East River Esplanade; rendering from 2013.

East River Esplanade Plan Shrinks, as City Agency Refuses to Move Water Main

The refusal by a city agency to pay to move a water main along South Street is jeopardizing part of the East River Esplanade Project. …

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MTA Repairs Mean No Late Night F Train Service This Week

The MTA’s “Fastrack” repairs will interrupt service on the F train this week during the late night hours. …

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Delancey Street Mural, “Riders Galore,” Unveiled; Celebration on Saturday

There’s something new on the Delancey Street pedestrian plaza.

Throughout the day yesterday, artists were installing a new mural named, “Riders Galore.” The project …

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Comprehensive Kids School Closes Its Delancey Street Location (Updated)

You may have noticed the huge commercial leasing sign stretching across 130 Delancey St. Part of this building was formerly home to Comprehensive Kids …

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Hit-and-Run Driver Could Serve Less Than Two Years For Killing Bowery Pedestrian

Robert Perry.

Two years ago, Robert Perry was struck and killed by a driver racing past the Bowery Mission at speeds in excess of …

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Broome Street Ceremony Marks Designation of “Hy Genee Way”

A big crowd turned out yesterday on Broome Street to celebrate the city’s designation of “Hy Genee Way.” The block between Allen Street and …

Bialystoker Synagogue, this morning.

Lower East Side Community Leader David Weinberger Died This Week

Family and friends gathered at the Bialystoker Synagogue this morning to remember David Weinberger, a well-known member of Grand Street’s Jewish community. …

Renderings by Perkins Eastman.

(Renderings) Beth Israel’s New 14th Street Building

We’re getting our first look today at the new Beth Israel Hospital. …

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Grand Street Guild Residents Have Gone Without Cooking Gas For 39 Days

Lucy Lopez has not been able to cook in her apartment for 39 days. Like the other residents of 200 apartments at 131 Broome …

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Zarin Fabrics Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Jill, Bobby and David Zarin look on as a proclamation is read from the borough president’s office last night.

It was a scene at …

Community activists rallied outside City Hall before last week's oversight hearing. Photo: Jews For Racial & Economic Justice Twitter feed.

Local Activists Speak Out After City Council’s Rivington House Hearing

Community activists rallied outside City Hall before last week’s oversight hearing. Photo: Jews For Racial & Economic Justice Twitter feed.

The dust has more …


Putin Banner Briefly Hung From Manhattan Bridge Today

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“Beyond Martial Arts” Supporters Protest Eviction

Students, parents and owners of a karate school, Beyond Martial Arts, gathered on Columbia Street yesterday afternoon to protest the organization’s eviction from a …

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Squadron Wants Public Process For Future Nursing Home Closures

State Sen. Daniel Squadron is proposing legislation to create a “community process” for future nursing home closures. …

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City Plans Senior Housing at 30 Pike St. to Make Up For Rivington House Loss

A public oversight hearing is still going on at City Hall regarding the Rivington House fiasco. During his testimony this morning, First Deputy Mayor …