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 …

canal street

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 …


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 …


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. …

stanton street shul/nypd

Stanton Street Shul Burglarized; Only Minimal Damage Reported

Cherry Street near Rutgers Slip.

Follow-up: Water Main Ruptured on Cherry Street

liquor bottles

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

Nov. 2011; officials announced a $14 million grant from the LMDC for a new park at Pier 42.

LMDC is Not Dead Yet; Deutsche Bank Settlement Could Add $50 Million to Its Coffers

Margaret Chin at campaign rally in 2013.

City Council member Margaret Chin Plans to Run Again in 2017, But Then What?

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

U.S. Attorney Says He Acted Properly in Silver Case; Claims His Reputation is Being “Maligned”