Orensanz will be remembered during an event at the Angel Orensanz Center. …
–The Department of Buildings rarely revokes after hours permits. [The Real Deal]
–The Kansas Gallery on Rivington Street is closing. [Artforum]
–Some people are questioning whether business improvement districts have outlived their usefulness. [Crain’s]
–L Train angst grips New York. A look at some conventional and unconventional solutions to the looming shutdown of the tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn. [Newsweek]
–The Lenin statue, which has been perched on top of the Red Square residential complex on East Houston Street since 1994 was removed last night. [EV Grieve]
–“War in the Neighborhood,” described as “one of the strongest works of graphic non-fiction to date and an engrossing first-hand document of the housing battles of the Lower East Side at the end of the 20th Century,” is coming out with a new edition. There’s a crowdfunding campaign to support it. [Comics Beat]
–Returning San Gennaro to its roots: From the Times’ Lens blog, photos from Little Italy in the years before “The Godfather” and “The Sopranos.” [New York Times]
The crew at Donnybrook (35 Clinton St.) is hosting a “Let the Games Begin” debate watching party on Monday, Sept. 26. Grab your friends …
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 | David Sierra took this photo at Orchard and Delancey streets. | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 84. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
Our state of the art ABA private school for young children with autism is now accepting applications for admission. At Comprehensive Kids Development School we offer: …
The Museum at Eldridge debuted their brand new gallery space, the Michael Weinstein Gallery, with an inaugural exhibition by artist Mark Podwal last night. …
We are publishing the full application submitted to the Economic Development Corp. earlier this year. …
–Experts suggest possible steps to accommodate a quarter of a million daily commuters when the L Train tunnel shuts down in 2019. Among them: a dedicated bus lane on the Williamsburg Bridge. [Daily News]
–Neighbors continue to battle a rooftop bar/restaurant at the Delancey Street Holiday Inn. The community board will take up the issue tomorrow night. [DNA Info]
–Reviled landlord Steve Croman is back in court tomorrow. Is a plea deal in the works? [EV Grieve]
–Adam Gopnik offers his thoughts on the new book, “Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs.” [New Yorker]
–A new gallery is opening at the Museum at Eldridge Street. [New York Times]
–Reminder: A memorial will be held for Al Orensanz, longtime director of the Angel Orensanz Center, Wednesday evening. [The Lo-Down]
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 | Sara Sekine took this photo of a rainbow over Delancey Street last week. | Weather: The rain will continue through the morning before we see some clearing, but thunderstorms expected this afternoon. Look for a high of 77. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
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You might recognize these guys — Kareem Hamady and Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery. …
–The city has released a Request for Proposals for affordable housing on the Elizabeth Street Garden site. Local residents are vowing to fight the plan, which has been championed by City Council member Margaret Chin. [DNA Info]
–17 cyclists have been killed by motorists in New York City this year. People in some communities say the de Blasio administration is not doing enough to make the roads safe. [Daily News]
–A profile of Lower Manhattan’s likely new Assenblywoman: “(Yuh-Line) Niou, an ebullient conversationalist who speaks between torrents of roaring laughter, is refreshingly candid and relentlessly upbeat.” [Vogue]
–Here’s Jenifer Rajkumar’s perspective on the battle for the 65th Assembly District. She came in second Tuesday to Yuh-Line Niou. [News India]
–“Me, My Grandfather and Citizenship Day;” Federal Judge Denny Chin recounts his grandfather’s American story, which began in Chinatown. [New York Times]
–Walter Robinson, a stalwart of the 1980s Lower East Side art scene, finally gets a New York retrospective. [New Yorker]
–P.S. 110’s Lauren Bakian Aaker teaches with dance parties and emojis. [Chalkbeat]
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 | Alan LeNoble took this photo of the moon coming up over the Lower East Side. | Weather: Mostly sunny today with a high of 74. Partly cloudy and 78 on Saturday. Sunday we’ll see cloudy skies with afternoon rain showers and a high of 82. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
Cyclists were overjoyed to learn yesterday about the city’s plan to create a protected bike lane on Delancey Street. The news was first reported …
Here’s a reminder. The Lower East Side Partnership is holding a neighborhood visioning event on Canal Street between 5 and 7 tonight. A section …