Happy Thanksgiving!


We hope you have a great holiday. Here’s a recent photo taken in East River Park by Andrea DiFiore.


Community Board 3 Joins Citywide Chorus, Rejects de Blasio Rezoning Plans

Several intercity bus companies operate from this stretch of East Broadway, where an MTA bus stop is located.

Community Board 3 Rejects Intercity Bus Permit at 125 East Broadway

Madison Street, Monday morning. Photo from WABC's helicopter.

Lower East Side Resident Dies After Being Struck By MTA Bus

Children's Magical Garden.

Judge Rejects Plea From Developer to Dismiss Children’s Magical Garden Lawsuit

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Thanksgiving at the Bowery Mission.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | Here’s a look at street artist Faust’s new mural on the facade of 140 Essex St. It’s part of the 100 Gates Program | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 51 | Do you have a photo to share with The Lo-Down? Send it to: tips@thelodownny.com, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at lodownny.

168 1/2 Delancey St.

Moscow 57/Kapowski’s Closes On Delancey Street; Partners Focus On New Projects

Sheldon Silver and his lawyers leave court after a grueling day of closing arguments Monday.

Jury Begins Deliberating Sheldon Silver Case; Conflict Bubbles Up Right Away

M22 bus strikes pedestrian on Madison Street. Image: WNBC.

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Community board members fear new zoning proposals could threaten what's left of the historic Lower East Side.

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November 24, 2015 | Today’s brilliant shot of East Broadway was submitted by Mayer and Samantha Sinensky | Weather: Cloudy this morning with the sun poking through by the afternoon hours and a high near 50 | Sign up for our new morning newsletter here.

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We Want to Know Your #1 Small Business on the Lower East Side


Cartoon: “Small Business Saturday” on the L.E.S.


As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, it seems an appropriate time to feature Evan Forsch’s cartoon, which is featured in our November, …