State Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh and Grand Street Settlement Executive Director Robert Cordero at a May 18 rally.

Masaryk Towers Rejects Pleas to Reconsider Rivington Street Closure

According to Grand Street Settlement, Masaryk Towers has rejected pleas to make accommodations for local residents impacted by the closure of the co-op’s Rivington Street gates. …

Lower East Side Links

–A look at the latest fundraising numbers for city elections coming up in four months, including in District 2, where a crowded field is competing …

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Woman Attacked Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park By Suspect Carrying Bags of Marijuana

Police arrested a 24-year-old suspect for allegedly beating a woman unconscious early Saturday morning. …

Clinton Street, between Grand Street and East Broadway.

Boiler Overheats, Leading to Emergency Response at Fine Fare Gorcery

There was some excitement at the Fine Fare at 175 Clinton St. yesterday morning. …

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Good Morning!

Monday, May 22, 2017 | Sitting on the steps of a closed Seward Park Library – Puma Perl took this photo yesterday. | Weather: …

Lower East Side Links

–A bicyclist, 74-year-old Xin Kang Wang, died 10 days after he was doored by a taxi passenger. Wang lived on the Lower East Side. [Daily …

(Rendering) Sunshine Cinema redevelopment scheme.

Sunshine Cinema Building Sold For $31.5 Million; Theater to Close in January 2018

It’s an announcement we’ve been expecting for a few years and one that many neighborhood residents have been dreading. …

Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, May 17, 2017.

Teen Accused of Setting Synagogue Fire Released Into Parental Custody

Here’s the latest on the investigation into the destructive fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol. …

Masaryk Towers' gate near Pitt Street. may 8.

Masaryk Towers-Grand Street Settlement in Talks; “Informational Rally” Scheduled

Tensions appear to have lessoned somewhat in the past week between Masaryk Towers and at least some of its neighbors. …

NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill at the 7th Precinct. Photo courtesy of the 7th Precinct/Mike Mowery.

Police Commissioner Visits 7th Precinct

There was a surprise guest last night at the monthly 7th Precinct Community Council meeting: Police Commissioner James O’Neill. …

Lower East Side Links

–State Sen. Brad Hoylman wants a stay of all tenant cases filed by landlord Steve Croman. [EV Grieve]

–The principal of PS 64 says the …

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Plane Carrying Children, Longtime Partner of Lowline Co-Founder Missing in the Bahamas

Jennifer Blumin. Photo via The Lowline’s Twitter feed.

A small plane carrying the young children and longtime partner of Lowline co-founder James Ramsey is …

Photo by Richard Brennan.

14-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue (Updated)

A teenager faces arson charges this morning in connection with the devastating fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the Norfolk Street synagogue. …

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | The L.I.S.A Project and artist kaNO have teamed up to complete this mural at 79 Rivington St. (at Allen …

Proposed design: Seward Park Library Plaza.

Seward Park Renovation Design Revealed (Presentation)

This afternoon we’re posting the presentation delivered to Community Board 3 last week for the redesign of Seward Park. …