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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Nora Castro took this photo back in the spring from her apartment high above Water Street. | Weather: Have …

Photos courtesy of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation. Installation images by Brian Buckley.

You Can Now Have a First Look at Resnick/Passlof Museum at 87 Eldridge Street

In the 1970s and 1980s, quite a few abandoned synagogues on the Lower East Side were taken over by artists, who repurposed the often crumbling buildings as quirky studio and living spaces. …

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The Summer of James and Karla: “Storefront” Show Opens Tonight in LES Gallery

It’s been a big summer for the local photographers James and Karla Murray. …

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Block Party Celebrates “Past, Present, Future” of SPURA

By the fall, the first phase of the Essex Crossing project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) will be mostly completed. …

Lower East Side Links

–Cops are looking for a group who slashed a man on the face Sunday afternoon near South Street and Market Slip. [New York Post]

–Target …

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Rivington Street Restaurant Hemlock is Closing

Over the weekend, Diego Moya announced that his Lower East Side restaurant, Hemlock, will be closing at the end of the month. …

Rendering shows Two Bridges waterfront with several proposed large-scale buildings. Credit: SHoP Architects.

Developers, Locals Face Off at CB3 Tonight Over Two Bridges Mega-Towers

The battle for Two Bridges returns to Community Board 3 tonight. …

Sheldon Silver in happier times - at Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

Sheldon Silver Pleads For Mercy Ahead of Sentencing in Public Corruption Case

In advance of his sentencing this coming Friday, July 27, Sheldon Silver is pleading with Federal Judge Valerie Caproni to consider alternatives to a lengthy prison sentence. …

Seward Park, 2016.

Tonight’s Showing of Wizard of Oz in Seward Park Cancelled

Seward Park, 2016.

The organizers of tonight’s showing of The Wizard of Oz in Seward Park have had to cancel the event. As you’ve …

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Pho Grand Joins Market Line Retail Mix

A little more local flavor for the Market Line, the big retail pavilion that’s part of the Essex Crossing project. …

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Vote For Your Favorite Ice Cream Saturday at the Hester Street Fair

Here’s something to power you through until the weekend arrives. The Hester Street Fair’s annual Ice Cream Social is happening on Saturday! …

Lower East Side Links

–On Friday night, local activists will mark 20 years since the auction that put CHARAS/El Bohio Community Center in the hands of developer Gregg Singer. …

City Council member Carlina Rivera with Council Speaker Corey Johnson at a news conference July 18, 2018. Photo by Emil Cohen/New York City Council.

Rivera’s Airbnb Bill Unanimously Approved By City Council

A bill sponsored by local City Council member Carlina Rivera aimed at Airbnb sailed through the Council yesterday. …

Rendering shows new bridge over Delancey Street to East River Park.

Groups Studying How to Care For Huge New East River Park

Sometime in the fall, community meetings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project are expected to resume. …

Lower East Side Links

–The city very rarely issues noise violations to bars and clubs after residents contact 311 with complaints. [Channel 4]

–East Broadway, once known as “Little …