Allen/Pike Street Benches Will Be Repaired at Contractor’s Expense

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Lower East Side Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For 2012 Armed Robberies

Morning Reads: Ebola Preps at Downtown Hospital, Luxury Tenement Conversions, Crowdfunding Rikers Inmate

New York Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital says its ready to deal with ebola (Tribeca Trib). Developers are in an “arms race” to transform tenements on the …

Pitt Street and Delancey Street. Photo by Brian Crowley.

City is Now Installing Stop Signs, Pedestrian Island at Pitt & Delancey Streets

Morning Reads: Light “Hit & Run” Penalty, McEnroe Duped in Drug Deal, R Bar Closes

The district attorney has decided to let a driver off with a $250 fine in connection with the intentional hit and run of a cyclist …

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The Little Laptop Shop on Clinton Street is Closing

A rendering of the bridging berm.

City’s Outreach on East River Berm Project Called Lacking, “Slap in the Face”

Rivington House.

Elected Officials Urge State to Keep Rivington House Open as a “Skilled Nursing Facility”

Morning Reads: Landlord/Tenant Wars, “Don’t Assault Your Cab Driver” Signs, Dufresne Thankful For LES Years

Chinatown and the  Lower East Side figure prominently in this in-depth piece on the escalating war between tenants and landlords (Village Voice).

Surprise, surprise. Sheldon …

Pier 42; interim park rendering by Mathews Nielsen.

Community Members Blast Plans For Pier 42 Park

Rain in the East Village, taken through a taxi cab window. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Good Morning!

Rain in the East Village, taken through a taxi cab window. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Rain showers continue this morning before skies clear in …

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Lady Furies Plan Halloween Parade November 1

East 6th Street at 2nd Avenue; Sunday afternoon.

Miriam Friedlander Way Dedicated on East 6th Street

Photo from Friends of Corlears Hook Facebook page.

New LES Group Forms: Friends of Corlears Hook Park

Morning Reads: Stuy Town Arrest, Rayuela Closed For Now, CMJ 2014 Debuts

A 26-year old man has been arrested in connection with an attempted rape in Stuy Town (Channel 2).

Rayuela, the Latin restaurant on Allen Street, …