Lower East Side Links

–A new interactive map shows where in the city affordable housing is potentially under threat. [New York Times]

–After a fire, Caracas Arepa Bar is …

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

Plans Filed For 25-Story Building on Essex Crossing Site 4

Site 4 will include 263 rental apartments and about 148,000 square feet of commercial space. …

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Police Search For Suspects in August Shooting, Robbery on Essex Street

Police continue to look for two suspects after a man was shot in the leg and robbed on Essex Street during the summer.

It …

Al Orensanz. Photo from the archives of the Angel Orensanz Foundation.

Reminder: Al Orensanz Memorial Service Takes Place Tomorrow Night

Orensanz will be remembered during an event at the Angel Orensanz Center. …

Lower East Side Links

–The Department of Buildings rarely revokes after hours permits. [The Real Deal]

–The Kansas Gallery on Rivington Street is closing. [Artforum]

–Some people are questioning …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

(Exclusive) Here’s Your First Look at the Lowline Underground Park Proposal

We are publishing the full application submitted to the Economic Development Corp. earlier this year. …

Lower East Side Links

–Experts suggest possible steps to accommodate a quarter of a million daily commuters when the L Train tunnel shuts down in 2019. Among them: a …

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Good Morning!

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 | Sara Sekine took this photo of a rainbow over Delancey Street last week. | Weather: The rain will continue …

Kareem Hamady, Julian Plyter at the Hester Street Fair in 2011.

Hester Street Fair Celebrates Home Grown Businesses on Saturday

You might recognize these guys — Kareem Hamady and Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery. …

Lower East Side Links

–The city has released a Request for Proposals for affordable housing on the Elizabeth Street Garden site. Local residents are vowing to fight the plan, …

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Followup: Proposed Delancey Street Bike Lane + Bike Parking Facility

Cyclists were overjoyed to learn yesterday about the city’s plan to create a protected bike lane on Delancey Street. The news was first reported …

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Walk Canal Street, Point Out Ideas For Improvement Tonight From 5-7

Here’s a reminder. The Lower East Side Partnership is holding a neighborhood visioning event on Canal Street between 5 and 7 tonight. A section …

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Tenement Museum Officially Kicks Off Expansion Project This Morning

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is in the midst of a major expansion. Several weeks ago, work began on the upper floors of …

Lower East Side Links

–Pandemonium on the J Train! [New York Times]

–A look at the keys to victory for Yuh-Line Niou in Tuesday’s 65AD Primary: “Ultimately, ethnic-identity politics …

Photo: Channel 2.

J Train Conductor Assaulted at Essex Street Station This Morning (Updated)

A subway conductor was assaulted this morning on a J Train at the Essex Street station. The incident caused a major rush hour backup. …