Lower East Side Links

–On the Times’ editorial page, Lawrence Downes observes the “Winds of Change on the Lower East Side.” Yes, the citywide news media are still taking …

Lower East Side Links

–A TV reporter takes a ride to the top of Essex Crossing site 6. [NY1]

–One local resident has mapped the vacant storefronts of Manhattan. …

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–A local resident known as the “box man” was found dead in an apartment on 1st Avenue and 2nd Street. Customers at a restaurant on …

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–Documents in the Rivington House investigation underscore the influence of the health care workers’ union, 1199, over the de Blasio administration. [Wall Street Journal]

–The …

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–The Post resumes its crusade in Tompkins Square Park. Cops step up their enforcement in response to complaints about “junkies openly shooting up heroin.” [New …

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–Gunrunners are sentenced in Brooklyn in a scheme that used Chinatown buses to flood New York with illegal weapons. [Daily News]

–World Journal looks at …

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–An in-depth look at the Tenement Museum’s expansion at 103 Orchard St., where it will debut an exhibition focused on the decades after World War …

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–The mayor says he might rethink a contract awarded to Slate Property Group in Brooklyn. Slate is one of the firms that acquired Rivington House. …

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–The city is thinking about an expansion of the severely overcrowded pedestrian/bike path on the Brooklyn Bridge. [New York Times]

–A developer plans to demolish …

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–JDS Development Group faces a lawsuit from Little Cherry, another real estate firm, after it announces plan for a one-thousand foot tower in the Two …

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–Documents show that the healthcare workers’ union, 1199SEIU, played a major role in the sale of Rivington House to the Allure Group. Officials with the …

Lower East Side Links: Rivington House Edition

–“Memos went unread. The mayor said he was in the dark. But one person understood how New York’s bureaucracy could allow for a Manhattan nursing …

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–“Mayor de Blasio lies again about info kept from investigators in Rivington House probe,” reads the Friday headline in the Daily News. After the mayor …

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–The city’s Law Department and Department of Investigation are now at war over Rivington House. “(On) Wednesday, the two agencies exchanged bitterly worded statements and …

Lower East Side Links

–The MTA is announcing today that it will completely shut the L Train tunnel for a year-and-a-half beginning in January 2019. [New York Times]

–Opinion: …