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Elected Offiicials, SLA Commissioner Tour LES Nightlife District

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Comfort Diner Signage Goes Up; Soft Opening This Week

Luther Gulick Park, October 2014.

This Week: Updated Gulick Park Design, Seward Park Conservancy Meets, Project Tracker Debuts


Photos: Lower East Side Pickle Day 2014

Morning Reads: “The General” Closes, Sharing the Wealth (or Not), Raves For “Lippy” at Abrons

The EMM Group closes “The General” on the Bowery (Eater).

The wealthy Central Park Conservancy has launched a program to help poor parks but has …

M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden.

Fun & Games in Lower East Side Parks Saturday & Sunday

Morning Reads: Tenant Blacklists, Penny Arcade at Joe’s Pub, Haunted House Tour

Tenant advocates are increasingly concerned about “blacklists” property owners are purchasing that detail people with cases in housing court (NYT).

A court rules that a …

102 Norfolk St.

Local Elected Officials Take on Samy Mahfar Over 102 Norfolk Renovation Issues

Morning Reads: Airbnb Battle, Post Swoons at LES Real Estate, Gavin Brown’s New Space

The state Attorney General says three-quarters of Airbnb listings are illegal (NYT).

Luxury real estate developments on the Lower Side are making the Post “swoon.” …

Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Followup: Chin Calls on NYPD to File Charges Against Driver in Fatal Crash

Morning Reads: Success Charter Outrage, Chinatown Bus Shootout, NYU Expansion Ruling

Elected officials criticize the SUNY Board for approving a plan from Success Academy charter school to relocate to the Lower East Side or Upper West …

Image via Siempre Verde Community Garden Facebook page.

CB3’s Land Use Committee Backs Siempre Verde Garden Against Development Plan


Friends and Co-Workers Come Together To Help Essex Street Market Butcher Silva


7th Precinct Holds Blood Drive Thursday

Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident on Canal Street This Morning