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Our Interview With Alice Cancel, Democratic Nominee in the 65th AD

Just a few weeks ago, Alice Cancel was dead set against running for the New York State Assembly seat in Lower Manhattan. But after local activists made their choice on Sunday, it’s exactly what she’s doing. …

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Inside Kossar’s: Here’s What You Need to Know About Tomorrow’s Reopening

Judging from the stream of passersby pressing their noses against the glass, people are pretty excited about the relaunch of Kossar’s Bagels & Bialys. …

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Historic Forsyth Street Church on the Market as Development Site

Curbed is reporting today that a 126-year-old church building on the Lower East Side is being primed for redevelopment. The Spanish Delancey Seventh Day …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here are some of the highlighted events coming up in February that we are looking forward to: …

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Chinatown Preps For Lunar New Year Celebration (and School Holiday) Feb. 8

Are you ready for the Year of the Monkey? In Chinatown, excitement is building for Lunar New Year celebrations, which kick off Feb. 8. …

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CenterLight Health Pays $47 Million to Settle Medicaid Fraud Case

The state attorney general’s office last week announced a $47 million settlement with CenterLight Healthcare in a Medicaid fraud case. The organization operates a health care facility and diagnostic treatment center at 375 Grand St. …

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LES History Month 2016 Announced; Open Call to Participate

Our friends at Fourth Arts Block (FAB) sent along their announcement for the third annual Lower East Side History Month. The month-long series of local events will take place in May 2016, kicking off with the popular #LESStories, an interactive chalking project, on Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd. …

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Fontana’s Bar is Closing After 12 Years on Eldridge Street

After more than a decade in business on the Lower East Side, the owners of Fontana’s, the Eldridge Street bar and performance venue, have decided to call it quits. Here’s what they told us: …

49 Monroe St., the site of a new restaurant from the Forgtmenot team.

New Restaurants From Forgtmenot, Dudley’s Teams Get Green Light From CB3 Panel

49 Monroe St., the site of a new restaurant from the Forgtmenot team.

In the past year or two, the Lower East Side’s robust …

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JR Helps International Center of Photography Create Buzz For Summer Opening

The International Center of Photography (ICP) has launched a campaign to build excitement for its new gallery space at 250 Bowery. The Lower East …

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Followup: Tenants Want Safety Assurances After Fatal Elevator Accident

We have a followup today on the tragedy that occurred on New Year’s Eve, when a 25-year-old man was crushed by an elevator at …

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Small Business Spotlight: Mendel Goldberg Fabrics

Alice Goldberg Wildes is a cyclone of energy. The great-granddaughter of Mendel Goldberg, founder of Mendel Goldberg Fabrics, is doing what she does best—providing highly personal service and applying her discerning, curator’s eye to clients. …

The former Winnie's space at 104 Bayard St.

A New Team Eyes Chinatown Restaurant and Bar in Old Winnie’s Space

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Earlier this year, Winnie’s, the popular neighborhood dive at 104 Bayard St., closed its doors after almost 30 years in business. …

Improve Everywhere's "International No Pants Subway Ride" takes place on January 10th this year.

Arts Watch: What To Do in January (and the End of December)

Here are the highlighted events happening in January (and the end of December) from our current print magazine issue. …

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Local Resident and Puppy Attacked by Pit Bull on Clinton Street (Updated)

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A Lower East Side couple has gone public with news of a pit bull attack on Clinton Street Tuesday night. Christine Mancuso …