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Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Neighborhood happenings March 22-29. …

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Lower East Side Voices: A Small Business Owner Staying Positive, Working Hard

You may have noticed a little restaurant, Factory Tamal, that opened on Essex Street not long ago. It’s run by Fernando Lopez, a Mexican immigrant who has worked his way up through New York City’s restaurant industry. …

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LES’s 100 Gates Program Expands to Harlem and Staten Island

A public art initiative born on the Lower East Side is expanding to two more New York City neighborhoods. …

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Second Suspect Arrested in Orchard Street Beatdown

Police have now arrested a second suspect in the brutal beating of a Lower East Side resident on Orchard Street one week ago. …

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At Rivington House Forum, Personal Stories and Pledges to Keep Up Pressure on the Mayor

If you ask the mayor, there’s little or no hope of returning Rivington House to the Lower East Side community. …

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Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here are some recommended events in the neighborhood March 14-21. …

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Sheldon Silver’s Appeal Will Be Heard on Thursday

It’s a big week for former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, who’s appealing his conviction on federal corruption charges. …

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Forgtmenot Team Opens Monroe, a Lush Mediterranean Restaurant in Two Bridges Area

This green oasis is the latest project from the team behind Forgtmenot and Kiki’s, the popular local spots on Division Street. …

Photo by Pat Arnow.

13 Women Arrested in Columbus Circle Protest Taken to 7th Precinct

Thirteen women arrested during protests at Columbus Circle yesterday were brought to the 7th Precinct on Pitt Street for processing. …

"The Terrifying" is comign to Abrons Arts Center.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here’s what happening March 7-14 in the neighborhood. …

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Parks Department Details Plans For Seward Park, Tompkins Fence Controversy Resurfaces

A $6.4 million improvement project in Seward Park will create an inviting plaza in front of the public library, open up and expand the garden on the south side of the park and make entrances and fencing less foreboding. …

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Seward Park Liquors Battles to Remain in Grand Street Storefront

The owner of Seward Park Liquors has gone public with his battle to remain in a storefront at 393 Grand St. …

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Tenants Relocated After City Declares Apartments at 159 Stanton St. Unsafe (Updated)

The Department of Buildings issued a partial “vacate order” today for 159 Stanton St., a building owned by notorious landlord Steve Croman. …

Turning Page opens at Dixon Place.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here’s what’s happening in the neighborhood Feb. 22-28. …

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“Fort Pitt” Rescue Dog, Ashley, Becomes an Instagram Star

Photo of Ashley from her Instagram feed.

A firehouse on the Lower East Side has made a media star. Today in the New York …