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LES Bites: Mission Chinese Preps, Galli Opens Tomorrow, Yunnan Kitchen’s New Menu

Delancey Street Plaza. Photo via NYC DOT twitter feed.

De Blasio Comes to Delancey Street to Sign 25 M.P.H. Law

16 Photos From the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade

Photos by Tim Schreier.

Photos by Tim Schreier.

Tim Schreier braved the 24th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade over the weekend.  Both the four-legged and two-legged creatures were mugging for the camera. Here are some of the highlights.

Photo: Truck vs. Tree on Ludlow Street

Ludlow Street near Hester Street. Photo by Patrick Gaynes.

Ludlow Street near Hester Street. Photo by Patrick Gaynes.

TLD reader Patrick Gaynes came across this scene on Ludlow Street this morning. 

Morning Reads: AG Sidelines “Tenant Relocator,” After Sandy, Citi Bike’s Likely New Operator

The state Attorney General has put “tenant relocator” Michel Pimienta out of business and got him to pay a $40,000 fine. The AG says Pimienta harassed tenants on the Lower East Side, including in a building on Ludlow Street (Daily News).

A look at efforts to protect New York from the next big storm, including the plan for a $335 million bridging berm on the Lower East Side (NYT).

Local residents appear largely disengaged from the city’s “resiliency” efforts (Gothamist).

A firm run by the people who control the Related Companies, one of New York’s largest real estate developers, has closed a deal to buy Alta Bicycle Share, which has the contract for the Citi Bike program (Capital).

A Republican opponent of U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez criticizes her stance on Puerto Rico (Times Ledger).

New York actors look forward to a haunted house gig on the Lower East Side (WSJ via Google News).

Good Morning!

Photo by David Sierra.

Photo by David Sierra.

Mostly sunny today with a high of 63.


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Catch the Peach Kings This Saturday at CMJ

With so many concerts and showcases during CMJ, it can be hard to decide which events will be worth bundling up and facing the …

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Lower East Side Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For 2012 Armed Robberies

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Morning Reads: Ebola Preps at Downtown Hospital, Luxury Tenement Conversions, Crowdfunding Rikers Inmate


Good Morning!

Manhattan Bridge.

Manhattan Bridge.

A mix of clouds and sun today with a high of 65.  Saturday sunny and 66.  Sunny and 62 on Sunday.

Taste the bounty of upstate New York's apple crop, coming to local bars and restaurants for Cider Week.

LES Bites: Cider Week, An Inside Look at Yopparai & Azasu, Jewish Food

In our weekly roundup: Cider Week takes over taps, Jewish food in the U.K. and speakeasies, the stories behind Yopparai and Azasu. …