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Morning Update: Explosion and Fire on 2nd Avenue

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Photographer/Mayoral Photography Office.

Here’s the latest on the explosion and fire that rocked 2nd Avenue near East 7th Street yesterday, destroying three buildings. 

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Friday, March 27, 2015 | Here’s a rooftop view showing the back of the Blue Moon Hotel on Orchard Street from a few days ago | Weather: The rain will keep falling this morning before we see some afternoon clearing and a high of 51. Partly cloudy skies tomorrow with a chance of flurries and a high of 40. Sunny on Sunday and 49 | Happening Today: The aftermath of the devastating explosion and fire on 2nd Avenue and East 7th Street. Updating information coming up this morning | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

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At Least 12 Hurt in East Village Explosion, Fire


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The Set List: Live Music on the Lower East Side

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Here’s TLD Contributor Flora Theden’s weekly run-down of the best live music on the Lower East Side.

Thursday – My Bubba

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Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Joel Raskin took this photo of the latest Hanksy creation on Suffolk Street, alongside the Streit’s Matzo building. The mural is part of the L.I.S.A. Project | Weather: Rain expected throughout the day and evening with a high of 62 | Happening Today: The LES Ready coalition hosts a town hall meeting on protecting the neighborhood from future super storms; Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt St., 6:15 p.m. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

Left to right: Writer/Actor David Greenspan, Brooke Bloom, Keith Nobbs and director Leigh Silverman.

Arts Watch: “Helen Twelvetrees” Opens With Aplomb

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Opinion | Harassment of Lower East Side Tenants Illustrates Desperate Need For Buildings Dept. Reforms

State Sen. Daniel Squadron.

Squadron Asks NYPD to Begin Enforcing Law Aimed at Problem Bars