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, …

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Elected Offiicials, SLA Commissioner Tour LES Nightlife District

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Comfort Diner Signage Goes Up; Soft Opening This Week

Luther Gulick Park, October 2014.

This Week: Updated Gulick Park Design, Seward Park Conservancy Meets, Project Tracker Debuts


Photos: Lower East Side Pickle Day 2014

Morning Reads: “The General” Closes, Sharing the Wealth (or Not), Raves For “Lippy” at Abrons

The EMM Group closes “The General” on the Bowery (Eater).

The wealthy Central Park Conservancy has launched a program to help poor parks but has …

M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden.

Fun & Games in Lower East Side Parks Saturday & Sunday

Morning Reads: Tenant Blacklists, Penny Arcade at Joe’s Pub, Haunted House Tour

Tenant advocates are increasingly concerned about “blacklists” property owners are purchasing that detail people with cases in housing court (NYT).

A court rules that a …

102 Norfolk St.

Local Elected Officials Take on Samy Mahfar Over 102 Norfolk Renovation Issues

Morning Reads: Airbnb Battle, Post Swoons at LES Real Estate, Gavin Brown’s New Space

The state Attorney General says three-quarters of Airbnb listings are illegal (NYT).

Luxury real estate developments on the Lower Side are making the Post “swoon.” …

Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Followup: Chin Calls on NYPD to File Charges Against Driver in Fatal Crash

Morning Reads: Success Charter Outrage, Chinatown Bus Shootout, NYU Expansion Ruling

Elected officials criticize the SUNY Board for approving a plan from Success Academy charter school to relocate to the Lower East Side or Upper West …

Image via Siempre Verde Community Garden Facebook page.

CB3’s Land Use Committee Backs Siempre Verde Garden Against Development Plan


Friends and Co-Workers Come Together To Help Essex Street Market Butcher Silva