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Economy Candy Installs Retro-Style Signage to Celebrate 80th Anniversary

Have you seen the new look Economy Candy?

In celebration of the Lower East Side institution’s 80th anniversary, the third generation independent shop has …

Lower East Side Links

–The Rent Guidelines Board voted to raise rents on one-year leases by 1.25% and on two-year leases by 2%. It’s the first increase in three …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Puma Perl took this photo on Sunday. Even through the trees at Corlears Hook Park, escaping the Lower East …

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Minnie’s on Clinton: Daughter of Hotel on Rivington Owner Opens New Restaurant

It’s opening day for Minnie’s, a new spot at 29 Clinton St. operated by the daughter of local hotelier Paul Stallings. …

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Leader of Gun Smuggling Ring Sentenced; Chinatown Buses Used to Transport Weapons

One of the leaders of an illegal gun running operation that used Chinatown buses to transport weapons from southern states has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. …

Lower East Side Links

–A 31-year-old woman was repeatedly stabbed and robbed inside her Avenue B apartment Sunday night. She’s in stable condition. The suspect has not been caught. …

Lower East Side Links

–The fourth and final public engagement session was held over the weekend for the looming Two Bridges development plans. [City Limits]

–Smaller galleries, including some …

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Bicyclist Injured in Collision on Canal Street

A taxi driver struck a bicyclist in Chinatown this morning. …

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Citi Bike Station at Canal and Rutgers Street Will Be Temporarily Removed Today

Here’s a service alert from Citi Bike. The station at Canal and Rutgers Street will be temporarily removed today.

As previously reported, the station …

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65-Year-Old Man Assaulted at Delancey Street Train Station

Police are trying to track down a suspect who assaulted a 65-year-old man in the Delancey Street subway station last week. …

Lower East Side Links

–Headline of the day: “Subsidized complex turns itself into a gated community.” This is probably not how the board of Masaryk Towers hoped to be …

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Seward Park Art Installation Opens Saturday With LES Historical Discussion

You may have noticed artist Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong’s In Retrospect, a piece recently installed in front of the Seward Park Library. Coming up tomorrow …

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Mayor is Urged to Use His Influence on Rivington House Developers

Mayor de Blasio bristled at a Lower East Side town hall meeting last night when the inevitable question came about his administration’s handling of Rivington House. …

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Sometimes City Hall Moves Fast: Clinton Street Traffic Agents on the Job Today

At last night’s town hall meeting hosted by Mayor de Blasio on the Lower East Side, local residents asked all sorts of questions about big picture issues, as well as hyperlocal concerns. …

Lower East Side Links

–Mayor de Blasio came to the Lower East Side last night for a town hall meeting. We’ll have the full story later today. A few …