Lower East Side Links

–Mapping more than 30 new development projects on the Lower East Side. “The area’s growing trend towards high-end residential units bucks decades of the neighborhood’s …

Rendering shows four large-scale projects coming to the waterfront in the Two Bridges area.

Chin, Brewer Plan Friday Rally to Urge Rejection of Mega Towers in Two Bridges Area (Updated)

It looks like the battle over three new large-scale towers on the waterfront in the Two Bridges area is escalating. …

Lower East Side Links

–A civilian employee of the NYPD was arrested and charged with robbing a bank in Chinatown. [DNAinfo]

–The Cooper Square Committee is one of four …

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“Very Bad Bank Robber” Arrested After Failed Lower East Side Heists

A guy described by cops as a “very bad bank robber” was taken into custody on the Lower East Side yesterday. …

Clinton Street entrance - Seward Park Co-op's parking garage.

Judge Dismisses Seward Park Co-op Parking Garage Lawsuit

A legal dispute at the Seward Park Cooperative over changes in the use of the residential complex’s parking garage ended yesterday when a state supreme court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by residents against their own board of directors. …

Past Shop 'N' Swap event.

Stop ‘N’ Swap Comes to Columbus Park on Sunday

Coming up on Sunday in Chinatown, Grow NYC is hosting one of its Stop ‘N’ Swap events. …

Lower East Side Links

–Halpern Real Estate Ventures and SMA Equities close on their sale of 331 East Houston St., a residential building. The sales price was $62 million. …

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Report: William Rapfogel Was Released From Prison in May

William Rapfogel, former head of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, has been released from prison …

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Good Morning!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Alan LeNoble took this photo over the weekend on Orchard Street, in front of the Tenement Museum. | Weather: …

Lower East Side Links

–Cops are looking for a suspect who groped a woman on the L Train last week. [Channel 4]

–The story of the “Lower East Side …

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On the Streets of Chinatown, the Words of Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

You may have seen these placards that went up around the neighborhood in the past several days. They contain the words of Liu Xiaobo, …

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50-Foot Dome Moved Into Place on Roof of Jarmulowsky Bank Building

Have you noticed the prominent addition to the historic Jarmulowsky Bank Building on Orchard Street?

On Saturday, crews hoisted a giant dome and positioned …

Photo by Shonelle Cooper-Caplan.

Saying Farewell to Cup & Saucer: Classic Luncheonette Closes Today (Updated)

It was a weekend of goodbyes at Cup & Saucer, the great old school luncheonette at 89 Canal St. …

Lower East Side Links

–At Ben Shaoul’s Lower East Side condo project, 196 Orchard St., Compass is out and Douglas Elliman is in. [The Real Deal]

–Peter Blum is …

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Good Morning!

Monday, July 17, 2017 | Here’s a recent street scene from David Sierra. | Weather: Mostly sunny today with a few afternoon clouds and …