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82-Year-Old Man Suffers Serious Burns in Fire at Baruch Senior Houses

An 82-year old man was badly burned in a fire at the Baruch senior apartments at 72 Columbia St. late last night. …

460 Grand St., Jan. 6, 2017.

One Year After Deadly Accident, Elevators Once Again Malfunction at Grand Street Complex

The residents of a Lower East Side housing complex plagued with serious maintenance problems are once again without elevator service. …

A rally was held outside Rivington House in April of 2016.

Here’s What Happened on the Lower East Side in 2016

Take a look at the big stories on The Lo-Down this year. …

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Here’s What Your Neighbors Checked Out at the Public Library This Year

Every year, the New York Public Library puts out a list of the books most frequently checked out citywide, as well as at its …

Basketball City/Pier 36, Dec. 21.

Gouverneur Gardens Co-op Takes Steps to “Reign in Outrageous Behavior” at Pier 36

We have more today about that huge event held by the Satmar Hasidic sect of Brooklyn at Pier 36/Basketball City Tuesday evening. …

Sen. Squadron attended a media event outside Rivington House earlier this year.

Squadron Calls on City, State to Sue Former Rivington House Owner

Sen. Squadron attended a media event outside Rivington House earlier this year.

We made mention this morning of a somewhat vague report in the …

South Street and Montgomery Street, Dec. 21.

Residents Lodge Parking, Traffic Complaints After Huge Event at Pier 36

It was a chaotic scene last night at Pier 36/Basketball City, where the Satmar Hasidic sect was hosting a huge dinner. There was gridlock …

Lower East Side Links

–Armed men burst into the apartment of a 67-year-old resident of the Lillian Wald Houses. [Daily News]

–A student was arrested for harassing a transgender …

The environmental review will cover an area between Rutgers Street and Clinton Street along the East Ricer. Google maps.

Two Bridges Environmental Review Meetings Coming Up; Separate Task Force Sessions Closed to Public

We have more today on the upcoming public meetings regarding three massive development projects along the East River. …

Community meeting at the Shuang Wen School Dec. 1, 2016.

Residents Speak Out Against New Towers at 260 South St.

Community meeting at the Shuang Wen School Dec. 1, 2016.

We broke the news last night that L+M Development Partners and the CIM Group …

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L+M and CIM Group Detail Massive Project in Two Bridges Area

L+M Development Partners and the CIM Group are unveiling plans tonight for a new project at 260 South St. that will add more than one-million square feet of residential and commercial space in the Two Bridges neighborhood. …

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The Scene Outside Rivington House: “We Shall Overcome”

Here was the scene in front of the former Rivington House nursing facility Sunday morning. In this photo from Jon W., you can tell …

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Next Public Meetings Coming Up For East Side Flood Protection

Another round of public meetings is coming up to gather feedback on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. That’s the multi-million dollar initiative to …

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(Video) 15 Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens at Tenement Museum

Every year, the Department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services holds a naturalization ceremony at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. This year’s ceremony …

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Lower East Side Activist Carmen Pabon Dies at the Age of 94

Carmen Pabon, a beloved Lower East Side community activist, has died at the age of 94. According to a news release from City Council member Rosie Mendez, Pabon passed away Saturday night surrounded by loved ones. …