An Edict From “President Trump” on Orchard Street

Joshua Wind spotted this sign on Orchard Street yesterday. It reads, “Muslims must wear identity jackets at all times… Thank you for your cooperation.” …

Strong spring winds on Clinton Street brought down some branches. Photo by Kristen Bearse

Strong Winds on Clinton Street Bring Down Branches

Lo-Down reader Kristen Bearse got our attention yesterday when she tweeted “Strong winds on Clinton Street” and attached this instagram photo. Luckily, it doesn’t look like too much damage was done to the truck. …

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Spring Tree Decorations

Looks like the wind had its way with this tree. Theodore Pender sent along this photo was a comment attached: “Plastic bags should be …

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Hawk In The Hood!

A Lo-Down reader sent us this great shot of a recent hawk siting on Grand Street near the East River Co-ops. …

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A Frosty Morning in the Park

Here’s a shot from Greta Cohen, showing a light dusting in Corlears Hook Park. Spring officially arrived Sunday, along with a wet late March …

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Full Moon Over Manhattan

Did you catch last night’s beautiful full moon? Here’s the view from under the Williamsburg Bridge, courtesy Karina Cherfas.


Morning Snow Photos

The sun is poking through the clouds and there’s even some blue sky, so our morning snow storm was short-lived. Here are some photos …

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Here He Comes: Chinatown’s Giant Snowman (2016 Edition)

We’ve been waiting… and waiting… since the big storm. When would Chinatown’s Giant Snowman make his first 2016 showing at the corner of Essex …

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Even More Photos From the Snow Storm

A few more photos coming in from readers this afternoon, including this prisine shot in East River Park from Andrea DiFiore.

More contributions. Nancy …

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After Jonas: Photos From Our Readers

As the city digs out from the big storm this morning, here are some of the photos we’ve received from readers. The first two …

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Winter Storm Jonas: Photos From the Neighborhood

The first snow storm of the season is a doozy. Alan LeNoble sent us this shot from the Hester Street Fair grounds at Essex Street. Karlin Chan sent the photo below. Send us your Winter Storm Jonas photos at: or tag us on instagram #lodownny. …

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Photos: Hawk Spotted on East Broadway

Photos by Charles Hanson.

169 Bar owner Charles Hanson spotted a hawk hanging out outside his East Broadway watering hole. Thanks for the photos, …

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Good Morning!

Thursday, December 17, 2015 | Here’s #jdx‘s take on the East River from Brooklyn | Weather: Periods of rain today with a high of …

Photo courtesy of Alex Price.

Double Rainbow Over the Lower East Side

Photo courtesy of Alex Price.

Here are two views of the gorgeous double rainbow that appeared earlier this morning. Does that mean two pots …

Photos by Paul Cackler.

Photos: A Chinese Farmer’s Journey to the Rio Olympics, via the Lower East Side