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–When Yuh-Line Niou came out victorious in the battle for Sheldon Silver’s former assembly seat it was “a repudiation of the stubborn grip Mr. Silver held on the Lower Manhattan district he had dominated for decades.” Niou’s triumph “over (interim Assemblywoman Alice) Cancel, as well as four other opponents who promised a post-Silver fresh start for the district, may confirm that Mr. Silver’s clout is truly on the wane — and that voting patterns may have reflected the shifting demographics in the area.” [New York Times]
–A Lower East Side woman, Linda Ceasar, was arrested yesterday, three months after her son’s father was found dead in the Bronx. [Daily News]
–There’s a meeting to discuss improvements at Tompkins Square Park tomorrow night. [EV Grieve]
–Here’s the schedule for San Gennaro. [Time Out]
–Have you ever seen that old photo showing a woman holding up a sign that reads, “I adore my lesbian daughters?” The woman is legendary Lower East Side activist Fran Goldin. Here’s part of her back-story. [BuzzFeed]
–A Fashion Week profile of Lower East Side shop owner Maryam Nassir Zadeh,” the woman behind one of the most tastemaking boutiques in New York.” [Vogue]
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 | Shonelle Cooper-Caplan took this photo a few days ago from the Williamsburg Bridge. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 90. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
–The city will build 75 miles of bike lanes this year but there have been 17 bike lane deaths in 2016. [AMNY]
–A profile of hotel mogul Ian Schrager, who’s getting reading to open the new Public Hotel on Chrystie Street. Schrager says of his latest project: “I want to prove that by being clever with design, service and staffing, you can provide the style and service of a luxury hotel at a cheap price.” [Wallpaper]
–There will be an arts festival in Astor Place this coming weekend featuring organizations such as the Public Theater and La MaMa. [Channel 2]
–Here’s what it takes for one of the actors in the Tenement Museum’s living history tours to transform into a Jewish teenager in the early 1900s. [Daily News]
–In a Chinatown basement you will find Donald Trump’s feng shui master. [The Guardian]
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Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 | Joel Raskin took this photo of the sculpture inside P.S. 20’s playground — the Coqui tree frog by artist Tom Otterness. | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 82. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
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