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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). …

Followup: Sheldon Silver’s Second Conviction on Corruption Charges

On Friday afternoon, a Manhattan jury found Sheldon Silver guilty of federal corruption charges. …

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DOT Planners Commit to Presenting Grand/Clinton Street Traffic Proposal in June

Members of the local community have become increasingly frustrated in recent months as plans from the city to address worsening traffic congestion at Grand and Clinton streets have failed to materialize. …

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Seward Park Co-op Votes June 12 on $52.7 Million Offer For Air Rights

There’s finally a referendum date at the Seward Park Cooperative for the potential sale of air rights to a team developing the former Bialystoker Nursing Home site on East Broadway. …

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Two More Town Halls Announced to Discuss L Train Shutdown

The city’s Department of Transportation and the MTA today announced another round of town hall meetings to discuss the shutdown of the L Train. …

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“Waterfront Issues” on the Agenda For Community Board 3 in May

Here’s a look at what’s coming up in May at Community Board 3. …

Members of the Kofinas and Hatzis families, April 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of Kehila Kedosha Janina.

Holocaust Survivor, Courageous Family Who Saved Him Reunited at LES Synagogue

Earlier this month, there was a heartfelt reunion at Kehila Kedosha Janina, the Greek Jewish synagogue, between a Holocaust survivor and members of the Christian family who helped save his life. …

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Una Pizza Napoletana Could be Open in a Few Days

One of the most hotly anticipated new restaurants of the year is apparently about ready for its big reveal. …

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DOT Isn’t Ready to Talk About Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock

In a recent letter to the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT), local elected officials praised the city’s commitment to “present finding of an ongoing study” of Lower East Side traffic gridlock at a May community board meeting. …

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See the Biggest Sidewalk Shed Culprits on the Lower East Side

The Department of Buildings yesterday debuted a new interactive map showing New York City’s 270 miles of sidewalk sheds in real time. …

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In Eliza Bent’s “Aloha, Aloha,” Exploring Cultural Appropriation with Verve

Writer and performer Eliza Bent’s latest play, “Aloha, Aloha or When I Was Queen,” premiered this past weekend at Abrons Arts Center. …

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Retail Slump: Measuring the Impact of Mega-Projects Like Essex Crossing

In the Post on Sunday, there was a piece from Steve Cuozzo that carried the headline, “The world’s hottest shopping city is becoming a ghost town.” …

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Community Board 3 Protests M22 Bus Service Cuts

Community Board 3 and local elected officials are protesting the MTA’s decision to cut weekend service on the M22 bus. …