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Large renovated 2-bedroom with Eastern and Western exposures.

See it at our open house this Sunday, Mar 1, from noon to 1pm.







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LES Bites: Cider Bar Preview, Farmhouse Restaurant, Uruguayan on Essex Street





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Sponsored Post: Halstead Property Apartment of the Week

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All windows face outward from this spacious 1BR/balcony with NE and SE exposures. The kitchen has been opened …

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Arts Watch: The Esteemed Art Show Heads Into Its 27th Year

The Art Show, one of the most highly regarded and longest running art fairs in the nation, opens its twenty seventh edition on March …

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Black Cat Cafe Relaunches Today With An Artist-Friendly Vibe

Morning Reads: Arrest in Avenue D Shooting, Support For Chrystie Street Bike Lane, Robert Moses Comic Book

Cops have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of an aspiring rapper on Avenue D (Daily News).

Community Board 3 asks the city to install a protected bike lane on Chrystie Street (Streetsblog).

Another take on Sheldon Silver’s status as Lower Manhattan assemblyman (Downtown Express).

L+M and Nelson Management paid $115 million for 257 South St. (Real Deal).

Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Margaret Chin are talking to developers about alternatives to Howard Hughes’ reviled Seaport development plan (Crain’s).

NYCHA Chair: Reckless spending days are over (Daily News).

Sunday is the end of the line for Streit’s on the Lower East Side (WSJ).

Mapping 25 years of gentrification in New York City (Curbed).

Have a look at the Robert Moses comic book (Hyperallergic).

 

Good Morning!

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Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | David Sierra took this morning’s photo on Mosco Street in Chinatown | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 33. Sunny and 32 tomorrow. Partly sunny on Sunday with a high of 38 | Happening Today: Singer/songwriter Charlie Brand takes the stage at Mercury Lounge at 10:30 p.m.  | Send us your photos and tips. | Subscribe to our daily email.

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Neighbors Meet With Extell Development About Noise at Cherry Street Site

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International Center of Photography Pays $23.5 Million For Bowery Space

Cherry Street alongside Corlears Hook Park.

City Agrees to Look at Pedestrian Safety Improvements Alongside Corlears Hook Park

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Remembering Rothstein’s Hardware; Free Posters Available Today

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Here Are CB3’s March Liquor License Applicants

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Taquitoria on Ludlow Street Reopens

Morning Reads: “Club Queen” Buys $7 Million Condo, Taking on “Tenant Relocators,” East River Ice Floes

Emma Hsieh, a real estate investor who owns two Lower East Side bars, buys a $7 million penthouse at 100 Norfolk St. (Post).

Local City Council member Rosie Mendez is co-sponsor of new legislation that would crack down on landlords that rent vacant apartments on Airbnb (Post).

Another Council bill takes aim at so-called “tenant relocation specialists.” (Crain’s).

Development plans for the former Mary Help of Christians lot are changing (EV Grieve).

The eulogies for Streit’s Rivington Street production facility keep on coming (JTA).

A man was critically injured in a fire on East 13th Street (Daily News).

This winter’s East River ice floes are a throwback to the 1800s (Scientific American).

 

Good Morning!

hawk in park

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 | Nancy Linn took this photo of a snowy Seward Park a few days ago. Can you see the hawk? | Weather: Cloudy skies with the midday flurries likely and a high of 24 | Happening Today: Local housing activists are holding a community meeting tonight to discuss development at the former Pathmark site on Cherry Street; 6 p.m., Rutgers Community Center, 200 Madison St.  | Send us your photos and tips. | Subscribe to our daily email.