Lands End I residential building on South Street.

“Pre-Applications” Show 2100 Apartments, 1.7 Million sf Coming to Two Bridges Area

Lands End I residential building on South Street.

Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request reveal preliminary plans for two new …

Lower East Side Links

–The MTA is announcing today that it will completely shut the L Train tunnel for a year-and-a-half beginning in January 2019. [New York Times]

–Opinion: …

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City, Community Leaders Begin Chinatown Rezoning Talks

Years after an unprecedented neighborhood preservation effort got underway, city planning officials, Community Board 3 and local elected officials have finally begun talks about …

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Good Morning!

Monday, July 25, 2016 | Joel Raskin took this photo on Grand Street. On the left, that’s the rapidly rising mixed-use building on Essex …

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Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Sexual Assault of Unconscious Woman

Police have arrested a suspect in the attempted rape of a young woman on the Lower East Side early Wednesday morning.

Cops circulated surveillance …

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Cops Search For Suspect in Attempted Rape

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in the attempted rape of a woman on the Lower East Side Wednesday morning.

The incident happened …

Lower East Side Links

–Cops arrested a guy “peering into parked cars at the corner of Grand and Ludlow streets with a gun, burglary tools and a crack pipe …

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Good Morning!

Friday, July 22, 2016 | These two enjoyed a quiet evening in Seward Park. Photo by Lee Brozgol. | Weather: Mostly sunny today with …

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Pier 42 Community Day Coming Up on Saturday

There’s a chance to give a section of Pier 42 a little TLC this coming weekend.

Plans to create a new park on the …

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Brewer, Chin Drum Up Press Coverage as Rivington House Saga Rages On

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Margaret Chin orchestrated a media event at City Hall yesterday to capitalize on the fallout from last week’s scathing Rivington House report. …

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City Solicits Proposals For Restaurant in Allen Street Bathhouse Building

The Parks Department last week put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a food service operation in the old bathhouse on Allen Street …

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Six Candidates File For Democratic Primary in 65th AD

(Clockwise from upper left) Alice Cancel, Don Lee, Gigi Li, Jenifer Rajkumar, Yuh-Line Niou, Paul Newell.

It’s time for the second act.

In April, …

Lower East Side Links

–City Council member Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer want deed removals to be part of the city’s land use review process. They’re …

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Man Found Dead in Essex Street Apartment Today (Updated 6:02 p.m.)

The body of a man was found in a second floor apartment on Essex Street, near Grand Street, earlier today …

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Report: Essex Crossing Condo Prices Range From $1.3 Million to $7 Million

The developers of Essex Crossing are preparing for the September sales launch of 55 condominium units in a building at 242 Broome St. In the past several days, we’ve been hearing the first details regarding pricing for those units. …