Latest Desperate Ploy at One Manhattan Square: Rent-to-Buy

Here’s the latest evidence that all is not well at Extell’s One Manhattan Square.

The Real Deal reports that the developer is now offering …

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Activists Will Rally to Bury City’s East River Park Resiliency Plan on Saturday

Community activists are planning a rally tomorrow (Saturday) to protest the city’s resiliency plan for East River Park. From the organizers’ press release:

Demonstrators …

The former Rivington House nursing home.

Rivington House Building is Sold For $160 Million; New Owner a Mystery

Slate Property Group, China Vanke Co. and Adam America Real Estate have had enough. They have now sold the former Rivington House nursing home building to a mystery buyer for $160 million. …


Celebrate Oktoberfest With Your Favorite Grand Street Businesses on Sunday

The early forecast says it’s going to be 85 degrees on Sunday. Not quite fall-like weather, but here’s one way to celebrate the new …


Community Board 3 Hearing on Budget Priorities Will Be Held Wednesday Night

Looking down on one of the Parks Department’s many unfinished projects: the Allen/Pike Street pedestrian malls.

Coming up this week. you have an opportunity …

Pearl River gallery From Trash to Treasure

Upcycled Art Shines in Show at Pearl River Mart Gallery

There was a special performance last night at the gallery of the family-owned Asian emporium Pearl River Mart. The German dance troop, Cocoondance, performed …


Golden Diner is Now Open For Dinner

Golden Diner, a great little spot that opened with limited hours at 123 Madison St. earlier this year, just debuted dinner service. Chef/owner Sam Yoo, an alumnus of some of the better restaurant kitchens in town, …

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Remembering 9/11

Here’s a photo from Susan Levinson. The September 11th terrorist attacks were 18 years ago today.


You Can Help Choose Which Local Projects Receive City Funding

You can help decide how to spend $1 million in your neighborhood.

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, City Council members Margaret Chin and Carlina Rivera …

People's Permit

People’s Permit Process Guide Highlights Application Rules for Outside Events

Outdoor events with friends and family can quickly come to an end if you don’t have the right permits for large parties. Shaheeda Yasmeen …

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September Sky

Good morning! Did you catch last night’s amazing sunset? Thanks to Susan Levinson for the photo.

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River View

Good morning! Today’s photo direct from Susan Levinson’s terrace.


Sauce Reopens Friday at 78 Rivington St. After January Fire

Back in January, a devastating fire swept through Sauce, the Italian spot at 78 Rivington St., forcing the eight-year-old Lower East Side restaurant to …

125 White St. - Manhattan Detention Complex.

City Planning Commission Approves Borough-Based Jail Plan; City Council Hearing Thursday (Updated)

125 White St. – Manhattan Detention Complex.

The City Planning Commission Tuesday voted in favor of the mayor’s plan to replace Rikers Island with …


Labor Day 2019

Good morning! Puma Perl took this photo yesterday as the sun rose over the East River.