250 East Houston St.

Ricky’s Coming to 250 East Houston St.

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Free Mobile Legal Clinic Coming to Chinatown, Lower East Side

Morning Reads: Fashion Model Found, Graffiti Hating, Golden Cadillac Transition

Fashion model Ataui-Deng Hopkins, an Essex Street resident, was missing for two weeks, but now she’s turned up in a hospital (Post).

The police commissioner …

Morning Reads: P.S. 64 Conversion, Un-Chaining NYC, Outlaw Instagrammers

The city has approved permits for the conversion of the former P.S. 64-CHARAS/El Bohio Community Center to a dormitory facility (EV Grieve).

Jeremiah Moss: Mayor …


Local Hiring Deal Announced For Hotel Indigo

An Asian Express bus stops July 28, 2014 in front of 160 East Broadway.

Elected Officials Say NYPD is Now Enforcing Intercity Bus Law

Morning Reads: Croman Lawsuit, Gentrifier Complaints, Ramones Tribute

The Urban Justice Center, on behalf of tenants at 309 East 8th St., sues landlord Steve Croman. Attorney Sadia Rahman says: “I would say that …


Sadonte Foundation Holds Memorial Baseball Tournament Saturday

It has been about a year-and-a-half since Raphael Sadonte Ward, a 16-year old resident of the Baruch Houses, was shot and killed by another …

400 Grand St.

Residents of 400 Grand St. Receive 90-Day Eviction Notices

Morning Reads: Clinton Street Gentrification, 9/11′s Impact on Pregnant Women, “Revenge of the Green Dragons” Trailer

Longtime business owners on Clinton Street weigh in on the effects of gentrification, including high rent and the increasing numbers of affluent, white residents who …

Hester Street. Photo by David Sierra.

Good Morning!

Hester Street. Photo by David Sierra.

Mostly sunny today with a high of 79.


Allen/Pike Mall Seating Destroyed and, Oh Yeah, Most of the Project is Unfinished

Chin at Columbus Park this weekend with Borough President candidate Julie Menin.

Real Estate Board Opposes Chin Bill That Would Mandate Tenant Relocation Funds

Morning Reads: German Artists Fess Up to Bridge Stunt, Bike Crackdown, Sutra’s Farewell

Two German artists say they are responsible for the Brooklyn Bridge flag stunt (NYT).

The governor and his delegation, including Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, arrive …

Featured retailer: By Robert James.

Block Party Sept. 7 Kicks Off Fall Art, Fashion Season on Lower East Side