Sunday afternoon, a Yep bus stops to illegally load passengers on Pike St.

Putting 311 to the Test: What Really Happens When You Try to Complain About an Illegal Bus?

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At Bankruptcy Auction, Bidder Agrees to Pay $16 Million For Troubled 71 Clinton St.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 | Veronica Jones took this photo over the weekend on Grand Street at Ludlow Street | Weather: Cloudy and muggy today with scattered showers and a high of 82 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Sponsored Post: LoHo Realty Apartment of the Week

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Federal Judge Declines to Dismiss Sheldon Silver Charges


Sponsored Post: Halstead Property Apartment of the Week

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LMDC Anticipates Allocating Another $17 Million For Pier 42 Park, East River Esplanade

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Hotel on Rivington Rooftop Open to the Public on Select Summer Nights

Lower East Side Links

There will be a sleepover/protest in Tompkins Square Park August 9 in response to the NYPD’s erection of a patrol tower. It’s been 27 years since the infamous Tompkins Square riots (Facebook invite).

For tenants, there is a bright side to the new state rent law (Gothamist).

Local Council members say it’s time to ban tourist helicopters downtown (Crain’s).

Remembering the Young Lords: An exhibition “¡Presente!” is taking place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio and Loisaida Inc. (NYT).

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Friday, July 24, 2015 | Greta Cohen took this photo from her perch along the East River | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 86. Mostly sunny and 85 tomorrow. On Sunday, we’ll see a high near 90 and a chance of afternoon storms | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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10Below, Hand-Rolled Thai Ice Cream, Comes to Chinatown


Police-Community Relations Discussed at Tuesday Forum

Lower East Side Links

A NYPD Skywatch tower goes up in Tompkins Square Park and a petition urges the mayor to take it down (EV Grieve).

A woman was shot in the foot as bullets started flying outside the Riis Houses (Daily News).

A climate scientist predicts sea levels will rise much higher than previously predicted. Are developing plans to protect the East Side and other areas of New York sufficient? (New York Magazine)

Ben Shaoul’s Magnum Real Estate sells 31 2nd Avenue for $29 million (Real Deal).

Police say a security camera captured images of the suspects inside the victim's apartment building.

Three Teenagers Indicted in Connection With Eldridge Street Rape

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | David Sierra took this photo at the Brooklyn Bridge | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 86 | Happening Today: “Street Art & the Lower East Side,” a talk with photographer Yoav Litwin and artist Al Diaz at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk St., 6:30 p.m. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.