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allen street mall

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 | Today’s photo was taken by Lee Brozgol on the Allen Street pedestrian mall | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 40. Snow shoers this evening, turning into a “wintery mix” tomorrow | Happening Today: We’ll be tracking fallout from yesterday’s address of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver  | Send us your photos and tips. |  Subscribe to our daily email.


Breaking: Sheldon Silver Arrested This Morning on Federal Charges (Updated 10:36 a.m.)

138 Allen St./138 Orchard St.

Real Estate Firm Agrees to Buy 139-141 Orchard St., Stalled Hotel Project

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7th Precinct Holds Blood Drive This Afternoon

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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 | Today’s photo was taken by David Sierra along the East River near the Manhattan Bridge. | Weather: We might see a flurry or two early, then partly cloudy skies and a high of 42. | Happening Today: The big story is Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who will reportedly be arrested on corruption charges. We’ll be following developments throughout the day.  | Send us your photos and tips. |  Subscribe to our daily email.

Images: NYPD Special Ops Twitter feed.

More From the Seward Park Co-op Regarding Today’s Trench Collapse

Breaking: Worker Rescued After Being Buried in Clinton Street Accident (Updated)

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There’s a huge emergency presence right now on Clinton Street between Grand Street and East Broadway. A worker fell into a trench while doing some work at the Seward Park Cooperative. A rescue effort is now underway.

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Road Work Advisory: East Broadway and Rutgers Street

Manny Cantor Fitness center open house

Sponsored Post: Manny Cantor Fitness Center Open House


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Guide Book to Jewish Neighborhoods Debuts at Eldridge Street Museum

The Set List: Live Music on the L.E.S.

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


Mayor Appoints Wellington Chen to Landmarks Preservation Commission

Morning Reads: Airbnb Under Attack, Ten Thousand Saints, Naked Solitaire

Airbnb under fire:  City Council members and NYC residents complain that the short-term-rental service is jeopardizing affordable housing (NYT).

Protecting the Waterfront: A report from last week’s Rebuild by Design forum on the Lower East Side (Curbed).

Yes, gentrification exists in New York City (Observer).

Busting common misconceptions about obtaining (or keeping) a rent stabilized apartment (Brick Underground).

For Meow Parlor, raising money was not the main purpose of a crowdfunding campaign (Entrepreneur).

Ten Thousand Saints, which was partly filmed in Tompkins Square Park and other neighborhood locations, is earning Sundance buzz (EV Grieve).

Chapter NY will become a full time gallery at 127 Henry St. (Art News).

Just another LES art opening: playing soliatire with 52 naked men (Observer).

Good Morning!

columbia st

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 | Joel Raskin got this morning’s photo on Columbia Street | Weather: Cloudy skies today with a high of 37. Tonight we’ll see a dusting of snow | Happening Today: The 7th Precinct’s Community Council meeting takes place at 7:30 p.m., at 19 Pitt St.  | Send us your photos and tips |  Subscribe to our daily email.

noisy neighborhoods

Data Dive: Lower East Side Ranks Low in 311 Noise Complaints