An early take on Dirt Candy's new offerings. Photo: Diry Candy email blast.

Dirt Candy Switches to Tasting Menu Format

Amanda Cohen’s Allen Street restaurant, Dirt Candy, is rebooting next month with a tasting menu-only format at dinnertime. …

Lower East Side Links

–Former City Council member Alan Gerson is thinking about running for Daniel Squadron’s state senate seat. [Tribeca Trib]

–The Post’s editorial board takes a swipe …

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Good Morning!

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 | David Sierra took this photo along the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge. | Weather: Thunderstorms this morning and …

Tiffany Washington of I.M. Pastry Studio. Photo courtesy of Lower East Side Partnership.

I.M. Pastry Studio, Complete With Tequila-Infused Cupcakes, Opens in Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. …

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Lower East Side Rat Reduction Plan – Public Meeting Tuesday Evening

Last month, Mayor de Blasio announced a $32 million program to combat rats in several problem areas throughout the city. Good news/bad news: the …

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NYC Files Application For Corlears Hook Ferry Dock

The summer of 2017 isn’t over yet, but we’re already looking forward to the summer of 2018, when the city’s expanded ferry service will add a Lower East Side stop. …

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–State election law is under new scrutiny after it became apparent that local State Sen. Daniel Squadron’s replacement will be chosen by Democratic Party bosses, …

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Good Morning!

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 | Lori Weissman took this photo on Eldridge Street. | Weather: Cloudy skies today with a high of 84. | …

Lower East Side Links

–City Council member Margaret Chin defends her first two terms in office during an endorsement meeting with Sing Tao Daily, the Chinese-language newspaper. [Voices of …

Sen. Squadron at Rivington House in the spring of 2016.

A Few Words About State Sen. Daniel Squadron

Sen. Squadron at Rivington House in the spring of 2016.

After his surprising announcement earlier this week, Daniel Squadron is spending his last day …

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Suspect Arrested After Carjacking on Henry Street

Here’s the flyer that went up in a residential building on Henry Street after a carjacking that took place in broad daylight. …

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Development and Events Firm Looks to Take Over Allen Street Bathhouse

Correction: This story was modified on 8/15/2017 to reflect that Upsilon Ventures does not currently operate the facilities at Bryant Park.

It looks …

A district 1 candidate forum was held in Tribeca earlier this year.

Here’s the Candidate List for the Sept. 12 Democratic Primary

A district 1 candidate forum was held in Tribeca earlier this year.

The basic contours of the Lower East Side’s upcoming City Council campaigns …

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–Video: An interview with Daniel Squadron about his decision to quit the state Senate. Speculation about his potential replacement: Reporter Zack Fink floats the names …

Photo via City Council member Rosie Mendez's Twitter feed.

City Council Approves 11 Tenant Protection Bills

The City Council yesterday approved 11 bills meant to combat harassment of rent stabilized tenants. …