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(Opinion) Union Square Tech Hub Must Serve Community Interests

The following opinion piece was written by Enrique Cruz. …

Part of a flyer prepared by GVSHP.

(Opinion) Mayor’s Union Square Tech Center Fails to Protect Community, Provide Real Local Benefits

The following opinion piece was written by Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

(Opinion) Union Square Tech Training Center Would Give Our Kids a Chance at Jobs of the Future

The following opinion piece was written by Alan van Capelle, president & CEO of the Educational Alliance. …

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(Opinion) Let’s Call Samuel Dickstein Plaza Pitt Street!

Earlier this month, the New York Times revisited efforts to rename Samuel Dickstein Plaza, a small stretch below Grand Street, for Henry Street Settlement …

Image from Christopher Marte's Instagram feed.

(Opinion) City Council District 1 Needs Participatory Budgeting

An op/ed from City Council candidate Christopher Marte. …

Renderings: New East River waterfront with proposed towers.

(Opinion) Parking on the Lower East Side is Bad and It’s About to Get a Lot Worse

An editorial by local resident Sam Moskowitz. …

Photo by Dalton Helms.

(Opinion) The Mayor Must Prevent Rivington House 2.0 at the Former P.S. 64

The following op/ed was written by Harry Bubbins, East Village & Special projects Director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. …

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Opinion: A Lower East Side Perspective on Resisting the Trump Agenda

This opinion piece was submitted by Christopher Marte, a Democratic candidate for City Council in District 1. …

East River Waterfront. File photo.

(Opinion) East River Waterfront North & South: One Community, One Stewardship Entity, One Unified Plan

This article was submitted by Victor Papa, president of the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council; Aixa Torres, president of the Alfred E. Smith Houses Resident Association; and Nancy Ortiz, president of the Vladeck Houses Resident Association. …

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(Opinion) Dear Mayor: Find A Way to Make Things Right at Rivington House

This opinion piece was written by K Webster, a member of Community Board 3 and a leader of the Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition. …

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Opinion: Allen Street Does Not Need a New Food Vendor

This letter to the editor was submitted by S. Saks. It’s a response to our recent coverage of a new push to bring a …

Elizabeth Street Garden site.

Opinion: Elizabeth Street Garden Should Be Used For Affordable Housing



File photo: East River Ferry.

Opinion | Don’t Listen to Grand Street Ferry Naysayers



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Opinion | Harassment of Lower East Side Tenants Illustrates Desperate Need For Buildings Dept. Reforms



Lowline rendering by James Ramsey.

Op/Ed: Is the Lowline a “Community-Driven Park” or a Trojan Horse?