Hellen Choong in her apartment at 11 Allen, from which she is fighting eviction.

Tenants of 11 Allen Fight to Remain in Chinatown Home

Hellen Choong in her apartment at 11 Allen, from which she is fighting eviction.

Hellen Choong settled in Chinatown after immigrating to America in …

177 Ludlow is being sold, so EarthMatters is closing up shop.

EarthMatters Closing Following Sale of 177 Ludlow Street

177 Ludlow is being sold, so EarthMatters is closing up shop.

When we recently reported that 177 Ludlow Street, home to the EarthMatters health …

Teachers welcomed families to the school's new cafeteria space.

Innovate Manhattan Charter Opens New Home on the Lower East Side

Innovate Manhattan Charter School has a new facility, located on the third floor of a residential and commerical building on Forsyth and Delancey streets.



Bessie's Big Shot

Family Day at East River Park: Happening Now!

The cast of “Bessie’s Big Shot,” part of East River Park Family Day, pull some strings. Photo credit: City Parks Foundation Facebook page.

Admittedly, …

Two youngsters art battle it out in P.S. 142's auditorium.

Kids Wage Art Battles at P.S. 142

Two youngsters art battle it out in P.S. 142’s auditorium.

The art world can be competitive, as the elementary school students in the Educational …

The ASPCA's mobile spay/neuter unit takes to the Lower East Side this week.

ASPCA Offers Cheap Services for LES Pets

The ASPCA’s mobile spay/neuter unit takes to the Lower East Side this week.

Veterinary care can cost a pretty penny, but the American Society …

The movement room at the new Cooke Center Grammar School offers a climbing wall and tumbling matts (on right) for students with disabilities.

New Special Needs School Opens at 219 Stanton

The “movement space” at the new Cooke Center Grammar School features a climbing wall and tumbling mats (on right) for students with disabilities.

The …

Tim Hortons is moving into 203 East Houston.

Tim Hortons Cafe is Coming to 203 East Houston Street

Tim Hortons is moving into 203 East Houston.

Katz’s has a new neighbor. Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee and baked goods chain, is opening …

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez is requesting NYCHA publish a report that highlights its flaws.

Velazquez Demands NYCHA Release “Negative” Report

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez is requesting NYCHA publish a report that highlights its flaws.

After City Council member Rosie Mendez spent Tuesday afternoon defending …

The Niles Ford Urban Dance Collective is one of four dance companies performing this weekend in the East River Park Bandshell.

Dance and Comedy at SummerStage in East River Park This Weekend

The Niles Ford Urban Dance Collective is one of four dance companies performing this weekend in the East River Park Bandshell.

As we noted …

Construction on the lot behind the schooling building, which will serve as a play space for Cooke Center students.

School Yard on Stanton Street is Getting a Makeover

Improvements are happening before a new school moves in.

The open lot behind Our Lady of Sorrows, the Catholic elementary school at 219 Stanton …

The new green roof at the Fireboat House in East River Park, home to the Lower East Side Ecology Center

The Fireboat House in East River Park Goes Green

The new green roof at the Fireboat House in East River Park, home to the Lower East Side Ecology Center

As the extremely extended …

The escalator at the East Broadway station on the F line will soon be demolished.

Escalator in East Broadway Subway Station to Be Replaced

The escalator at the East Broadway station on the F line will soon be demolished.

Over the past few days, commuters at the East …

The landlord of this building, 197 Madison, leapt from a window to escape a disturbed tenant this morning.

Resident Arrested Following Madison Street Hostage Drama

The landlord of this building, 197 Madison, leapt from a window to escape a disturbed tenant this morning.

Police vehicles swarmed the area surrounding …

Private Danny Chen.

Jury Recommends Sentence in First Danny Chen Trial

Private Danny Chen.

Sergeant Adam Holcomb, the officer acquitted yesterday of the most serious charges he faced in connection with the death of Private …