Lower East Side Links

–“Co-living” is one of the more talked about gimmicks in the real estate industry. Here’s a survey of recent projects, including Quarters, a co-living concept …

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Chinatown Senior Building Opens Waiting List For First Time in 25 Years

It has been 25 years since the waiting list was open for this building, a 13-story rental tower for low-income seniors at 96 Baxter St. …

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Woman Rescued After Being Pushed Onto Tracks at 2nd Avenue Station

A woman was shoved onto the tracks at the Second Avenue/East Houston St. last night. Fortunately, fellow commuters came to her assistance and she only suffered minor injuries. Cops are still looking for the suspect. …

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Iconic Cup & Saucer Sign Removed From Canal Street Storefront

Jonathan Flaum submitted this photo, taken yesterday at the corner of Canal and Eldridge streets. The “Cup & Saucer” signage was being removed from …

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Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 | Here’s a recent photo taken on Hester Street. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a …

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Pier 42 Parking Lot Closes Aug. 31

if you have been down to the waterfront lately, you might have noticed that the parking lot at Pier 42 is closing at the …

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Know Your Candidates Before Election Day: Upcoming Political Events

It’s tough to walk around the Lower East Side this month without bumping into a political candidate. That’s because the citywide Democratic Primary Election …

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Jimmy Webb Gets to Know His New Orchard Street Neighbors

Look who we have here! That’s Trash & Vaudeville’s Jimmy Webb hanging out with his new neighbor, Andrew Chase of Cafe Katja, one of …

Lower East Side Links

–Steve Cuozzo marvels at the changes at the the Post’s old stomping grounds on South Street. Referring to Extell’s One Manhattan Square, he writes, “in …

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Watching the Solar Eclipse on the Lower East Side

Scenes from the Lower East Side during today’s eclipse… Here was the watching party outside 99 St. Marks Place (photo by Kelley Ryan; photo …

Queen of Hearts tour boat awaits passengers Aug. 20, 2017.

Pier 36 Becomes Party Boat, Cruise Ship Destination

Queen of Hearts tour boat awaits passengers Aug. 20, 2017.

While you weren’t looking, Pier 36 at the end of Montgomery Street became a …

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Friends Gather in LES Garden to Remember Eddy Menuau

Over the weekend, friends gathered in the Children’s Magical Garden to remember longtime local resident Eddy Menuau.

On June 26, Menuau was riding his …

Lower East Side Links

–Police say a woman, identified as an East Village resident, was raped by an Uber driver after she fell asleep in his car. [Daily News]



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Two People Stabbed on South Street Saturday Evening

Two people were stabbed during an argument Saturday night near South Street and Catherine Slip, in the vicinity of the Alfred E. Smith Houses. …

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Tarp Covers Confederate Flags Hanging in East 8th Street Windows

A tarp is now covering two Confederate flags hanging from a residential building on East 8th Street, at Avenue D. This photo was taken Friday afternoon by George Cohen. …