The Set List: Live Music on the L.E.S.

Morning Reads: East Village Murder, Robbery Suspect, Dwellers Profiled

Cops say 21-year-old Shaquille Fuller is still on the run after allegedly shooting and killing a man outside the Wald Houses (Daily News).

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in several neighborhood robberies (Channel 11).

New Census figures show rents in New York grew faster than inflation during the past three years (NYT).

“Party Killers;” Profiling the Lower East Side Dwellers (Post).

East Village Cheese is moving to Avenue A (EV Grieve).

Summing up this year’s Mr. Lower East Side Pageant, now being held in Brooklyn (Village Voice).


Sheldon Silver is Still “Fighting For the Neighborhood,” Aide Says

80 Essex St./115 Delancey St.

Permits Secured, Demolition Anticipated on First Essex Crossing Site Next Week

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Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 | We just can’t get enough of that East River ice flow. Today’s photo is from Jamie Rogers | Weather: Sunny skies today and breezy with a high of 20 | Happening Today: The New Museum’s 2015 Triennial: Surround Audience opens to the public. We’ll have more details on the site today | Send us your photos and tips. | Subscribe to our daily email.

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Sheldon Silver Pleads Not Guilty, Moves For Dismissal of Charges

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Vendors Want EDC to Relinquish Direct Management of Essex Street Market (Updated 2/25)

Morning Reads: Avenue D Murder, Winnie’s Bar is Closing, the “Tyranny of Nostalgia”

A man was shot and killed outside the Lillian Wald Houses on Avenue D yesterday afternoon (Channel 2).

Tenant rights legislation sponsored by Sen. Daniel Squadron is ensnarled in the ongoing debate in Albany over the Women’s Equality Act (Gotham Gazette).

Winnie’s Bar on Bayard Street is closing after 28 years (Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY).

Opinion: The “misguided elitism of authenticity;” how the tyranny of nostalgia is making New York unaffordable (Observer).

ICYMI: Lowline co-founder James Ramsey has a pretty amazing loft in Tribeca (NYT).

Good Morning!


Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 | Today’s icy photo of the East River was taken by Cat Fitzgerald | Weather: It’s 8 degrees at this hour on the way to a high of 24 and sunny skies | Happening Today: Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver will be arraigned in a Manhattan courtroom this afternoon on corruption charges | Send us your photos and tips. | Subscribe to our daily email.

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photos by Tim Schreier.

Photos: Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Chinatown

Morning Reads: Interest in Silver’s Seat, Construction at 76 East Houston St., Bonnie Slotnick’s Comeback

Sheldon Silver shows no signs of relinquishing his Assembly seat. “I intend to fully represent my constituents in the best way I know how,” he told the Daily News (Daily News).

Downtown District Leader Paul Newell says, “I’m very seriously looking at running for (Sheldon Silver’s) Assembly seat.” Another district leader, Jenifer Rajkumar, is also said to be interested in running (Post).

Checking up on construction of a two-story building at 76 East Houston St., the former home of Billy’s Antiques (EV Grieve).

Report: Uber is hitting the city’s taxi industry hard (Crain’s).

A first look at the new Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks (Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY).

Heritage Meat Shop, Essex Street Market.

Heritage Meats is Latest Vendor to Shutter in Essex Street Market (Updated 1:45 p.m.)

Good Morning!


Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 | Today’s photo was taken in East River Park over the weekend by Andrea DiFiore | We have an Oscars hangover, do you? | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 23 | Send us your photos and tips. | Subscribe to our daily email.

Photos by Tim Schreier. Do not reuse without permission of The Lo-Down.

Photos: Sheldon Silver Appears at Today’s Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown


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