247 Cherry St. (right) alongside Extell's One Manhattan Square. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

“Two Bridges” Planning, Liquor Permit Applications Dominate Community Board 3’s September Calendar

After a summer respite, it looks like a busy September for Community Board 3. …

Lower East Side Links

–An 81-year-old man, Gen Zhan, was struck and killed by an FDNY ambulance at 14th Street and 2nd Avenue. [Daily News]

–The mayor says he’s …

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Hester Street Fair Test Kitchen: In Search of the Next Great Idea

The Hester Street Fair has always served as an incubator for new ideas. Now its organizers are hosting an event designed specifically to discover …

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Good Morning!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 | Martha LeDuc took this photo of the Manhattan Bridge in the past week. | Weather: A mix of sun …

Lower East Side Links

–A man was attacked with a box cutter in Columbus Park over the weekend. Cops are still looking for the suspect, who was seen entering …

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Good Morning!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | Daniel Kong took this photo about a week ago, showing Lower East Side/Chinatown tenements and the Lower Manhattan skyline. …

2013 Rendering shows the Market Line on Sites 2, 3 and 4 of Essex Crossing.

Essex Crossing Developers Reach Out to Chinatown Businesses

2013 Rendering shows the Market Line on Sites 2, 3 and 4 of Essex Crossing.

As the Essex Crossing project begins to take shape …

Lower East Side Links

–Lisa Cooley, the influential Norfolk Street gallery, has closed. “Although this chapter is ending,” Cooley wrote in an email blast, “another one is right around …

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Former Rivington House Resident Tells His Story

45 Rivington St.

News reporters across the city have spent the past several months digging into the details of the Rivington House scandal. But …

Lower East Side Links

–On the Times’ editorial page, Lawrence Downes observes the “Winds of Change on the Lower East Side.” Yes, the citywide news media are still taking …

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Silver Will Stay Out of Prison Until Appeal is Heard (Updated)

Sheldon Silver will remain a free man for at least a few more weeks. He was supposed to start serving a 12-year prison sentence at the end of this month after being convicted on federal corruption charges. …

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Streetwear Pioneer, Reed Space, is Closing Orchard Street Store in September

The pioneering streetwear/lifestyle brand, Reed Space, is leaving Orchard Street after 15 years. …

247 Cherry St.. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

Followup: JDS Development’s Tower in Two Bridges Area is No Longer “On Hold”

Earlier this week we reported that there was confusion in the Two Bridges neighborhood over the fate of a development site at 247 Cherry St. Today there’s more clarity about the situation. …

Lower East Side Links

–A TV reporter takes a ride to the top of Essex Crossing site 6. [NY1]

–One local resident has mapped the vacant storefronts of Manhattan. …

Photo courtesy of Henry Street Settlement.

(Audio) 65th Assembly District Candidate Forum

Photo courtesy of Henry Street Settlement.

On Sept. 13, Democrats competing to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany will participate in a primary election. Five …