Ludlow Street near Hester Street. Photo by Patrick Gaynes.

Photo: Truck vs. Tree on Ludlow Street

Ludlow Street near Hester Street. Photo by Patrick Gaynes.

TLD reader Patrick Gaynes came across this scene on Ludlow Street this morning. 



Morning Reads: AG Sidelines “Tenant Relocator,” After Sandy, Citi Bike’s Likely New Operator

The state Attorney General has put “tenant relocator” Michel Pimienta out of business and got him to pay a $40,000 fine. The AG says Pimienta …

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Allen/Pike Street Benches Will Be Repaired at Contractor’s Expense



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Lower East Side Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For 2012 Armed Robberies



Morning Reads: Ebola Preps at Downtown Hospital, Luxury Tenement Conversions, Crowdfunding Rikers Inmate

New York Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital says its ready to deal with ebola (Tribeca Trib). Developers are in an “arms race” to transform tenements on the …

Pitt Street and Delancey Street. Photo by Brian Crowley.

City is Now Installing Stop Signs, Pedestrian Island at Pitt & Delancey Streets



Morning Reads: Light “Hit & Run” Penalty, McEnroe Duped in Drug Deal, R Bar Closes

The district attorney has decided to let a driver off with a $250 fine in connection with the intentional hit and run of a cyclist …

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The Little Laptop Shop on Clinton Street is Closing



A rendering of the bridging berm.

City’s Outreach on East River Berm Project Called Lacking, “Slap in the Face”



Rivington House.

Elected Officials Urge State to Keep Rivington House Open as a “Skilled Nursing Facility”



Morning Reads: Landlord/Tenant Wars, “Don’t Assault Your Cab Driver” Signs, Dufresne Thankful For LES Years

Chinatown and the  Lower East Side figure prominently in this in-depth piece on the escalating war between tenants and landlords (Village Voice).

Surprise, surprise. Sheldon …

Pier 42; interim park rendering by Mathews Nielsen.

Community Members Blast Plans For Pier 42 Park



Rain in the East Village, taken through a taxi cab window. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Good Morning!

Rain in the East Village, taken through a taxi cab window. Photo by Joel Raskin.

Rain showers continue this morning before skies clear in …

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Lady Furies Plan Halloween Parade November 1



East 6th Street at 2nd Avenue; Sunday afternoon.

Miriam Friedlander Way Dedicated on East 6th Street