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Political Memorabilia Show Coming Up Feb. 4, Complete With Al Smith Tribute

Coming up on Feb. 4 (yes, that’s Super Bowl Sunday) the Seward Park High School Alumni Association is partnering with the Big Apple Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors for a political memorabilia show and sale on the Lower East Side. …

Rendering of office/retail complex replacing Sunshine Cinema at 141 East Houston St. Image by Real Estate Arts.

Here’s the Glassy Tower Set to Replace the Historic Sunshine Cinema

Locals and independent film buffs from across the city flocked to the Sunshine Cinema over the weekend for one last visit before the theater closed for good last night. …

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Here’s the scene at Allen and Delancey. You can see street artist Stik’s giant installation in the background. | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a slight chance of rain and a high of 53. |   If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY


Great NY Noodletown is Back Open

Great NY Noodletown, a go-to spot for Cantonese roast meats and noodle soups, is back open today.

The popular destination at 28 Bowery had …

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83-85 Bowery; Jan. 18.

Followup: 85 Bowery Landlord Speaks Out Regarding Vacate Order

We have more from 85 Bowery, where residents of all 16 apartments were evacuated Thursday night after the Department of Buildings (DOB) issued a full vacate order. …

Photo via Street Vendor Project's Facebook.

Rent Hike Will Force El Magey y La Tuna to Close in March

Another local business is being forced to close due to a big rent hike. …

Sunshine Cinema, 139 East Houston St.

Here’s What’s Showing on the Final Weekend at the Sunshine Cinema

It is unfortunately your last weekend to see a film at the Lower East Side’s Sunshine Cinema …


Great NY Noodletown Closed by NYC Department of Health (Updated)

One of the most popular restaurants in Chinatown, Great NY Noodletown, was closed by city health inspectors earlier this month. …

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Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 | Joel Raskin took this photo on East Broadway. This construction site is the former home of the United Hebrew Community of New York. | Weather: A mix of clouds and sun today with a high of 42. Mostly sunny tomorrow and 51. Partly cloudy on Sunday and 49. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY


City Orders Evacuation of 85 Bowery Due to Unstable Staircase (Updated)

City officials at this hour are in the process of evacuating a Chinatown tenement, 83 Bowery, after the Department of Buildings (DOB) declared the property unsafe earlier today. …

City Council member Chin and Manhattan Borough President Brewer at the Department of City Planning Jan. 17, 2018. Photo included in Brewer/Chin press release.

Brewer, Chin File Application For Two Bridges Zoning Changes With Department of City Planning

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Councilmember Margaret Chin yesterday filed with the Department of City Planning (DCP) a proposed zoning text amendment in the Two Bridges area. …

Yuh-Line Niou in Seward Park.

Assemlymember Yuh-Line Niou Holds Town Hall Meeting Jan. 28

Here’s something to put on your calendar. On Sunday, Jan. 28, State Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou will be hosting a town hall meeting on the …

Chancellor Farina and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer visited P.S. 20 Jan. 17, 2018. Photo via P.S. 20's Facebook page.

Schools Chancellor Visits P.S. 20 To Announce Expansion of Dual Language Program

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to P.S. 20 on the Lower East Side yesterday to announce an expansion of the city’s pre-kindergarten dual language program. …


Lost House Cat Found Near Broome Street

Janet Jensen found this cat in the garden just north of Broome Street, near Clinton Street the other day. She’s very skinny, and had …