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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. …

Photo by Joel Raskin.

Target Says It’s Sorry If Some People Were Offended By CBGB Replica

Target was obviously hoping the whole neighborhood would be talking about its new outpost on East 14th Street. …

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Woman Dies After Being Struck By Car on Madison Street

Police say a woman who was struck by a car on Madison Street earlier this month has died of her injuries. …

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The Summer of James and Karla: “Storefront” Show Opens Tonight in LES Gallery

It’s been a big summer for the local photographers James and Karla Murray. …

Rendering shows Two Bridges waterfront with several proposed large-scale buildings. Credit: SHoP Architects.

Developers, Locals Face Off at CB3 Tonight Over Two Bridges Mega-Towers

The battle for Two Bridges returns to Community Board 3 tonight. …

Sheldon Silver in happier times - at Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

Sheldon Silver Pleads For Mercy Ahead of Sentencing in Public Corruption Case

In advance of his sentencing this coming Friday, July 27, Sheldon Silver is pleading with Federal Judge Valerie Caproni to consider alternatives to a lengthy prison sentence. …

Rendering shows new bridge over Delancey Street to East River Park.

Groups Studying How to Care For Huge New East River Park

Sometime in the fall, community meetings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project are expected to resume. …

Photos by Emil Cohen/New York City Council.

Swimming Lesson: How to Fight Summertime Summonses

City Council member Carlina Rivera and New York Chief Administrative Law Judge Fidel F. Del Valle spent some time at the swimming pool yesterday. …

The Market Line. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

Several Market Line Vendors Pitch Plans For Liquor Sales Tonight

At tonight’s meeting of Community Board 3’s State Liquor Authority Committee, we should find out some new details about the Market Line, a centerpiece of the big Essex Crossing project. …

Fireworks over the Hudson River, 2011 by Jill Fehrenbacher http://inhabitat.com/nyc/

This Year’s Big July 4th Fireworks Show Will Once Again Be Staged From the East River

Will you be joining the masses in East River Park tomorrow night for Macy’s 42nd annual July 4th fireworks extravaganza? If so, here’s what you need to know. …