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Bike Count Display Installed Alongside Manhattan Bridge Pathway

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In recent years, there’s been a huge increase in the number of bicyclists using East River bridges. Here’s a visual representation of …

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This Year’s Big July 4th Fireworks Show Will Once Again Be Staged From the East River

Will you be joining the masses in East River Park tomorrow night for Macy’s 42nd annual July 4th fireworks extravaganza? If so, here’s what you need to know. …

Clinton Street gridlock. Photo by Mike Rucker.

Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock Solutions Still at Least Two Months Away

You’re going to have to wait a little bit longer to find out how the city plans to relieve traffic congestion on the residential blocks leading to the Williamsburg Bridge. …

Rendering of Pier 42 park.

Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 in July

Here’s a look at some of the topics Community Board 3 will be discussing in July. CB3 just posted the agendas for this month’s committee meetings. …

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Kings Co. Imperial Opens New Spot on Delancey Street

Kings Co. Imperial, a hipster Chinese restaurant from Williamsburg, opened this week alongside the Williamsburg Bridge. …

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BYGGYZ Sandwich Shop Will Remain Open on Weekends After Investor Comes Forward

Here’s an update to a story we first brought you last week. As you might recall, Dewey Dufresne told us he was temporarily closing BYGGYZ, his sandwich shop on Clinton Street, while he searched for new investors. …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

Union Square Tech Training Center Approved By City Planning Commission

The Union Square Tech Training Center is one step closer to becoming reality. …

Press conference on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge, May 27. Photo: NYC DOT Twitter.

L Train Shutdown: More Citi Bikes, 80 Buses/Hour On Williamsburg Bridge

There was news on a couple of different fronts yesterday regarding next year’s dreaded closure of the L Train. …

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Malaysian Coffee Shop, Kopitiam, is Now Open at 151 East Broadway

The newly expanded Kopitiam is already attracting interest at 151 East Broadway. You remember the traditional Malaysian coffee shop that popped up on Canal Street in 2015. …

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You Can Start Visiting Doctors at NYU Langone’s Essex Crossing Center July 2

Starting next month, you will be able to visit a doctor at NYU Langone’s new outpatient medical center at Essex Crossing. …

Clinton Street between Grand and Broome streets. Photo by Mike Rucker.

DOT Unveils Plans to Relieve Clinton Street/Grand Street Gridlock Thursday

We all know the area around Clinton Street and Grand Street is a mess. After many months of begging/pleading/cajoling, the city’s Department of Transportation is finally presenting a plan to deal with gridlock in the blocks around the big Essex Crossing development. …

Maloney campaigning at Stuyvesant Town. Image from Rep. Maloney's Facebook page.

Rep. Maloney Defeats Patel in Congressional Primary

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who represents parts of the Lower East Side, was victorious in last night’s primary election. …

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | David Sierra took this photo at the South Street Seaport. | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a high of …

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Make Your Vote Count: Maloney, Patel Face Off in Today’s Congressional Primary

There’s a Primary Election today in New York City. In some parts of the Lower East Side, you have the opportunity to pick a Democratic nominee in the 12th Congressional District. …

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–“Between the East Village and the Lower East Side, there are 1,004 new units either on the market or in the pipeline.” This means the …