Lower East Side Links

–Police are looking for a suspect who slashed a man inside Remedy Diner on East Houston Street at around 4 a.m. this past Friday. [Daily …

Photo via Rep. Velazquez's Twitter.

Rep. Velazquez Rallies on Lower East Side Against Government Shutdown

Photo via Rep. Velazquez’s Twitter.

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, who represents parts of the Lower East Side, rallied with union officials and public advocates …

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–New York City Transit chief Andy Byford dropped in on a Community Board 3 meeting this week, promising to fully vet the governor’s L Train …

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–In a look at what’s ahead for New York real estate in 2019, there’s speculation about the impact of the huge One Manhattan Square project …

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One Last Morning Photo for 2018

Good Morning and Happy New Year! @gguten took this photo on Broome Street at Eldridge Street. @BlusterOne painted that mural for @DeadlyDragon.



Lower East Side Links

–A woman was killed on Leonard Street last night after being struck by an intercity bus. The bus had picked up passengers on Allen Street …

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–The city has agreed to hold off on final approval of the massive new towers in the Two Bridges area until a February hearing. The …

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–City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says of the city’s decision to approve three massive projects in the Two Bridges area, “We look forward to seeing …

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–A NYU professor and historian says it would be wrong for the New York Archdiocese to sell the former Church of the Nativity to a …

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–The city’s controversial plan to build a huge new jail at 80 Centre St. has been scrubbed, “mainly over difficulties relocating all the existing tenants …

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–Jared and Joshua Kushner have apparently scooped up the Hotel on Rivington. The 20-story property was developed by Paul Stallings, who has operated the hotel …

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–New renderings show the former Sunshine Cinema’s “icy replacement,” a glassy commercial building that “couldn’t be further removed from the community or its surroundings.” [City …

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–The Lower East Side is well-represented in the Michelin Guide’s new Bib Gourmand list (reserved for restaurants in which you can supposedly order two courses …

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–A “dirt carpet will cover well liked amenities like the running track, amphitheater, and other renovated fields” at East River Park. Yes, that running track …

Lower East Side Links

–“How a garden for the poor became a playground for the rich.” The residents of a Section 8 building on Stanton Street try to adjust …