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Catch the Peach Kings This Saturday at CMJ

With so many concerts and showcases during CMJ, it can be hard to decide which events will be worth bundling up and facing the …

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Lower East Side Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For 2012 Armed Robberies

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Sponsored Post: Halstead Properties Apartment of the Week


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Morning Reads: Ebola Preps at Downtown Hospital, Luxury Tenement Conversions, Crowdfunding Rikers Inmate


Good Morning!

Manhattan Bridge.

Manhattan Bridge.

A mix of clouds and sun today with a high of 65.  Saturday sunny and 66.  Sunny and 62 on Sunday.

Taste the bounty of upstate New York's apple crop, coming to local bars and restaurants for Cider Week.

LES Bites: Cider Week, An Inside Look at Yopparai & Azasu, Jewish Food

In our weekly roundup: Cider Week takes over taps, Jewish food in the U.K. and speakeasies, the stories behind Yopparai and Azasu. …

Pitt Street and Delancey Street. Photo by Brian Crowley.

City is Now Installing Stop Signs, Pedestrian Island at Pitt & Delancey Streets

Morning Reads: Light “Hit & Run” Penalty, McEnroe Duped in Drug Deal, R Bar Closes

The district attorney has decided to let a driver off with a $250 fine in connection with the intentional hit and run of a cyclist on Avenue B in 2013 (Streetsblog).

Court papers show that John McEnroe’s son was ripped off during a drug deal in the East Village, being sold baking soda rather than cocaine (Daily News).

Another live music venue, the R Bar on the Bowery, has closed (EV Grieve).

The new Zagat survey shows restaurant closures have almost doubled since last year (Eater).

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The Little Laptop Shop on Clinton Street is Closing

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Earlier this month on Eldridge Street. Photo by David Sierra.

Earlier this month on Eldridge Street. Photo by David Sierra.

How about that deluge? The rain will continue through the morning, tapering off by midday. We’ll see a high of 54.

A rendering of the bridging berm.

City’s Outreach on East River Berm Project Called Lacking, “Slap in the Face”

LES Ecology Center October 2014

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Rivington House.

Elected Officials Urge State to Keep Rivington House Open as a “Skilled Nursing Facility”

Morning Reads: Landlord/Tenant Wars, “Don’t Assault Your Cab Driver” Signs, Dufresne Thankful For LES Years

Chinatown and the  Lower East Side figure prominently in this in-depth piece on the escalating war between tenants and landlords (Village Voice).

Surprise, surprise. Sheldon Silver was an issue when the candidates for state attorney general met in their only debate (Gotham Gazette).

Cab drivers, including one who was attacked on the Lower East Side, fought to have signs placed in all taxis warning customers not to assault them (Channel 2).

WD-50’s Wylie Dufresne says he’s grateful to the Lower East Side and he hasn’t completely ruled out a new location in the neighborhood (YouTube/Bloomberg).

Young emerging art talent will be showcased at Wallplay tonight (Daily News).

Pier 42; interim park rendering by Mathews Nielsen.

Community Members Blast Plans For Pier 42 Park