Lower East Side Links

–The mayor rejects a report showing that systemic failures within his administration caused the Rivington House fiasco. He said yesterday, ““It was a mistake. It …

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Cops Search For Suspect in Attempted Rape

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in the attempted rape of a woman on the Lower East Side Wednesday morning.

The incident happened …

159 Orchard St.

Going Out of Business Sale: Belraf Fabrics Closing After 33 Years on the LES

Belraf Fabrics will be closing its Orchard Street store on June 30 after 33 years on the Lower East Side, and the owners are offering bargain prices until then. …

Protest at 445 East 9th St.; May 9.

Following Protest, Icon Realty Hires “Chief Safety Officer”

Protest at 445 East 9th St.; May 9.

Earlier this month, residents, elected officials and activists at the Cooper Square Committee raised their voices …

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Good Morning!

Friday, May 6, 2016 | Joel Raskin took this photo a few weeks ago of Canal Street | Weather: Another day of rain ahead, …

Rendering: One Manhattan Square.

Extell Development Lowers “Sellout Target” at Massive Lower East Side Tower

Rendering: One Manhattan Square.

While Extell Development honcho Gary Barnett is not calling it a “price cut,” the luxury apartments in his 80-story Lower …

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More Photos From the Big Storm

A few shots from our afternoon walk down Essex Street, across Canal Street and up Orchard Street…



Sheer Agony/Cake Shop.

Happening Today: Sheer Agony at Cake Shop, Bonesetter at the Clemente, Art Openings Galore

Sheer Agony/Cake Shop.

Montreal band Sheer Agony plays Cake Shop tonight at 8:30. $10. Ticket info here. As Brooklyn Vegan put it, “Their sound …

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LES Bites: New York Cider Week, Mimi Sheraton at Eldridge Street, Contra’s Mantra



25 Bialystoker Place.

Judge Temporarily Freezes Sale of Home of the Sages Building



Lower East Side Links

Jamie Pugh is sentenced to 25 years-life in the fatal beating of 68-year-old Wen Hui Ruan. The attack occurred on East 6th Street in 2014. …

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Stanton Street Shul Burglarized; Only Minimal Damage Reported



Cherry Street near Rutgers Slip.

Follow-up: Water Main Ruptured on Cherry Street



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Here’s Community Board 3’s September Liquor Permit Agenda



St. Joseph's Church, 5 Monroe St. May 2015.

An Era Ends: Final Sunday Mass Celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church