Yenta Laureate spotted this “Impeach President Bannon” poster on the facade of 147 Essex St.
Timed for President’s Day (observed Monday), the protest signs …
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Sara Krivisky took this photo of Essex Street the other day. | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 46. | 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.
–Another dispatch from the City Hall rally to stop a developer’s plans for the former CHARAS community center. [Indypendent]
–The city unveiled plans for its new Union Square tech hub on East 14th Street. [Gizmodo]
–Police say a teenager was arrested after trying to rape a woman at Stuy Town. [Channel 7]
–Booze busts: Harlem is in the lead when it comes to NYPD open container violations. The Lower East Side, surprisingly, is a ways down the list. [New York Post]
–Local elected officials rallied on the Lower East Side Saturday to save the Affordable Care Act. [Channel 2]
–On President’s Day weekend, a mock funeral for the American presidency. [EV Grieve]
–A profile of Lower East Side resident Dave Bolotsky and his company, Uncommon Goods. [Huffington Post]
–The “Fort Pitt” fire house has a dog with her own Instagram account. [DNA Info]
Monday, Feb. 20 – President’s Day | David Sierra took today’s photo on Allen Street at Delancey Street. | Weather: Is this really February? Sunny skies today with a high of 52. | 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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Several Lower East Side restaurants participated in yesterday’s, “A Day Without Immigrants,” a protest of Donald Trump’s policies and vitriol. One local business that attracted a lot of national attention for its decision to close for the day was Norfolk Street’s La Contenta. …
U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez at the Supreme Court with congressional leaders. Jan. 30, 2017.
Our local congresswoman, Nydia Velazquez, has been keeping a high …
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–The board at 250 Bowery, the high-end condo building, has filed a lawsuit against the developer and real estate brokerage firm, claiming shoddy construction. [The Real Deal]
–The former home of Lucky Cheng’s and another parcel are on the market for $26 million. [EV Grieve]
–After condos were added on the upper floors, Adas Yisroel Anshe Mezritch Synagogue (on East 6th Street) is set to reopen next month. [Curbed]
–A 20-year-old woman says she was forced into a car at East Broadway and Pike streets by three men and violently attacking before they dumped her at an unknown uptown location. [DNA Info]
–Ben Brantley describes Good Samaritans at the Abrons Arts Center as as, “a concentrated, sugar-free version of the fluffy ‘La La Land.'” [New York Times]
–“Immigration and border politics” were main themes at this year’s avant-garde Acker Awards. [Villager]
–Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson likes to hang out on the Lower East Side. His favorite spots include: Wildair, Mission Chinese, Forgtmenot and Sammy’s Roumanian. [Bravo TV]
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Here’s a reminder about this weekend’s F Train shutdown. Once again, there will be no service at the East Broadway, Delancey Street and 2nd …
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 | Tal Lev took this photo yesterday morning from the Seward Park Co-op. That’s Extell’s massive “One Manhattan Square” project in the distance. | Weather: Sunny today but still windy and a high of 44. Mostly sunny and 58 tomorrow. Partly cloudy with a high of 65 on Sunday. | 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.
145 East Broadway.
State legislators, of course, make laws. But they also specialize in providing, “constituent services,” aiding local community members and organizations in …
–“A Day Without Immigrants;” lots of restaurants are closed today to protest the Trump administration’s border policies. Among them: Norfolk Street Mexican restaurant La Contenta. [AMNY]
–All of Blue Ribbon’s restaurants, including Blue Ribbon Izakaya on Orchard Street, will be closed. [Eater]
–New statistics show hate crimes are on the rise in New York City. [Politico New York]
–A report from the rally against a developer’s plans for the former P.S. 64. [Bedford & Bowery]
–Resilient Design: The boiler in an East 8th Street affordable building moves from the basement to the penthouse. [New York Times]
–A meeting on the looming L Train shutdown has been rescheduled for March 9. [EV Grieve]
–The school that ate New York: NYU is getting ready to build a huge construction project on Mercer Street. [DNA Info]
–Robert Sietsema reviews Lalo in Chinatown. [Eater]
–Debauchery on the Bowery: a guide to the saloons that lined the notorious block in 1903. [Bowery Boys]