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One of Little Italy’s Oldest Restaurants, Angelo’s, Damaged in Fire

Two people suffered serious injuries Saturday in a fire that also damaged Angelo’s, one of Little Italy’s oldest restaurants. …

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Charter a Flight For Your Next Corporate Event in New York (Sponsored)

Attending a corporate event in New York? Avoid the cramped seats, long wait times, and limited luggage space of a commercial flight …

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Lower East Side Ferry Landing Now Under Construction

Have you noticed the big crane operating in the East River near Corlears Hook Park? It’s part of NYC Ferry’s summer 2018 expansion plan. …

Photo from Chinatown Ice Cream Factory's website.

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory Fights to Remain in Bayard Street Storefront

One of the neighborhood’s beloved longtime businesses is trying to keep from being evicted. According to the New York Post, the owners of Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory are tangling with their landlord over a water bill. …

L Train arrives at First Avenue Station. Photo by Joel Raskin, 2015.

Voice Your Concerns About the Dreaded L Train Shutdown Tuesday Evening

Concerned about the L Train shutdown coming in 2019? …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

Two CB3 Panels Endorse Tech Hub, Reject Conditional Zoning Provision

Two committees of Community Board 3 Wednesday night voted in favor of creating a Union Square Tech Training Center at 124 East 14th St. …

Feb. 2, 2018. Protest at the offices of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development on Gold Street.

85 Bowery Tenants Launch Hunger Strike; Niou and Kavanagh Urge Speedy Repairs

Some of the residents of 85 Bowery will be staging a hunger strike at the offices of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) in Lower Manhattan beginning at 11 a.m. today. …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

Union Square Tech Center Faces Key Vote Before CB3 Tonight

There’s a key vote tonight at Community Board 3 concerning the city’s proposed Union Square Tech Center. …

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Six Local Groups to Receive Rivington House Settlement Funds; CB3 Panel Has Concerns

The state attorney general has decided to award grants totaling $1.25 million to six Lower East Side non-profit organizations as part of a settlement with the Allure Group. …

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44 People, Including Rapper China Mac, Arrested During Video Shoot at Baruch Houses

Police arrested 44 people at the Baruch Houses Saturday during a video shoot organized by the rapper, China Mac. They had climbed up on the roof of a bathhouse at 95 Baruch Drive (near Houston Street). …

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Sheldon Silver Switches Lawyers; Retrial Set For April 16

The retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver is set for April 16. At a hearing yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Valerie Caproni declined to delay the start date, even though Silver is changing attorneys. …

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Owner of 85 Bowery is Now Paying For Some Residents to Stay in Chinatown Hotel

After two weeks in a Brooklyn hotel, at least some of the residents of 85 Bowery have been moved to the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Chinatown at their landlord’s expense. …

City Councilmember Margaret Chin held a press conference at City Hall to announce her legislation.

Councilmember Chin Resubmits Bill to Make Landlords Pay For Displacing Tenants

City Councilmember Margaret Chin is taking another run at legislation requiring building owners to pay relocation costs when tenants are displaced. …

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Changes In-the-Works For A Few Grand Street Businesses

Changes are ahead for several commercial spaces on Grand Street controlled by the Seward Park Cooperative. …

A grocery store would theoretically be located in Extell's "affordable" building at 229 Cherry St.

Extell’s Affordable Tower Set to Open in Two Bridges; Still No Word on New Grocery

Extell Development will not complete construction on One Manhattan Square, it’s 80-story tower in the Two Bridges neighborhood until 2019. …