Lower East Side Links

–Citing “low wages, scarce benefits, and unstable working conditions,” workers at the Tenement Museum vote to unionize. [Hyperallergic]

–A proposal to add a nickel surcharge …

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–The New Museum files plans for a 7-story expansion. [The Real Deal]

–It appears that two East Broadway synagogue buildings, Sharis Adath Israel and the …

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–More than 20 former SPURA tenants have moved into buildings at Essex Crossing, but they have had to fight for their “right of return” every …

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–The most depressing real estate project on the Lower East Side, the redevelopment of the old Sunshine Cinema, is moving forward. East End Capital and …

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–Police make an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a resident at an East 9th Street shelter. [Patch]

–Local activists push back against the mayor’s …

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–A bus driver was arrested after a fatal bus crash in Virginia that left two people dead. The bus was operated by Tao Travel under …

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–A federal appeals court appeared sympathetic to Sheldon Silver’s latest bid to throw out his conviction on public corruption charges. He remains free on bail …

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–Around 500 apartments have now been completed in the big Essex Crossing project. The 14-screen Regal movie theater is scheduled to open by the end …

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–“The plans (to build low-income housing for seniors) have spurred a clash in the neighborhood, turning the (Elizabeth Street) garden in Little Italy into a …

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–Local residents are outraged about the city’s revised East River flood protection plan, [Patch]

–There are reports that Moishe’s Bake Shop on 2nd Avenue has …

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–Local City Council member Carlina Rivera has introduced a package of bills, one of which would limit apartment brokerage fees to the equivalent of one …

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–Another look at the controversy surrounding the city’s new plan for an East River flood barrier. [City Limits]

–Opinion, the city’s war on delivery cyclists: …

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–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]