East River Waterfront. File photo.

(Opinion) East River Waterfront North & South: One Community, One Stewardship Entity, One Unified Plan

This article was submitted by Victor Papa, president of the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council; Aixa Torres, president of the Alfred E. Smith Houses Resident Association; and Nancy Ortiz, president of the Vladeck Houses Resident Association. …


(Audio) Here’s the Full Recording From Last Night’s Candidate Forum

Last night, there was a public forum at the East River Cooperative, the first opportunity for voters to see and hear from the candidates on …

169 Bar photo by Gino Gianoli.

In Appreciation Of “The Bloody Bucket:” Saluting 169 Bar

169 Bar photo by Gino Gianoli.

Editor’s note: Anmarie Soucie, a Lower East Side resident, lives near 169 Bar on East Broadway. These are …

Elizabeth Street Garden site.

Opinion: Elizabeth Street Garden Should Be Used For Affordable Housing

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

Our Crowdfunding Campaign is 100% Funded! LES BID Signs on as Community Partner

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7 Days and Counting – TLD’s Small Business Survival Campaign!

We’re entering the final 7 days of our crowdfunding campaign for a yearlong reporting project on small business survival. Thanks to many generous backers, …

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Russ & Daughters Becomes Community Partner in Our Small Business Survival Campaign

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Just Added: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign, Claim a Private Tour of the Jewish LES

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We Need Your Help: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign Today!

We’re launching a yearlong reporting project focused on Small Business Survival on the Lower East Side. Please support our crowdfunding campaign today to make …

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Can Small, Independent Businesses Survive in an Increasingly Corporate World?

It’s an issue gaining momentum throughout New York City. On the Lower East Side, one of the city’s last authentic neighborhoods, the question is particuarly resonant. …

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Zarin Fabrics Joins Our Small Business Survival Campaign as Community Partner

We can’t say it too many times. Thank you to everyone who has helped support our Small Business Survival Campaign in the first week. …


Support Our Small Business Campaign + Get Your Hands on Some Awesome Rewards!

We want to take a moment this morning to update you on the progress of our Small Business Survival Campaign. It’s our crowdfunding effort …


Zipcard Joins Our Small Business Survival Campaign as Community Partner

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We’re Launching Our Crowdfunding Campaign Right Now!

Today we’re excited to kick off a crowdfunding campaign for our yearlong reporting initiative focused on small business survival. We’ll be tackling this critical …

Lucky River representative Ka-Yung Wong speaks to CB3 trans committee members.  Photo by Zach Williams.

CB3 Panel Clears Way For Fung Wah, Lucky River Bus Stops at 139 Canal St.