joe’s much longer. TJ’s finally confirms its new location on East 14th Street. [EV Grieve]

–An artist-run gallery, A.D., is opening at 19 Monroe St. [Art News]

Greek Jewish Festival 2019

The Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street This Sunday, May 19

The 5th Annual Greek Jewish Festival comes to Broome Street this Sunday, celebrating the unique Romaniote and Sephardic heritage at the Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum. …


New Essex Street Market Opens on the Lower East Side

After a weekend in soft open mode, the new Essex Street Market makes its official debut this morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony and …