Morning Reads: Mourning Subway Shoving Victim, ACLU Shows Kids How to Handle Cops, Eminem Release Party

Friends and loved ones of Wai Kuen Kwok marched through Chinatown yesterday, remembering the victim of the deadly shoving tragedy in a Bronx subway station …

Lea's Dress Shop, 125 Orchard St.

Lea’s Dress Shop Set to Close After 45 Years on Lower East Side

Morning Reads: Krugman on the Tenement Museum, Silver Venting, MTA Maintenance 2015

Paul Krugman uses his love for the LES Tenement Museum to explain his support for President Obama’s immigration initiative (NYT).

Sheldon Silver is about to …

Photo by Alex M. Smith.

CB3 Executive Committee Elects Longtime Activist to #3 Position

Via Tribunali. Photo by

Ludlow Street’s Via Tribunali is Shuttered

Boubouki, Ni Japanese Specialties.

Photos: Essex Street Market at Night

les employment network

Lower East Side Job Training Fair November 24

The Lower East Side Employment Network is holding a job training fair next Monday, November 24, from 6-8 p.m. It is taking place at …

Morning Reads: Flipping 190 Bowery, Seaport Tower Shrinks, Anti-Placard Parking Push

RFR Holdings is looking to flip 190 Bowery just two months after going into contract on the landmark owned by photographer Jay Maisel (Commercial Observer).


Arrests Made in Gun Trafficking Operation That Used Chinatown Buses (Updated 3:10 p.m.)

Morning Reads: Bag Fee Push, Grand Street CVS Rat-Roach Haven, Chinatown’s “Off-the-Grid” Dance Parties

Margaret Chin and her Council colleagues advocate for a 10 cent plastic bag fee. A committee hearing will be held on the proposal at 1 …

Mission Chinese Food, 171 East Broadway.

LES Bites: Mission Chinese Wire, El Sombrero, Petee’s Pies, Jewbano Sandwich at Comfort Diner

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Instagram.

$10 Winter Produce Boxes Offered in Two Bridges Area

Morning Reads: Bob Marley Marijuana Brand, Pop-Up Gallery at Wing Shoon, Santacon 2014 Stays Clear of LES

Marley Natural, “a premium cannabis brand rooted in the life and legacy of one of marijuana’s most devoted sons,” will be operated out of a …

The scene on South Street after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Virginia Jones.

Learning From Hurricane Sandy: LES Ready! Releases Report

Galli Restaurant, 98 Rivington St.

Galli Debuts Lunch, Delivery Options Today