Lower East Side Links

–The scandal-plagued building that once housed the Rivington House nursing home for AIDS patients has been sold to a mystery buyer for $160 million. The …

Photos by Roger Bultot.

Scenes From San Gennaro

You still have one weekend to take in the sights, sounds and foods of the 93rd Annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy. So what better time to feature a photo gallery from the big celebration? Thanks to Roger Bultot for these great images. …

Lower East Side Links

–One in four luxury apartments in NYC are unsold. “The single largest reason the Lower East Side tops the list is because of the massive …

Lower East Side Links

–Deputy Mayor Vicki Been scolds local elected officials who fight the city’s development agenda, saying lawsuits such as the ones holding up the proposed East …

Lower East Side Links

–Local City Council members are reportedly pushing for height reductions in the mayor’s proposed borough-based jails. [Queens Daily Eagle]

–“For the first time, …

Lower East Side Links

–Cops are looking for a suspect who groped a 19-year-old woman inside a building near Ludlow and Broome streets. [Channel 7]

–A community-driven campaign has …

Lower East Side Links

–A display put up in support of pro-Democracy protesters in Hong Kong has been vandalized twice in a week. [Gothamist]

–A man died after he …

Lower East Side Links

–A police officer who was based at the 7th Precinct has reportedly agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit for $125,000. [Daily News]

–The City …

Lower East Side Links

–At a rally in Confucius Plaza to show solidarity with Hong Kong activists, pro-Beijing counter protesters apparently threw bottles at those in attendance. [Gothamist]

–Four …

Lower East Side Links

–An in-depth look at opposition to the city’s plan to demolish East River Park and rebuild it in the name of resiliency. [Indypendent]

–The city …

Lower East Side Links

–Local resident and hedge fund manager Aaron Sosnick is apparently the mystery buyer of the Boys’ Club building on East 10th Street. [Crain’s]

–New tenant …

Lower East Side Links

–Groundbreaking took place for the new Union Square “tech hub.” [Patch]

–Two new studies challenge the conventional wisdom regarding gentrification. [New York Magazine]

–Some people …

Lower East Side Links

–FDR Drive is back open this morning after a crane smashed into a building at NYCHA’s Riis Houses yesterday. Fortunately no one was injured. [Channel …

Lower East Side Links

–Lower East Side community groups forge ahead with plans to rezone the Two Bridges area, while a judge is set to rule August 2 on …

Lower East Side Links

–There was a dramatic scene outside First Choice Barber Shop on Stanton Street yesterday after a customer went after a man with a knife. [Daily …