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Officials Investigate Fire, Vandalism at Seward Park

Police and fire investigators are looking into a series of unfortunate incidents in Seward Park during the past week. …

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Opening Doors on Grand Street

Good Morning! Those are some nice new doors at St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street.

Photo: NYC DOT.

Citi Bike Unveils First 200 Pedal-Assist Bikes to Help Commuters Deal With L Train Shutdown

Citi Bike yesterday rolled out the first batch of new pedal-assist electric bicycles meant to soften the blow of the looming L Train shutdown. …

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Lower East Side Target is Now Open at 145 Clinton St.

Starting this morning, the new Target store on the Lower East Side is open for business.

The 22.500 square foot ‘small format” outpost is …

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7-Eleven is Closing Store at 403 Grand St.

You may have noticed the “75% off” sale signs pasted all over the 7-Eleven store at 403 Grand St. There’s a reason for that, …

Photo: Manhattan Borough President's Twitter.

Delancey Street Will Become a Makeshift Bus Terminal During L Train Shutdown

Transit officials took local elected officials for a ride yesterday. In an effort to calm fears ahead of next April’s L Train shutdown, the MTA and the city’s Transportation Department (DOT) arranged the trip across the Williamsburg Bridge and along Delancey Street, up 1st Avenue and over to Union Square. …

Elected officials with residents and advocates in the Two Bridges neighborhood; June 2018.

City Begins Review of Brewer/Chin Proposal to Require ULURP in Two Bridges Area

Elected officials with residents and advocates in the Two Bridges neighborhood; June 2018.

Local elected officials this week filed an application for a zoning …

City Council member Carlina Rivera with Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Rivera Votes “Yes” on Tech Hub at Committee, Says Negotiations Are Continuing

The proposed Union Square Tech Training Center took a big step forward Thursday, as the City Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises gave its approval. …

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Historic Ideal Hosiery Building, 339 Grand St., Put Up For Sale

A 186-year-old Federal row house, 339 Grand St., just hit the market. The three-and-a-half story property, a city landmark, is the longtime home of Ideal Hosiery, which has been located on the southwest corner of Grand and Ludlow streets since about 1965. …

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Lower East Side Ferry Begins Service Aug. 29

The city announced today that the new Lower East Side ferry route will launch on Wednesday, Aug. 29. …

Developers of mega-projects in the Two Bridges neighborhood addressed locals July 23. That's Michael Stern, head of JDS, with the microphone.

Two Bridges Neighbors Tell Mega-Tower Developers: “You’re Offering Us Crumbs”

Developers of mega-projects in the Two Bridges neighborhood addressed locals July 23. That’s Michael Stern, head of JDS, with the microphone.

About a year-and-a-half …

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A Moxy Hotel is Coming to 151 Bowery

Another prime corner on the Bowery appears to be destined for redevelopment. …

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Rivington House Vigil Set For Aug. 8

The local organization, Neighbors to Save Rivington House, is planning a vigil — “Hands Around Our House” — for Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Developers are …

Rendering of New Trader Joe's at Essex Crossing.

Jobs at Trader Joe’s: Open Houses Coming Up in August

Coming up on Friday, Aug. 3, and then again on Aug. 9, the Lower East Side Employment Network is hosting open houses for jobs at Essex Crossing. …

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Someone Really Doesn’t Like This “Illegal Hotel” Mural on First Street

A mural in First Street Green Art Park taking aim at illegal hotel operators has been vandalized for a second time since local residents began creating it in early May. …