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Community Meeting on Homeless Safe Haven at Blue Moon Hotel Rescheduled for Next Month

Last week we mentioned that Community Board 3’s health and human services committee was set to hear a proposal for a “safe haven” facility …

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Open Restaurants/Open Streets Town Hall January 12

Do you have questions or concerns about the city’s Open Restaurants/Open Streets program, or do you just want to have a better understanding of …

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January Meetings at Community Board 3

New year, a new slate of virtual meetings hosted by Community Board 3. Here are some January highlights:

–On Thursday, January 7, the human …

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Remembering Joan Micklin Silver, Director of “Hester Street” and “Crossing Delancey”

A trailblazer for women in Hollywood, director Joan Micklin Silver, died this past week at her home in New York City at the age …

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Chain Stores Take a Hit in NYC, Including on the Lower East Side

Each year we’re interested to read the Center for an Urban Future’s report, State of the Chains. Mostly, our readers are not fans of …

Photo via Sen. Chuck Schumer's Twitter feed.

Schumer Gets Behind Campaign to Save Arlene’s Grocery and Entertainment Venues Nationwide

CBS’s morning show on Saturday highlighted the plight of the country’s performance venues, who have been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. …

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Community Board 3’s December Virtual Meeting Lineup

Here’s a look at some of the topics Community Board 3 will be taking up in December:

–On Wednesday, Dec. 2 the economic development …

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NYC COVID Test Rates Stay Below 3%, While Lower East Side Infections Remain Low

New York City parents got a reprieve, at least for another day or two, after the mayor announced Saturday that the coronavirus 7-day positivity …

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–It was a fine solution during the fall, but as winter approaches, staff at the Earth School worry about keeping classroom windows open to provide …

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Huge Crowd Converges on Lower East Side to Remember Rabbi Dovid Feinstein

An enormous crowd gathered on the Lower East Side Sunday morning to mourn a major figure in the worldwide Jewish community, Rabbi Dovid Feinstein.



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Early Voting Begins; Long Lines on the Lower East Side

There are reports of long lines across New York City, the first day of early voting for the 2020 General Election. It’s definitely the …

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More Than a Decade in the Making: Refurbished Luther Gulick Park Now Open

We could all use some good news, right? Well, here’s some. This weekend saw the long awaited debut of the newly refurbished Luther Gulick …

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Fire Breaks out at 301-303 Grand St.; Fundraiser Supports Grand Tea and Imports

Just after midnight on Thursday, a big fire broke out at 301-303 Grand St., a 3 story building at Allen Street. …

Lower East Side Links

–City Council Member Carlina Rivera is calling for the extension of legislation protecting both residential and commercial tenants during the pandemic. [Daily News]

–There are …

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New Date: March For Our Schools & Our Lives Sept. 17

Here’s an event that was supposed to take place last week but was postponed due to the rain. Parents and students from District 1 …