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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | It’s a crane convention on the Lower East Side – last night at dusk on Essex Street. | Weather: …

Lower East Side Links

–City Council member Margaret Chin questions NYPD officials about illegal parking by city employees during an oversight hearing. “How do you expect people to follow …

178 Stanton in its previous 
incarnation as "Low Life." January 2016.

COLORS Restaurant, Worker Training Center Coming to 178 Stanton St. Next Month

COLORS, a restaurant dedicated to worker rights, is making a move from Lafayette Street to 178 Stanton St. on the Lower East Side. From the former home of “Low Life,” a short-lived spot next to the Stanton Street Shul, the organization that owns COLORS will also operate an expanded training and advocacy center. …

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Jewish Conservancy Celebrates 18 Years With Rooftop Brunch Dec. 18

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy is celebrating its first 18 years during a special brunch in the rooftop space of the Manny Cantor Center Dec. 18. …

Images from Channel 7.

Dog Found Inside Suitcase That Was Left in Dumpster

Police want to find a man who put a dog in a suitcase and then left the suitcase in a dumpster. …

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Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 | Shonelle Cooper-Caplan took this photo a few days ago from the Williamsburg Bridge. | Weather: A mix of sun …

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Vote Until 9 p.m. in Today’s Primary Election to Pick Sheldon Silver’s Successor

It’s Primary Day in New York today. On the Lower East Side, registered Democrats will go to the polls, choosing a replacement for former …

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Monday, August 15, 2016 | Edward Laird took this recent photo from his perch of Rutgers Street | Weather: A mix of sun and …

Lower East Side Links

–Local residents are urging the MTA to block a Mexican restaurant, Gracias Mama, from creating an entrance alongside the F Train stairwell on Rutgers Street. …

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 …

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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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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 …