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The Fog Rolls In

Good morning! Jay Frank sent along this photo taken a week ago. Seemed appropriate as we await more rain today and over the weekend. …

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Essex Crossing Tower at 180 Broome St. Tops Off at 26 Stories

Another building at Essex Crossing has been “topped off.” Delancey Street Associates, the developers of the mega-project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area, announced yesterday …

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Lower East Side Voices: ‘Top Hops’ Takes Craft Beer Passion to New Essex Street Market

Today we wrap up our series on the Essex Street Market with a profile of Top Hops, the Lower East Side craft beer store …

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Lower East Side Voices: Mother-Son Team at Puebla Mexican Food Feel Right at Home in the Essex Street Market

The Essex Street Market has for many years been a refuge for startup businesses. As retail rents in stand-alone brick-and-mortar locations have become unaffordable, …

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Lower East Side Voices: Owner of “Dominican Cravings” Feels Mixed Emotions About Essex Street Market Move

Like many people on the Lower East Side, Emmanuel Diaz has mixed feelings about the the looming move of the Essex Street Market from …

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Lower East Side Voices: Essex Olive & Spice in the Essex Street Market

Big changes are, of course, coming very soon to the Essex Street Market. The vendors will be making the move from the market’s historic …

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Regal Opens New 14-Screen Multiplex at Essex Crossing

In case you missed the weekend social media buzz, the Lower East Side’s new 14-screen multiplex is now open for business.

The Regal Essex …

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Lower East Side Mobilizes Against M14 Bus Changes

No one was very impressed with the MTA’s “Open House” at the 7th Precinct the other night, in which planned changes in the M14a …

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Lower East Side Voices: A Taste of Japan in the Essex Street Market

Tucked in a corner of the Essex Street Market, you’ll find a little gem called Ni Japanese Delicacies. Fortunately it will live on in …

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Lower East Side Voices: An Immigrant Success Story at the Essex Street Market

Today we’re continuing our series in partnership with NY City News Service on changing times at the Essex Street Market. In the very near …

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Lower East Side Voices: Essex Street Market Changes Trigger Mixed Emotions

This week we’re partnering with NY City News Service for a video series on the historic Essex Street Market, just weeks before the vendors …

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Lower East Side Voices: Peasant Stock Prepares For New Era at Essex Street Market

In the next few weeks, the Essex Street Market will be moving from its historic home at 120 Essex St. to a gleaming new …

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Community Board 3 in April: Chinatown Jail, Coastal Resiliency, Liquor Licenses Galore

Here’s a look at what’s coming up at Community Board 3 this month: –The contentious issue of a gigantic new jail in Chinatown will come before the land use committee Tuesday, April 16. …

Photo courtesy of City Council member Margaret Chin.

Groundbreaking Held For Reconstruction of Luther Gulick Park

Have you ever walked past an eyesore in your neighborhood and thought, “I should do something about that?” Well, this is exactly what happened to fourth generation Lower East Sider Dave Bolotsky …

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MTA Schedules “Open House” on Controversial M14 Changes

Proposed changes to the M14 A and D bus routes will be discussed at an upcoming public event; New York City Transit will be holding an “open house” Tuesday, April 2 at the 7th Precinct, 19 Pitt St. from 6-8 p.m. …