Enrique Cruz (left), Jamie Rogers.

Candidate Statements: Enrique Cruz, Jamie Rogers Compete to Lead CB3

Tomorrow evening, the 50 members of Community Board 3 will be choosing a new chairperson and other executive officers. …

Photo: Yunnan Kitchen's Facebook page.

Yunnan BBQ Closes at 79 Clinton St. This Week

After four years, Yunnan BBQ (formerly known as Yunnan Kitchen) is calling it quits at 79 Clinton St. The last day will be this coming Thursday. …

Lower East Side Links

–The Rent Guiidelines Board meets tonight at Cooper Union for its final vote. Last month, the board agreed to consider an increase of zero to …

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Rivington House Petition Reaches 1300 Signatures; Press Conference Today

This morning at University Settlement, community activists are gathering for a press conference meant to keep the pressure on the de Blasio administration over …

The Toothache of King Farfan - Teatro SEA.

Happening on the Lower East Side This Weekend

Looking for something to do on the Lower East Side this weekend? Our calendar is full on entertaining and interesting events. …

Lower East Side Links

–Heshy Jacob, “last of the Lower East Side power brokers,” dies at the age of 71. [The Forward]

–Holland Carter weighs in on the International …

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Grand Street Community Leader Heshy Jacob Dies at the Age of 71

Harold “Heshy” Jacob, one of the most influential members of the Lower East Side’s Jewish community, has died at the age of 71.

The …

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Could Rezoning Block Two Bridges Mega Towers? Unlikely, Some Community Leaders Say

The Two Bridges area is already a major construction zone. As Extell Development’s 80-story luxury tower rises on Cherry Street, at least three more large-scale projects have been added to the drawing board. …

Lower East Side Links

–This weekend’s closure of Other Music is a sign of the times: “The prevailing trend of our time is, it seems, a disburdening of the …

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Good Morning!

Thursday, June 23, 2016 | David Sierra took this photo on Ludlow Street, outside Katz’s Deli. | Weather: Cloudy skies today with possible rain …

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University Settlement Appoints Eric Weingartner as New CEO

A big transition is taking place this summer in the leadership of the Lower East Side’s oldest settlement house.

After 28 years, Michael Zisser …

Photo: Steve Nash Foundation.

Tonight in Sara D. Roosevelt Park: Steve Nash’s “Showdown in Chinatown”

Tonight’s the night in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Steve Nash’s annual celebrity soccer tournament, Showdown in Chinatown, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. …

Lower East Side Links

–Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting at the Lillian Wald Houses earlier this month. [DNA Info]

–Rapper Troy Ave will be arraigned …

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Make Music New York on the Lower East Side Today!

We’re now officially into the summer season, and it definitely feels like it in NYC today. Throughout the city, the sounds of summer will …

International Center of Photography, 250 Bowery.

International Center of Photography Opens at 250 Bowery on Thursday

A venerable New York City cultural institution is just about ready to swing open the doors of its new home on the Lower East Side. …