Midday Reads: Tech Space For the Bowery, More Fireworks Talk, Gefilte Fish Woes

A plan to turn 161 Bowery into a space for tech commercial tenants (Real Estate Weekly).

Is Kushner planning to destroy the garden behind an …

Photos courtesy: Hester Street Fair.

Hester Street Fair Returns April 26-27



Morning Reads: Fireworks Return to East Side, Rapfogel Relief Fund, Streit’s on Sunday Morning

The mayor is bringing the Fourth of July fireworks show back to the East River (Daily News).

Members of the Orthodox Jewish community have set …

185 Broome St.

Essex Crossing Developers File Pre-Demolition Documents For Former Fire Station at 185 Broome St.



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Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of Manny Cantor Center



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Emergency Preparedness Workshop Offered Tomorrow



Morning Reads: Senior Rent Freeze Proposal, SPURA & the Jews, Amar’e Stoudemire Scores For Henry Street

Council member Margaret Chin introduces legislation that would freeze the rent of more seniors (Crain’s).

The Republican co-chair of the governor’s disbanded ethics panel fumes …

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City Finally Agrees to Give 400 Grand St. Tenants Priority at Essex Crossing



Morning Reads: NYCHA Wants Senior Downsizing, “Die In” on Grand Street, Pearl Paint Building

NYCHA is threatening thousands of seniors with eviction if they refuse to move to smaller apartments (Daily News).

Gary Barnett is angling for a Pathmark …

400 Grand Street.

Essex Crossing Developers File Pre-Demolition Documents For 400-402 Grand St.



Gale Brewer with online reporters in her office.

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer Outlines Priorities



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Retail Churn on the Lower East Side: Checking in On Five Orchard Street Businesses



Morning Reads: Ferry Accident Report, Pre-K Seats, Parkour Daredevils

Federal investigators say errors by the captain and faulty boat design led to the ferry accident on the East River last year (NYT).

Manhattan Borough …

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Castle Fitzjohns Gallery Remembers Jef Campion/Army of One

Photos by Tim Schreier.

The other night, Tim Schreier stopped by a special opening at the Castle Fitzjohns Gallery on Orchard Street — an …

Van's General Store, 47 Orchard St.

New Arrivals: Van’s General Store, Tani Shoes, Shoot the Lobster