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childrens magical garden

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | Here’s a recent photo from the Children’s Magical Garden on Norfolk Street | Weather: Mostly sunny today with a high of 72 | Happening Today: A public meeting on the East River flood protection plan, 6 p.m., Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt St. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.


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Photos: Lower East Side Pickle Day 2015

Coss Marte - photo by Alex M. Smith.

My LES: Coss Marte

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with LES resident Coss Marte, who started the ConBody fitness program after serving five years in prison for drug dealing. …

east river coastal resiliency

You Can Speak Out on the City’s East River Flood Protection Plan Tomorrow Night

Lower East Side Links

According to data from the Taxi & Limousine Commission, there’s a high concentration of Uber pickups in Manhattan (as opposed to the outer boroughs). You can see the stats on the Lower East Side via an interactive map (Politico NY).

American Apparel files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning; the plan calls for keeping all retail stores open, including one on upper Orchard Street (NYT).

A dermatologist from Long Island was partying on the Lower East Side before being found dead in a Chelsea doorway (Post).

ICYMI: The former Charlie Parker home on Avenue B is for sale (EV Grieve).

Skateboarders congregate on the Lower East Side to remember Harold Hunter (Channel 11).

Saturday Night Live spoofs that famous scene from “When Harry Met Sally” at Katz’s Deli (NBC).

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Landlord Robbed of $13,000 at 38 Jefferson St.

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50 bowery hotel 2

Monday, October 5, 2015 | Here’s a look at Chinatown’s latest high rise project, a Joie de Vivre hotel, at 50 Bowery | Weather: Sunny and breezy today with a high of 65 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.


LES Bites: Harold Hunter Special, Il Buco Pig Roast, “High on Life” in Soho

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MOCA Exhibition Celebrates the Legacy of Chinatown’s Most Prolific Architect

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Friday, October 2, 2015 | Vivienne Gucwa took this photo on Pell Street; you can see more of her work at | Weather: Nor’easter type conditions in New York, beginning this afternoon and continuing through the evening. Rainy, windy with a high of 56 | Happening Today: Hurricane Joaquin watch continues, although most models show the storm heading north away from the East Coast | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.


Hurricane Joaquin’s Path Unclear; Officials Urge Residents to Be Prepared

Black Cat Matzo Ball Soup.

Jewish Soul Food: Kitty’s A-Go-Go Opens at 9 Stanton St. Tomorrow


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