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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. …

Richard Tam at the Allen St. location

10 Below Ice Cream Opens on Allen Street Tomorrow

Rolled ice cream is coming to the Lower East Side. Known for its Thai-inspired, hand rolled ice cream prepared on cold metal plates and mixed with a variety of different toppings, 10Below opens a new location tomorrow at 132 Allen St. …

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A Strong Debut For Seward Park Summer Movie Series

A big, diverse crowd turned out last night to watch The Wizard of Oz in Seward Park. The free event was hosted by the …

2014 rendering of "Little Cherry LLC's" Two Bridges project.

Dueling “Two Bridges” Plans, Dueling PR Offensives From Developers

Developer Roy Schoenberg is launching an all-out public relations campaign as his battle rages on for control of a Cherry Street building site. …

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Cops Open Murder Investigation Five Years After Lower East Side Fight

A Lower East Side woman could face murder charges five years after a fight sent her longtime friend into a coma. …

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City Will Invest $16 Million on Lower East Side After Rivington House Fiasco (Updated)

The mayor is announcing today that the city will invest $16 million on the Lower East Side in the aftermath of the Rivington House fiasco. …

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Lowline Launches Young Ambassadors Program, Community Engagement Committee

Photo courtesy of The Lowline.

It’s been a busy summer for the team behind the Lowline, the proposed park that would be created in …

Bowery near Rivington St. November 2014. Photo by a TLD reader.

Motorist Convicted in Fatal Hit-and-Run Near Bowery Mission

In November of 2014, a driver traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph struck and killed 57-year-old Robert Perry, a frequent resident of the Bowery Mission. …

Niki Russ Federman, Jeremiah Stone of Contra and Josh Russ Tupper demonstrate proper herring consumption technique.

Russ & Daughters Celebrates New Catch Holland Herring Season

Every year at about this time, Russ & Daughters celebrates New Catch Holland Herring season, a 4-5 week period in which the little delicacies reach their optimal state. …

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(Sponsored) It’s Summer Bike Riding Season at Frank’s Bike Shop

Frank’s Bike Shop is here to equip you for your summertime bike riding. Whether it’s a new bike, a used bike, repair or a …

(Left) Patti Smith, Bowery 1976 by Godlis and (Right) Godlis, Bowery 2016 by Melissa Guerrero

Capturing CBGB’s Glory Days With Photographer David Godlis

In 1976, a young photographer came upon a black haired woman outside a club on the Bowery. In mid-conversation, he stopped and asked for a photograph. …

The Osaka Grub crew - photo via Instagram.

Now Open: Osaka Grub in the Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. Osaka Grub, a fast food Japanese concept, has opened its first “brick and mortar” location in a stall on the north end of the market right next to Peasant Stock. …

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Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City’s oldest thoroughfare. …

International Center of Photography, 250 Bowery.

International Center of Photography Opens at 250 Bowery on Thursday

A venerable New York City cultural institution is just about ready to swing open the doors of its new home on the Lower East Side. …