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Police ID Suspect in Armed Robbery on Ludlow Street

Police are looking for a suspect who they believe robbed a delivery person on Ludlow Street this past Friday. The incident happened while the …

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Democrats Likely to Choose Silver’s Successor on Sunday

On Saturday, Governor Cuomo called a special election for April 19 to fill Sheldon Silver’s Assembly seat. The longtime Lower East Side lawmaker was …

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Chinatown Preps For Lunar New Year Celebration (and School Holiday) Feb. 8

Are you ready for the Year of the Monkey? In Chinatown, excitement is building for Lunar New Year celebrations, which kick off Feb. 8. …

Rendering: Russ & Daughters at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

More on Russ & Daughters’ Expansion to the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Rendering: Russ & Daughters at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Earlier this morning, we noted that Russ & Daughters is opening a large production facility …

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–Russ & Daughters “will anchor a new public food hall and manufacturing space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard,” according to a story hiding behind the …

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70-Year-Old Man Attacked, Robbed at Bowery Subway Station Friday

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Cops are looking for a suspect who robbed a 70-year-old man at the Bowery subway station near Delancey Street Friday afternoon.

It …

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Cuomo Calls Special Election in 65th Assembly District For April 19

Governor Cuomo today set an April 19 special election for the 65th Assembly District in Lower Manhattan. The seat has been vacant since Sheldon …

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Essex Crossing Team Fields Questions About Pedestrian Safety, Rats, Jobs

These days on the Lower East Side, it’s tough to walk anywhere without confronting barricades, dump trucks and scaffolding. A big reason why is Essex Crossing, one of the largest construction projects in the city. …

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On Sunday, Local Faith Leaders Make a Statement in Support of Tolerance

Here’s an email we received from Anthony Donovan of “Local Faith Communities” regarding this Sunday’s event, “Spiritual Sounds of the East Village.” He wrote:



Lower East Side Links

–The Daily News calls on Governor Cuomo to leave Sheldon Silver’s Assembly seat open until the fall. The editorial board writes,”The governor has 43,597 reasons …

Essex Crossing Site 6. Credit: Dattner Architects.

Could International Center of Photography Be Coming to Essex Crossing?

Essex Crossing Site 6. Credit: Dattner Architects.

The developers building the Essex Crossing project updated community members on their progress last night and answered …

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LES Bites: Nakamura Ramen, Galeria, Mimi Cheng’s, Hotel Liquor Permits

Japanese ramen master Shigetoshi “Jack” Nakamura has opened a noddle shop at 172 Delancey St., in a little space alongside the Williamsburg Bridge. He did a brief stint at Ramen Lab on Kenmare Street and now has a spot of his own. …

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CenterLight Health Pays $47 Million to Settle Medicaid Fraud Case

The state attorney general’s office last week announced a $47 million settlement with CenterLight Healthcare in a Medicaid fraud case. The organization operates a health care facility and diagnostic treatment center at 375 Grand St. …

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Self Defense Workshop For Women at Gouverneur Health Feb. 3

Coming up next Wednesday, there’s a free self defense workshop for women being offered at Gouverneur Health. It’s being sponsored by City Council members …

Lower East Side Links

–The Times takes a look at the rash of slashings that have happened recently on New York City streets.

–In spite of a big infusion …