Lower East Side Links

–“How a garden for the poor became a playground for the rich.” The residents of a Section 8 building on Stanton Street try to adjust …

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–Local residents are gearing up to protest the proposed Two Bridges mega-towers at a meeting of the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. [NY1]

–Here’s more …

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–Deep in this article you’ll find a bit of interesting news revealed at CB3’s transportation committee meeting: “Sean Quinn, the DOT’s senior director of bicycle …

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–While the Small Business Jobs Survival Act will finally get a City Council hearing this month, some activists are convinced City Council members will not …

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–An appeals court ruling means Sheldon Silver will likely stay out of jail until next year. A decision on his appeal will probably not come …

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–After working with the community for four years to design an East River flood barrier, the city suddenly shifts gears and overhauls the long-delayed East …

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–Henry Street Settlement is moving its workforce center to Essex Crossing. [Crain’s]

–Another look at the pre-fab CitizenM Hotel, opening on the Bowery. [Architects Newspaper]



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–Ben Shaoul converts a former nursing home on Avenue B into condos, and then unloads it for $85 million. [The Real Deal]

–At 100 Norfolk, …

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–Sheldon Silver loses a new bid to stay out of prison. He’s been ordered to surrender to federal authorities Oct. 5 to begin serving a …

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–The city is looking at rezoning Soho and Noho. [Crain’s]

–The CitizenM Hotel opens on the Bowery today. [Hospitalitynet]

–The opening of Marshalls next to …

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–Marx Realty picks up 135 Bowery and 161 Bowery for $48.5 million. [Globe St.]

–“The Rollins” at Essex Crossing is reportedly fully leased, and “people …

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–The great choreographer, Paul Taylor, has died at the age of 88. During the past few years, Taylor lived on the Lower East Side, and …

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–The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved plans for a condo building on the site of the 2nd Avenue gas explosion. [Curbed]

–Reminder: There’s a vigil …

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–A new city jail could rise 40 stories above 80 Centre St., where the marriage bureau is located. [Daily News]

–There’s a public hearing tonight …

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–Target did its best to antagonize the East Village, but at least some shoppers say they’ll shop the new 14th Street store anyway. [Racked]

–The …