Lower East Side Links

–The city plans to tear down the LaGuardia Bathhouse and replace it with a playing field. [Patch]

–The former Bowery Savings Bank, operated at the …

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–A new survey of NYPD crash data shows that the intersection of Rivington and Ludlow streets is the most dangerous single lane crossing in the …

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–The city announces the remaining vendors that will be part of the new Essex Street Market, now opening in April or May. [AM New York]



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–The Archdiocese of New York decides to close St. Brigid School. [EV Grieve]

–There’s a new map tracking residential evictions in the city. Neighborhoods in …

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–City Council member Carlina Rivera talks about opposition on the Lower East Side to the city’s new coastal resiliency plan. [WNYC]

–A deed restriction on …

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–The governor’s plan for L Train repairs might not lead to a full Canarsie Tunnel shutdown, but it won’t be painless. A draft MTA proposal …

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–A city official concedes “that the de Blasio administration should have done better outreach, but said neighbors would find lots to like in City Hall’s …

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–Police are looking for a suspect who slashed a man inside Remedy Diner on East Houston Street at around 4 a.m. this past Friday. [Daily …

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–New York City Transit chief Andy Byford dropped in on a Community Board 3 meeting this week, promising to fully vet the governor’s L Train …

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–In a look at what’s ahead for New York real estate in 2019, there’s speculation about the impact of the huge One Manhattan Square project …

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–A woman was killed on Leonard Street last night after being struck by an intercity bus. The bus had picked up passengers on Allen Street …

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–The city has agreed to hold off on final approval of the massive new towers in the Two Bridges area until a February hearing. The …

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–City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says of the city’s decision to approve three massive projects in the Two Bridges area, “We look forward to seeing …

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–A NYU professor and historian says it would be wrong for the New York Archdiocese to sell the former Church of the Nativity to a …

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–The city’s controversial plan to build a huge new jail at 80 Centre St. has been scrubbed, “mainly over difficulties relocating all the existing tenants …