A Colorful Sky Over the Williamsburg Bridge

Good morning! Today’s photo submission is from Samantha and Mater Sinensky.

king dumpling

King Dumplings Opens at 74 Hester St.

It’s been more than a year since the popular Cantonese roast meats and noodle shop, Yummy Kitchen (also called Cheung Wong Kitchen), closed down …


The New Pier 35

It’s not the Great Wall of China and it didn’t take quite 200 years to build. But it was a long time in the …


Motorist Tased on Columbia Street After Allegedly Pulling Gun on a Cop

A man was tased after allegedly thrusting a gun into the torso of a police officer during a traffic stop on Columbia Street, near …


Sunday Hoops

Good morning! It was a definitely a weekend to spend outdoors. Here’s a photo from East River Park.


Asian American Pacific Islander Festival to Be Held in Chinatown Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, it’s the 40th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Festival in Chinatown. More from the organizers:

The 40th Annual Asian …


A Changing View on Grand Street

Good morning. Looking west on Grand Street with new construction just beyond St. Mary’s Church.

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

MTA Agrees to Retain Local Bus Service on M14A Line

Local activists and community activists are celebrating the MTA’s decision to retain at least some local service on the M14 A and D lines through the Lower East Side. …


New Essex Street Market Opens on the Lower East Side

After a weekend in soft open mode, the new Essex Street Market makes its official debut this morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony and …


On Division Street

Good morning! Kama Geary took this photo yesterday; postal workers congregated at the corner of Division and Orchard streets after a fire alarm went …

Lower East Side Links

–The International Center of Photography has closed on its $29 million new headquarters at Essex Crossing. In a related move, the Essex Crossing developers have …


An Era Ends Sunday as the Old Essex Street Market Building Closes For Good

If you want to visit the old Essex Street Market one more time before the vendors cross Delancey Street, Sunday will be your last …


Outdoor Seating Opens at Kossar’s

Locals, tourists and interlopers will be glad to know — you can now have your bialy while enjoying the sunshine in the outdoor seating area, …

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

Happening This Morning: Rally to Save MTA’s 14 A & D Bus Service

If you’re around the neighborhood this morning, you might want to stop by Ahearn Park. There’s a rally coordinated by Educational Alliance in response to the MTA’s plan to institute Select Bus Service, eliminating several stops along the M14 A and D bus routes. …

Photo: Grand Street CSA.

Summer Produce! Two Lower East Side CSA’s Open 2019 Enrollment

Before you know it, fresh summer fruits and vegetables will be making an appearance at local greenmarkets. If you want to get your warm weather produce direct from a regional farm and help sustain independent farmers in the area, joining a CSA is the way to go. …