The environmental review will cover an area between Rutgers Street and Clinton Street along the East Ricer. Google maps.

Two Bridges Environmental Review Meetings Coming Up; Task Force Meetings Closed to Public

We have more today on the upcoming public meetings regarding three massive development projects along the East River. …

Here is one flyer for the Alig part that surfaced on Facebook.

Rumpus Room Criticized For Michael Alig’s “Free From Parole” Party

“Club Kid” Michael Alig stirred some controversy this week when flyers started making the rounds for his Monday night party at a Lower East Side nightlife venue. …

Lower East Side Links

–The Bowery Presents crew prepares to open a new venue called Brooklyn Steel in Williamsburg. The opening comes as the successful Lower East Side-based company …

Members of Community Board 3, June 2016.

2017 Community Board Applications Are Now Open

Applications are now open for this year’s appointments to local community boards. …

Lower East Side Links

–The City Council tomorrow will approve legislation requiring the mayor to sign off any time a deed restriction is lifted on a NYC property. The …

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Good Morning!

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 | H. Spencer Young took this recent photo of the Essex Crossing development site on Ludlow Street. | Weather: Rain …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

Lowline’s Community Advisory Board Meets Monday, Dec. 5

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

Coming up on Monday evening, the Lowline’s Community Advisory Board will be meeting in the Lowline Lab …

Community meeting at the Shuang Wen School Dec. 1, 2016.

Residents Speak Out Against New Towers at 260 South St.

Community meeting at the Shuang Wen School Dec. 1, 2016.

We broke the news last night that L+M Development Partners and the CIM Group …

Lower East Side Links

–Lower Manhattan is booming, so much so that overcrowding has become a serious problem. [New York Times]

–Chinatown goes upscale: The Canal Street Market opens …

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L+M and CIM Group Reveal Plans For Massive Project in Two Bridges Area

L+M Development Partners and the CIM Group are unveiling plans tonight for a new project at 260 South St. that will add more than one-million square feet of residential and commercial space in the Two Bridges neighborhood. …

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Tapeo 29, Clinton Street Tapas Restaurant, Closes After 12 Years

The Spanish tapas restaurant, Tapeo 29, has closed after 12 years on the Lower East Side. …

Lower East Side Links

–A new report recommends moving forward with a locally inspired effort to diversify Lower East Side schools. [Chalkbeat]

–The federal government is banning smoking within …

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

Sen. Squadron Asks For Full Review of 14a and 14d Bus Lines

State Sen. Daniel Squadron is taking another run at improving service on the 14a and 14d bus routes. …

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Soft Swerve Ice Cream Parlor Opens Friday With 50% Off Special

A couple of guys from the neighborhood, best friends, are fulfilling a longtime dream by opening their own ice cream parlor at 85B Allen …

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The Scene Outside Rivington House: “We Shall Overcome”

Here was the scene in front of the former Rivington House nursing facility Sunday morning. In this photo from Jon W., you can tell …