Lower East Side Links

–Due to high vacancy rates in shopping districts like Soho, Manhattan retail rents are now experiencing their “deepest and longest slump” in 17 years. [New …

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Lower East Side Woman Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison For Murdering Baby

A Lower East Side woman who killed her baby inside a restaurant bathroom in 2015 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. …

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We Tried Out the Essex Street Market’s New Online Delivery Service

Our first attempt at using the Essex Street Market’s new delivery service turned out well. …

Lower East Side Links

–There was reportedly a casting call and an offer of payment for a rally orchestrated against the return of the old P.S. 64 building to …

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Scenes From The Irishman’s Friday Night Shoot on the Lower East Side

Martin Scorsese’s, The Irishman, has moved on to the next locale after shooting on Orchard Street Friday evening. In a neighborhood that is at …

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Police Respond to Stabbing in Two Bridges Area

There was a huge police presence in the Two Bridges neighborhood yesterday following a stabbing inside an apartment building. …

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Jamie Rogers Prepares to Step Down as Community Board 3 Chairperson

At the next meeting of Community Board 3, coming up Nov. 28, Jamie Rogers will announce he’s stepping down as board chairperson effective Dec. 31. …

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Residents of La Guardia Houses Should Have Cooking Gas by Thanksgiving

No one wants to be heading into Thanksgiving week with their kitchen out of commission, but that’s what 32 families at the La Guardia Houses were facing. …

Lower East Side Links

–The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation steps up its crusade for a rezoning of the area below Union Square with a Wednesday rally. The …

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Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 | Alan LeNoble took this photo of St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street, where scaffolding was recently removed after several …

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All Four Penthouse Units at 150 Rivington Are in Contract For Around $4 Million Each

Construction crews are starting to make some noticeable progress on the new seven-story condo project where the Streit’s Matzo Factory once stood at 150 …

Lower East Side Links

–More on Julian Simpson, the Australian diplomat who plunged to his death on Clinton Street. [The Australian]

–While the mayor’s revised housing plan makes some …

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Cops Search For Suspect in Attempted Robbery at Grand Street 7-11

Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly tried to rob the 7-11 at 403 Grand St. on Nov. 11.

Cops say the incident …

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Parking Lots Will Close Dec. 14, Jan. 14 For Essex Crossing Development

If you park your car in the Broome Street lot managed by the Lower East Side Partnership, you will soon need to come up with a new plan. …

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30-Year-Old Australian Diplomat Dies After Fall From Clinton Street Balcony

According to the Daily News, an Australian diplomat fell from a seventh floor apartment balcony during a drunken “trust game,” and died from his injuries. …