Fire at the Vladeck Houses. Photo from @cooperativelyyours.

Firefighters Respond to Dumpster Fire at Vladeck Houses

Fire at the Vladeck Houses. Photo from @cooperativelyyours.

Firefighters worked this afternoon for more than an hour to put out a fire that had …

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Public Forum to Explain Deferred Action Immigration Program

Morning Reads: Chinatown Hotel Boom, Funeral Home Sued After Cremation, Heshy Jacob’s 9/11

A hotel boom has hit Chinatown (Observer).

Budget cuts impacting the federal Section 8 rent voucher program are putting a big squeeze on New York …

Rivington House.

VillageCare Seeks to Sell Rivington House to a “For-Profit” Health Care Operator

Morning Reads: Remembering 9/11, La Sirena Stays, Celebrity Dodgeball Torney

9/11 – 13 years later – live feed of the Commemoration Ceremony (

Profiling the kids who grew up in the shadow of 9/11 (Post).

Rendering: Essex Crossing. SHoP Architects.

TLD Interview: Essex Crossing Development Team Discusses Lower East Side Plans

Morning Reads: Bowery Tech Space, ABC No Rio Plans, Russ & Daughters Upper East Side Branch

At 161 Bowery: “a lifestyle office space with all the bells-and-whistles,” plus a Shepard Fairey mural (Real Estate Weekly).

ICYMI: An update on ABC No …

Morning Reads: Counterfeit Chase, Commercial Lease Proposal, Prize Winners Plan LES Restaurant

Police arrested a woman who passed a counterfeit bill to a shop owner at 55 Chrystie St. on Sunday; “After the owner gave (the woman, …

171 East Broadway.

Mission Chinese Wins CB3 Panel’s Support For Liquor Permit at 171 East Broadway

Rendering of new Neighborhood Resource Center, 269 Henry St. Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle.

Henry Street Settlement Announces $20 Million Renovation; Firehouse, Amphitheater Revamps Planned

Rendering of new Neighborhood Resource Center, 269 Henry St. Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle.

The Henry Street Settlement is preparing a major upgrade of its …

259 East Broadway.

Bodega at 259 East Broadway Closed For Renovations; Organic Transformation Planned

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Mission Chinese Food Plans Quick Opening at 171 East Broadway

Morning Reads: Mandatory Affordable Housing, Local Spirits Business, Sandler Film Panned

The new chair of the City Planning Commission says developers will be required to build affordable housing any time a zoning change is necessary (NYT).

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Lady Furies Get Ready For Winter Softball Clinics at Grand Street Settlement

Morning Reads: Regulating Adult Day Care, Pre-K Day 1, Holiday Inn’s Rooftop Bar

City Council member Margaret Chin holds a hearing on a plan to regulate adult day care centers (Gotham Gazette).

Sheldon Silver …