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Teen Sentenced to Prison For 2013 Murder of Raphael Ward

Three-and-a-half years after her son was shot and killed on the Lower East Side for his winter jacket, Arlene Delgado got justice yesterday. But the conclusion of the legal case offered her little solace. …

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Fringe Fest + Food: Jimmy Carbone and Friends Host Backyard Pop-Up

You still have another week to take in some of the theatrical and dance performances at the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival. …

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Healthcare Union Played Major Role in Rivington House Deal

The Wall Street Journal today is taking a closer look at a powerful labor union’s role in persuading the de Blasio administration to lift …

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–Documents in the Rivington House investigation underscore the influence of the health care workers’ union, 1199, over the de Blasio administration. [Wall Street Journal]

–The …

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Breather Launches On-Demand Workspace Concept at 135 Bowery

A building with a controversial past has become the newest New York location for Breather, a startup that provides on-demand meeting rooms in 10 cities worldwide. …

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Thursday, August 18, 2016 | Robin Schatell took this recent photo on Delancey Street near Allen Street | Weather: Cloudy this morning before we …

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Cops Seek Tips Following D Train Robbery

Police are asking for help in finding this man, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery on a D train near …

Lower East Side Links

–The Post resumes its crusade in Tompkins Square Park. Cops step up their enforcement in response to complaints about “junkies openly shooting up heroin.” [New …

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Extell Development’s Lower East Side Project Misses Another Financing Deadline

Developer Gary Barnett seems to be having some troubling pulling together the financing for One Manhattan Square, his 80-story mega-tower in the Two Bridges neighborhood. …

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Lower East Side Bites

The accolades keep coming for Wildair. Today, Bon Appétit named the Orchard Street wine bar one of the 10 best new restaurants in America. The modest spot is #8 on the list, and the only New York winner. …

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65AD Candidate Forum at Henry Street Settlement Aug. 23

It’s a crowded field competing for the Democratic nomination in the 65th Assembly District. The Sept. 13 primary election will likely determine who replaces Sheldon Silver in Albany (Alice Cancel is serving out the remainder of Silver’s current term). …

Lower East Side Links

–Gunrunners are sentenced in Brooklyn in a scheme that used Chinatown buses to flood New York with illegal weapons. [Daily News]

–World Journal looks at …

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Groundbreaking For Sol Lain and Henry M. Jackson Playgrounds Friday

On Friday afternoon, New York City’s parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver, will be on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony at two Lower East Side parks. …

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Brazilian Artist Mag Magrela at Galeria Tonight

Tonight at Galeria on Clinton Street, there will be a live performance by Brazilian street artist Mag Magrela at the opening of her new …

247 Cherry St. (right) alongside Extell's One Manhattan Square. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

City Rejects Request For Full-Scale Land Use Process in Two Bridges Area

The Department of City Planning (DCP) has turned down a request from several elected officials for a ULURP in the Two Bridges area. …