Good Morning!

Broome and Clinton streets, otherwise known as site #5 of the Essex Crossing development project.

Broome and Clinton streets, otherwise known as site #5 of the Essex Crossing development project.

Sunny skies to start the week and a high around 60.

Good Friday at St. Mary’s Church

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Thanks to Eric Nagy for sending along this photo from St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street.


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Healthy Kids Day at the Chinatown YMCA April 26

Morning Reads: Robbery/Assault Near Pike Street, Chelsea’s LES Announcement, Clinton Street Recording Studio

Police are looking for a suspect who punched a 65-year old victim, forcing him to tumble down a staircase in a building near Pike and Madison streets. The robber stole $1600 from the man (WNBC).

During an event at the LES Girls Club, Chelsea Clinton announces she’s having a baby (NYT).

At the Girls Club event, Hillary Clinton praises a 19-year old woman who admitted she’s an undocumented immigrant (Real Clear Politics).

A Gathering of the Tribes gallery closes, but the dispute rages on over a wall painted two decades ago by the influential artist David Hammons (NYT).

“The Real Estate Show” at the James Fuentes Gallery reviewed (NYT).

The Museum of Eldridge Street has been gathering artifacts for a new visitor center (NYT-2nd item).

Inside the Clinton Street building that houses one of New York’s “most unique recording studios.” (Vanity Fair).

Taking in the pre-Easter rush at the East Village Meat Market (NYT).

Good Morning!

Manhattan Bridge. Photo by Bahram Foroughi.

Manhattan Bridge. Photo by Bahram Foroughi.

Partly cloudy today with a high of 50.  Cloudy tomorrow with a high of 64. On Sunday, it’ll be mostly sunny and 56. Happy early Easter!


2-4 Clinton St. Photo by Mike Brown.

Min’s Market at 2 Clinton Street is Closing

60 E. 8th Street

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Cops Evict Homeless Man From Space in Manhattan Bridge

This morning police removed a man who had been living in a compartment over the bike lane on the Manhattan Bridge. A large number of officers, including some from the 5th Precinct, stopped bike traffic on the Manhattan side of the bridge while they got the man out of the space and transported him to Bellevue Hospital for a check up.  The New York Post and Gothamist have more details.

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“The Real Estate Show, What’s Next” Opens at Cuchifritos Gallery Saturday

Morning Reads: Chain Store Wage Proposal, LES/Chinatown Bike Mecca, Nick Walker Returns

State Sen. Daniel Squadron proposes a $15 “fair wage” for chain store workers (NYT).

The Lower East Side and Chinatown have the most bike commuters in the city (Post).

St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery is repairing its portico (EV Grieve).

Artist Nick Walker is back on the streets of the Lower east Side (Arrested Motion).

Steve Tisch comes to Sammy’s Roumanian for a post-seder dance party (Post).

The signature dish at Cochinita. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Coming Soon: Cochinita Dos Tacos on Canal Street

Good Morning!

Ludlow Street. Photo by Benjamin Nava.

Ludlow Street. Photo by Benjamin Nava.

A chilly start to the day but we’ll see lots of sunshine and a high of 50.


LES Bites: Help Wanted at Cochinita, Pop-Up Farms & Parties, Taste of the LES

180 Ludlow St.

Ludlow Hotel Plans Summer Opening; New Details Released

Morning Reads: East 7th Street Resident Attacked, Stray Bullet Report, Ludlow Street History

Police are looking for a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in her East 7th Street apartment over the weekend (EV Grieve).

A teenager said he was hit by a stray near Madison and Worth streets but police report he was uncooperative with the investigation (NY Post-2nd item).

A 26th case of the measles is confirmed in New York City (WNBC).

A history of Ludlow Street (Untapped Cities).

A Lou Reed tribute DVD box set is now available (Audiophile Audition).