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Lower East Side Target is Now Open at 145 Clinton St.

Starting this morning, the new Target store on the Lower East Side is open for business.

The 22.500 square foot ‘small format” outpost is …

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7-Eleven is Closing Store at 403 Grand St.

You may have noticed the “75% off” sale signs pasted all over the 7-Eleven store at 403 Grand St. There’s a reason for that, …

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Lower East Side Episode of Anthony Bourdain’s TV Program Premieres During October Film Fest

An episode of Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show, Parts Unknown, focused on the Lower East Side will premiere Oct. 24 at the Food Film Festival. …

Photos courtesy of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation. Installation images by Brian Buckley.

You Can Now Have a First Look at Resnick/Passlof Museum at 87 Eldridge Street

In the 1970s and 1980s, quite a few abandoned synagogues on the Lower East Side were taken over by artists, who repurposed the often crumbling buildings as quirky studio and living spaces. …

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Block Party Celebrates “Past, Present, Future” of SPURA

By the fall, the first phase of the Essex Crossing project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) will be mostly completed. …

Sheldon Silver in happier times - at Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

Sheldon Silver Pleads For Mercy Ahead of Sentencing in Public Corruption Case

In advance of his sentencing this coming Friday, July 27, Sheldon Silver is pleading with Federal Judge Valerie Caproni to consider alternatives to a lengthy prison sentence. …

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Children’s Magical Garden Wins a Court Battle Against Developers

Members of the Children’s Magical Garden are celebrating a victory in their long legal battle with the owner of an adjacent Norfolk Street parcel. …

The beloved Motor City Bar closed in 2013. Photo by H. Spencer Young.

Here Are the 14 Appointees of New York’s Nightlife Advisory Board

Mayor de Blasio and the City Council have just announced 14 appointees of New York’s new Nightlife Advisory Board. …

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“Round Robin” Mobile Studio Arrives in Seward Park

Beginning today, there’s a new community-focused art exhibition in Seward Park. Here’s the Facebook invite. …

Rendering shows Two Bridges waterfront with several proposed large-scale buildings. Credit: SHoP Architects.

As Locals Protest, Developers in Two Bridges Area Float $40 Million Subway Station Upgrade

As we first reported last week, local residents and elected officials will be gathering this morning to protest the city’s handling of the Two Bridges environmental review process. …

Photos by Will Engelmann.

Dewey Dufresne’s BYGGYZ is Closing, While Search For New Investors Continues

You unfortunately only have a few more days to sample Dewey Dufresne’s wonderfully creative sandwiches at BYGGYZ on Clinton Street. …

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Here’s How the City Plans to Handle Upcoming Essex Street Market Move

Last week we posted a report from the Essex Street Vendor Association that showed a surprising lack of knowledge about the looming move of the market to an expanded facility on the south side of Delancey Street. …

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Coming Soon: NYU Langone Medical Center at Essex Crossing

If you have walked by the intersection of Delancey and Clinton streets in the past few days, you probably noticed signage for NYU Langone’s new medical facility at Essex Crossing. It’s not accepting patients just yet, but you can expect a partial opening in the next few weeks. …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Revs Up for 8th Annual Indie Film Fete

The Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off another round of fabulous screenings and fun festivities on Thursday, June 7th. This year, the fest …

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“The Little One” is An Inventive Dessert Shop From Two Chinatown Locals

Now that summer is unofficially here, it’s about time you walked down East Broadway to check out The Little One, where some of the most interesting desserts on the Lower East Side are being prepared (and devoured). …