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On Market Street

Good morning! @guten212 took this photo.

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Lower East Side Voices: An Immigrant Success Story at the Essex Street Market

Today we’re continuing our series in partnership with NY City News Service on changing times at the Essex Street Market. In the very near …


Pier 42, April 2019

Good morning? Slow progress at Pier 42: Here’s what’s left of the old shed, now a design element in a new park that may …


Lower East Side Voices: Essex Street Market Changes Trigger Mixed Emotions

This week we’re partnering with NY City News Service for a video series on the historic Essex Street Market, just weeks before the vendors …


The Big Dig

Good morning! Rineke Akkerhuis took this photo last month at the Essex Crossing construction site on Broome Street.

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Lower East Side Voices: Peasant Stock Prepares For New Era at Essex Street Market

In the next few weeks, the Essex Street Market will be moving from its historic home at 120 Essex St. to a gleaming new …

125 White St. - Manhattan Detention Complex.

Community Board 3 in April: Chinatown Jail, Coastal Resiliency, Liquor Licenses Galore

Here’s a look at what’s coming up at Community Board 3 this month: –The contentious issue of a gigantic new jail in Chinatown will come before the land use committee Tuesday, April 16. …

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East Side View

Good morning! Joel Raskin took this photo from the 60th floor of a building in the Financial District.

Photo courtesy of City Council member Margaret Chin.

Groundbreaking Held For Reconstruction of Luther Gulick Park

Have you ever walked past an eyesore in your neighborhood and thought, “I should do something about that?” Well, this is exactly what happened to fourth generation Lower East Sider Dave Bolotsky …


Early Springtime in Straus Square

Good morning! People were out enjoying a mild afternoon the other day in Straus Square at Canal and Essex streets.

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

MTA Schedules “Open House” on Controversial M14 Changes

Proposed changes to the M14 A and D bus routes will be discussed at an upcoming public event; New York City Transit will be holding an “open house” Tuesday, April 2 at the 7th Precinct, 19 Pitt St. from 6-8 p.m. …

Chaulking on the Lower East Side, 2012.

Today is the 108th Commemoration of the Triangle Fire

Today is the 108th commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. A ceremony will take place at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

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Downtown Vibes

Good morning! Here’s a recent shot from @guten212.


During Event on the Lower East Side, Pelosi Advocates For “Dreamers” Legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to the Lower East Side yesterday to publicize a new proposal to protect “Dreamers” and offer them a path …

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Behind the Wire

Good morning! @guten212 took this photo somewhere in Chinatown.