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–Select Bus Service began on 14th Street today, but without a car-restricted busway after a judge put that part of the plan on hold. [Channel …

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–The New Museum has revealed renderings of its 60,000 expansion on the Bowery. [New York Times]

–Meanwhile the New Museum’s union staged a rally outside …

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–Community Board 3 tonight votes on the land use application for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. It’s likely to be a contentious meeting. You …

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–At a public hearing, Lower East Side residents call for more community input into the East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan. [Villager]

–At least some small …

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–After decades in Puerto Rico, Ruth Santiago moved back to the Lower East Side, renting a below-market rate apartment in the Essex Crossing project. [New …

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–A report from the Cooper Square Committee shows that the 2008 rezoning of the East Village/Lower East Side created only 55% of the below-market-rate apartments …

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–The city is raising prices at municipal parking garages. In the Essex Street parking facility, monthly rates are going up from $300 to $500. [Channel …

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–Community Board 1 voted last night to oppose the mayor’s current plan to build an enormous new jail on White Street in Chinatown. [Patch]

–The …

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–As the city continues to plan for the closure of East River Park for up to five years, bureaucrats are floating plans to upgrade a …

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–The Allure Group has until 2022 to comply with an agreement struck with the state attorney general to open a health care facility on the …

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–The International Center of Photography has closed on its $29 million new headquarters at Essex Crossing. In a related move, the Essex Crossing developers have …

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–Supporters and opponents of a senior housing project on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden squared off at the City Council. [Patch]

–Tenants and …

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–The battle for affordable housing on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden heads for the City Council today. [Curbed]

–Lower East Side seniors rally …

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–The dreaded L Train slowdown is upon us. [AM New York]

–Previously the de Blasio administration sought proposals for a 50/50 affordable/market rate rental tower …

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–The grand opening party at the new Essex Street Market will be held May 18. Meanwhile, your last day to visit the vendors in the …