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Lower East Side Voices: Peasant Stock Prepares For New Era at Essex Street Market

In the next few weeks, the Essex Street Market will be moving from its historic home at 120 Essex St. to a gleaming new …

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Community Board 3 in April: Chinatown Jail, Coastal Resiliency, Liquor Licenses Galore

Here’s a look at what’s coming up at Community Board 3 this month: –The contentious issue of a gigantic new jail in Chinatown will come before the land use committee Tuesday, April 16. …

Photo courtesy of City Council member Margaret Chin.

Groundbreaking Held For Reconstruction of Luther Gulick Park

Have you ever walked past an eyesore in your neighborhood and thought, “I should do something about that?” Well, this is exactly what happened to fourth generation Lower East Sider Dave Bolotsky …

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

MTA Schedules “Open House” on Controversial M14 Changes

Proposed changes to the M14 A and D bus routes will be discussed at an upcoming public event; New York City Transit will be holding an “open house” Tuesday, April 2 at the 7th Precinct, 19 Pitt St. from 6-8 p.m. …

Chaulking on the Lower East Side, 2012.

Today is the 108th Commemoration of the Triangle Fire

Today is the 108th commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. A ceremony will take place at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

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Impressive Views and Pierogi Lure Tenants to Essex Crossing’s Flagship Building

One of the best places to see the current state of Essex Crossing is from high above the Lower East Side. This view, from …

The scene along the East River Esplanade during Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Virginia Jones.

Mayor to Unveil $10 Billion Lower Manhattan Flood Protection Plan

The scene along the East River Esplanade during Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Virginia Jones.

The mayor this morning is announcing his revamped plan to …

The former Rivington House nursing home.

Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 This Month

The former Rivington House nursing home.

The future of East River Park, more bar battles, Mount Sinai’s plans for Rivington House — just a …

Lower East Side Links

–A police officer suffered minor injuries after being struck by a car on East 15th Street last night. The car was later found abandoned on …

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Seward Park Co-op Switches to “City Parking” After Icon Walks Away

The board of directors at the Seward Park Cooperative voted last night to award a 10-year lease for its parking garage to “City Parking.” …

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Man Stabbed in East Broadway Subway Station

There was a stabbing in the East Broadway subway station last night.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. According to reports, two men were arguing …

Lower East Side Links

–Another look at the controversy surrounding the city’s new plan for an East River flood barrier. [City Limits]

–Opinion, the city’s war on delivery cyclists: …

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New “Essex Market” Signage Goes Up in Advance of Springtime Move

Observant TLD reader Alan LeNoble was on the scene yesterday as signage was going up on the southeast corner of Essex and Delancey streets …

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Subway Stairwell on Essex Street to Close For Three Months

Beginning next week, you won’t be able to use the stairs leading to and from the subway station on the southeast side of Delancey …

Canarsie Tunnel. MTA Photo.

MTA Releases a Few More Details About L Train Repair Plan

The MTA is dribbling out more details about the impact on commuters of the looming Canarsie Tunnel repair project. While the governor canceled the full L Train shutdown, there will still be significant service disruptions when work begins this spring. …