Dias y Flores Community Garden, East Village, NY 2014 by George Hirose.

Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens Happens This Weekend

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) hosts their 5th Annual Harvest Arts Festival this weekend in almost 50 community gardens on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016. …

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(Sponsored) Watch the First Presidential Debate at Donnybrook

The crew at Donnybrook (35 Clinton St.) is hosting a “Let the Games Begin” debate watching party on Monday, Sept. 26. Grab your friends …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

(Exclusive) Here’s Your First Look at the Lowline Underground Park Proposal

We are publishing the full application submitted to the Economic Development Corp. earlier this year. …

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Followup: Proposed Delancey Street Bike Lane + Bike Parking Facility

Cyclists were overjoyed to learn yesterday about the city’s plan to create a protected bike lane on Delancey Street. The news was first reported …

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Yuh-Line Niou Wins Democratic Primary in 65th Assembly District

Yuh-Line Niou came out victorious tonight in the battle for Sheldon Silver’s former Assembly seat. In the Democratic Primary, she beat out five other …

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(Video) Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns Sept. 25

Lower East Side Pickle Day is coming back to Orchard Street Sept. 25. Just yesterday, the organizers at the LES Partnership put out a …

Street artist L'Amour Supreme at Katz's Deli. Photo via the LES Partnership's Instagram.

Art Walk Celebrates Completion of 100 Gates Program

During the past couple of years, we’ve been following the 100 Gates Program, which set out to beautify the drop-down gates of storefronts throughout the Lower East Side. …

Al Orensanz. Photo from the archives of the Angel Orensanz Foundation.

Memorial For Al Orensanz to Be Held Sept. 21

Coming up later this month, members of the Lower East Side community will gather to remember Al Orensanz, the longtime director of the Angel Orensanz Center. …

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ODD. New York Announces Departure From 164 Ludlow St.

ODD. New York, the cutting edge boutique at 164 Ludlow St., is going to be leaving the Lower East Side after almost five years. …

2013 Rendering shows the Market Line on Sites 2, 3 and 4 of Essex Crossing.

Essex Crossing Developers Reach Out to Chinatown Businesses

As the Essex Crossing project begins to take shape on the former Seward Park urban renewal site, the developers are stepping up their small business recruitment efforts. …

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Former Rivington House Resident Tells His Story

News reporters across the city have spent the past several months digging into the details of the Rivington House scandal. But one angle that’s been missing in all of the coverage is the human perspective on the closure of the Lower East Side nursing home. …

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Silver Will Stay Out of Prison Until Appeal is Heard (Updated)

Sheldon Silver will remain a free man for at least a few more weeks. He was supposed to start serving a 12-year prison sentence at the end of this month after being convicted on federal corruption charges. …

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Streetwear Pioneer, Reed Space, is Closing Orchard Street Store in September

The pioneering streetwear/lifestyle brand, Reed Space, is leaving Orchard Street after 15 years. …

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Followup: JDS Development’s Tower in Two Bridges Area is No Longer “On Hold”

Earlier this week we reported that there was confusion in the Two Bridges neighborhood over the fate of a development site at 247 Cherry St. Today there’s more clarity about the situation. …

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(Audio) 65th Assembly District Candidate Forum

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On Sept. 13, Democrats competing to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany will participate in a primary election. Five …