Community Activists Celebrate Victory in the Battle For Former Community Center


Fire Truck Blows Tire on Delancey Street: 3 Injured, Shop Window Shattered

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Seward Park Suffers From Neglect; Local Group Forms Conservancy


Sales Launch Today For Cantilivered Condo at 100 Norfolk St.

Morning Reads: Rent Stabilized Holdout, Bikes & Grease Do Not Mix, Pregnant Bar Hoax

Rory Dennis is clinging to his rent stabilized East 6th Street apartment for dear life (Post).

Clinton Street grease spill gets the best of cyclists (Gothamist).

On Ludlow Street, trying to make sense of the city’s selective enforcement of illegal advertising (Hyperallergic).

Dutch choreographer Jan Martens brings his cheeky style to the Abrons Arts center (NYT).

No, a bar for pregnant woman is not coming to East 5th Street (EV Grieve).

Siempre Verde Community Garden, Stanton Street.

Petition Launched to Save Siempre Verde Garden From Development

New rendering of Earthship at 61 Pitt St. Courtesy: Michael Reynolds

New Design Emerges For Earthship Sustainable Home at 61 Pitt St.

Good Morning!

Stanton Street.

Stanton Street.

Mostly cloudy today with a high of 81.


Sponsored Post: Shana Tova From Karpoff Affiliates


Beautiful one bedroom in the Lower East Side – facing west.

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First Street Green Block Party + Mural Unveiling


The scene on South Street after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Virginia Jones.

Post-Sandy Small Business Loan & Grant Guidance Offered Beginning Wednesday, October 1

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Sponsored Post: Halstead Property Apartment of the Week


Move right in to this spacious 1BR in Seward featuring a fully renovated open kitchen with custom dining bar! Sleek …

A Short-Lived Garbage Fire at Seward Park Extension


Firefighters made quick work of a garbage fire at the Seward Park Extension housing complex on Essex Street this morning.  They were on the scene quickly and extinguished the blaze in a matter of minutes.

Morning Reads: 82-Year Old Woman Killed on Elizabeth Street, New Rat Attack, Hanksy Travel Series

An 82-year old woman who lived in the East Village was killed in a traffic accident on Elizabeth Street yesterday (Daily News).

298 East 2nd St., the home of Houston Street beer distributors, is now on the market for redevelopment (EV Grieve).

Fashion photographer Mario Testino is reportedly buying an apartment in Ian Schrager’s swanky 215 Chrystie St. (Post).

A pilot program to rid the city of rat reservoirs begins on Avenue B (AMNY).

Tonight’s opening of the haunted house at the Clemente – with it’s 1980’s ‘bad ol’ days’ of New York theme –  prompts one writer to conclude that the real horror story is happening right now, in present-day NYC (Brooklyn Magazine).

Hanksy hits the road for a new web series (The Hundreds).

Good Morning!

Photo by Jamie Rogers.

Photo by Jamie Rogers.

We’re not in the habit of showing West Side photos, but here’s a beautiful perspective from New Jersey, courtesy Jamie Rogers. Sunny skies today and 78.   Sunny with highs in the low 80’s both tomorrow and Sunday. Enjoy your weekend!