Ernesto’s Makes Its Debut at 259 East Broadway

Ernesto’s, an ambitious restaurant featuring the cuisine of Spain’s Basque region, opened just before the new year at 259 East Broadway.

It’s the first …


The Jarmulowsky Building’s New Spire Revealed

Good morning! The other day, we finally got our first look at the new 50-foot spire on top of the Jarmulowsky Bank Building. It’s …

Lower East Side Links

–It has become increasingly difficult to hold government accountable as large media outlets slash their local news budgets. While smaller news sites have tried to …

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City View

Susan Levinson took this photo the other day as the sun set in New York City.


Happening at Community Board 3 in January 2020

We’re shifting into holiday mode, but soon 2020 will be here and it will be time to turn our attention back to Community Board …


“Pachinko” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Were Top Library Checkouts on the LES in 2019

At this time each year, the New York Public Library shares the top checkouts systemwide and in branch locations across the city. Let’s take …


When You Have the Williamsburg Bridge All to Yourself

Good morning! Local photographer Daniel Root took this photo of a deserted Williamsburg Bridge.

Togo, the sled dog, has new prominence in Seward Park. Photo by Roger Bultot.

Seward Park Facelift is Complete

The Parks Without Borders $6 million dollar facelift at Seward Park has been completed. The project touts lower fences, a new library stone courtyard, an expanded garden, ampitheatre seating and new fitness equipment – not to mention lower fencing around the entire periphery. …

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Randall’s Barbecue Offers New Winter Happy Hour Menu

Randall’s Barbecue (359 Grand St.) is boasting a new happy hour menu featuring $20 beer buckets and $10 cocktails, plus $3 tacos and $5 …


Eyes on Essex

Good morning! On Essex Street by Canal Street, near the old Schames & Sons paint shop, by Roger Bultot.


Clinton Street Gridlock, Holiday Edition

All of a sudden, the Lower East Side has multiple Christmas tree vendors, including this operation alongside Target/Trader Joe’s on Grand Street. A local …


This is What’s Ahead For Community Board 3 in December

Most of us are still in holiday mode, but beginning next week Community Board 3 will be back to work. Here’s a look at …

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Last Light

Sunset over the East River – Susan Levinson took this photo the other day.

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Featured Listing, Sponsored by Karpoff Affiliates

Great 2 bedroom possible conversion to three bedroom. in Hillman complex. Many closets, Great light, gym, many closets, views Grand Street, …


Essex Crossing Panel Discussion Takes Place Dec. 5

Coming up on Thursday, Dec. 5, the developers of Essex Crossing and community collaborators will participate in a panel discussion (“Private Means to Public …