7th Precinct Community Council meeting. Nov. 6, 2017.

Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock: Here’s What DOT’s Borough Commissioner Said Last Week

7th Precinct Community Council meeting. Nov. 6, 2017.

A standing room only crowd turned out at the 7th Precinct last Wednesday evening to ask …

Basketball City/Pier 36, Dec. 21.  A gathering of the Satmar Hasidic organization  caused major parking and traffic problems.

Satmar Dinner Returns to Pier 36; Local Residents Protest Street Closure Permit

During the past couple of days, we have heard from local residents who are outraged about a huge event returning to Pier 36/Basketball City this coming weekend. …

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(Photos) Demolition at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

As we first reported on Tuesday, crews have begun a partial demolition of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the historic Lower East Synagogue destroyed by fire earlier this year. …

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Lower East Side Credit Union Files Lawsuit Against Trump

The Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union is suing President Donald Trump for his handling of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). …

Brewer and Chin staged a rally in the Two Bridges neighborhood in July.

Legislation Aimed at Fast Tracking Zoning Changes in Two Bridges Area Becomes Law

A bill approved by the City Council in October aimed at fast tracking certain land use applications became law this past Friday. …

Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue, 60 Norfolk St. December 2017.

Partial Demolition of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue is Beginning

In the days ahead you’re likely to see increased activity around Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the fire ravaged synagogue at 60 Norfolk St. …

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No Relief in Sight For Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock Months After Traffic Study Was Ordered

DOT’s Manhattan borough commissioner will answer questions from residents at the 7th Precinct Wednesday evening. …

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Local Activists, Council Member Chin Vow to Keep Fighting For Rivington House

On Friday, World AIDS Day, local activists held an early evening vigil at Rivington House to recall the loss of the former nursing home for AIDS patients. …

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Police Look For Man Who Disappeared From Pitt Street Home

Police are looking for this man, 43-year-old Quanwei Li, who disappeared from his home at 90 Pitt St. a couple of weeks ago. …

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Asbestos Decontamination Tents Set Up in NYCHA Playground

Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, local community activist Dashia Imperiale started asking questions about several tents that had been set up in the playground of NYCHA’s Seward Park Extension at 154 Broome St. …

Essex Crossing Site 5; a space has been reserved along Suffolk Street for a public school.

Assembly Member Niou, Colleagues Renew Push For School at Essex Crossing

Local elected officials have issued another plea to the city’s Department of Education (DOE) to provide funding for a public school as part of the Essex Crossing project. …

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Street Co-Naming on Saturday For Lower East Side Community Hero Mary Spink

Coming up on Saturday, City Council member Rosie Mendez is co-hosting a street co-naming ceremony for “Mary Spink Way.” …

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Developers Launch Campaign to Push Through Seward Park Air Rights Sale

Tonight the developers of the former Bialystoker nursing home site kick off a high stakes campaign to persuade the Seward Park Cooperative to sell some of its air rights for $48.6 million. …

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Vigil at Rivington House on Friday Marks Two Years Since Nursing Home Closed

Coming up on Friday, Dec. 1, local activists will mark World AIDS Day and the two year anniversary of the closing of Rivington House.



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We Tried Out the Essex Street Market’s New Online Delivery Service

Our first attempt at using the Essex Street Market’s new delivery service turned out well. …