Third Street Music School to Host Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Our friends at Third Street Music School are hosting a free Martin Luther King day celebration on Monday, January 21, from 12 – 2pm. …

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Interested in Serving on Your Community Education Council? Info Session Jan. 31

An information session is coming up for anyone interested in running for a seat on the city’s community education councils. It’s being sponsored by …

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A Quiet Day on Doyers Street

Good morning! Today’s photo is by David Sierra.


Group Art Show Opens Sunday in Newly Renovated Gallery at Stanton Street Shul

Coming up this weekend at the Stanton Street Shul, it’s the opening of a group art show curated by David Wander. “The Stanton 11″ …


Lower East Side Sunrise, Jan. 7, 2019

Good morning! Puma Perl took this photo at sunrise earlier in the week.

Rendering from recent presentation from the city on the revised plan for the East River waterfront.

City Council Will Hold Oversight Hearing on Revised East River Flood Protection Plan

In the community, there are many unanswered questions about the city’s sudden decision to overhaul the plan for a flood barrier along the East River. …


Sunset Over the Williamsburg Bridge

Andrea DiFiore took this recent photo, the Williamsburg Bridge bathed in late day sunlight.

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Following Stroke, Neighbors Come to the Aid of Danny Coffey, “Mayor of Orchard Street”

If you spend any time on lower Orchard Street, you almost certainly know Danny Coffey. …

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Along the East River

Good morning! @hollyfalolly took this photo in East River Park just south of the Williamsburg Bridge.

The governor toured the L Train tunnel in December with engineering experts. Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office.

Cuomo Cancels Full L Train Shutdown; Last Minute Decision Met With Relief and Skepticism

Maybe you were dreading the prospect of 80 buses an hour barreling over the Williamsburg Bridge during rush hour. …

Rendering from recent presentation from the city on the revised plan for the East River waterfront.

East River Resiliency Plan, Chinatown Jail Back on Community Board 3 January Agenda

It’s a new year, but some very familiar issues dominate Community Board 3’s January 2019 meeting agendas. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. …


East Broadway, January 2019

Good morning! Samantha and Mayer Sinensky sent along this photo on New Year’s Day.

Clinton Street at Broome Street - Essex Crossing's Site 6.

Essex Crossing Update: New Nonprofit Tenants, Movie Theater Delayed

As 2018 draws to a close, here’s a look at what’s new at Essex Crossing. It’s not all about Target and Trader Joe’s, you know. …


A New View on Rivington Street

From the school playground at Rivington and Norfolk streets, a look at those luxury condos that replaced the Streit’s Matzo Factory.

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Viral Video Shows Cop Fighting Off Attack in East Broadway Subway Station (Updated)

Kudos to this NY cop on his performance. His situation is a reminder to New Yorkers & their political leaders that NYC’s …