Lower East Side Links

–The coronavirus effect: Even though rising numbers of New Yorkers are going hungry, the lines at the Bowery Mission were shorter than normal on Thanksgiving …

Lower East Side Links

–The Related Companies has made a deal worth more than $400 million to buy Lands End II, the large Section 8 buildings in the Two …

Lower East Side Links

–No surprises in New York’s down ballot races. Congresswomen Nydia Velazquez and Carolyn Maloney glided to victory. The same story for State Sen. Brian Kavanagh …

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–The city is planning protected bike lanes along Avenue C and East Houston Street to accommodate bicyclists who sooner or later will be diverted from …

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–The Strand, experiencing a catastrophic loss in business due to COVID-19, is asking for help. [Gothamist]

–Jing Fong, Chinatown’s largest restaurant, reopens for indoor dining. …

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–Tyrese Haspil pleads not guilty in the murder of his former boss, tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh. The grizzly crime happened in Saleh’s Lower East Side …

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–The mayor announces plans for a Soho rezoning, which he says will set the stage for more affordable housing and also make it easier for …

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–A lengthy battle over the subsidized art studios at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center takes a new twist. [Hyperallergic]

–Street vendors, aided by City …

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In October, CB3 Will Discuss NYC Ferry Service, Proposed Grand Street Towers

Here’s a look at some of the topics Community Board 3 will be digging into next month.

–On Thursday, Oct. 15, members of the …

Lower East Side Links

–A state judge blocks construction of a new jail in Chinatown, saying the city did not follow its own land use procedures. The city says …

Lower East Side Links

–Repairs on the Rutgers Tube mean service disruptions for the F train on nights and weekends. [Daily News]

–Parents are reeling after the mayor changes …

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–Restaurants on narrow Chinatown streets are finding it almost impossible to abide by NYC outdoor dining rules while continuing to stay in business. [The City]



Lower East Side Links

–A state judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. Phased construction is expected to begin in East River Park next …

Lower East Side Links

–As a Chinatown bakery owner pleads with Bill de Blasio for help, concrete steps to assist struggling local businesses, the mayor turns his back and …

Lower East Side Links

–The artist Shalom Neuman seems to have prevailed in his 8-year battle with infamous landlord Steven Croman. A state appeals court tossed out a lawsuit …