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Hit-and-Run Truck Driver Strikes Pedestrian on Allen Street

Police officers are on the scene at the intersection of East Broadway and Division streets today, where a pedestrian was badly hurt by a hit-and-run driver. …

Jeffrey Ruhalter. February 26, 2011 at the Essex Street Market.

Longtime Essex Street Market Butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter Dies at 60

We received some sad news in the last day regarding former Essex Street Market butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter. Here’s a statement from his family: …

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Teen Sentenced to Prison For 2013 Murder of Raphael Ward

Three-and-a-half years after her son was shot and killed on the Lower East Side for his winter jacket, Arlene Delgado got justice yesterday. But the conclusion of the legal case offered her little solace. …

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65AD Candidate Forum at Henry Street Settlement Aug. 23

It’s a crowded field competing for the Democratic nomination in the 65th Assembly District. The Sept. 13 primary election will likely determine who replaces Sheldon Silver in Albany (Alice Cancel is serving out the remainder of Silver’s current term). …

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Firefighters Rescue Rooftop Carouser From Chimney at 17 Allen St.

The tabloids and local television stations had fun over the weekend with this one. …

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New York International Fringe Festival Returns For 20th Anniversary

The New York International Fringe Festival returns for its 20th year on August 12th. This year’s lineup features 200 shows in 16 days and showcases theater and dance companies from all around the globe. …

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“Little Canal” Cafe Soft Opens at 26 Canal St.

Little Canal, a new cafe on a conspicuous corner across from Seward Park, soft opened this week. It’s a spot for good coffee, as well as simple breakfast and lunch items. …

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Summerstage Returns to East River Park August 9

Coming up next week, Summerstage heads down to the Lower East Side for several concerts at the East River Park Bandshell. …

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Comptroller’s Office Cites Mayor’s Management Failures in Rivington House Fiasco

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report today showing that Rivington House was lost as a community facility due to communication breakdowns and inattention by the de Blasio administration. …

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Al Orensanz, Longtime Director of Orensanz Center, Has Died at the Age of 74

Al Orensanz, the beloved director of the Angel Orensanz Center, died this past Saturday at the age of 74. …

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“Pre-Applications” Show 2100 Apartments, 1.7 Million sf Coming to Two Bridges Area

Lands End I residential building on South Street.

Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request reveal preliminary plans for two new …

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The New Museum Debuts Collectors’ Dream Show, “The Keeper”

On Wednesday, the New Museum debuted their latest exhibit, The Keeper, an exhibition dedicated to artist-collectors and quirky collections of all sorts. …

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City Solicits Proposals For Restaurant in Allen Street Bathhouse Building

The Parks Department last week put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a food service operation in the old bathhouse on Allen Street …

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Man Found Dead in Essex Street Apartment Today (Updated 6:02 p.m.)

The body of a man was found in a second floor apartment on Essex Street, near Grand Street, earlier today …

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Followup: City Approves Lowline Proposal For Former Trolley Terminal

Almost five years after they went public with a headline-grabbing plan to create the world’s first underground park in an abandoned trolley station on the Lower East Side, founders of the Lowline have cleared a major hurdle. …