A Postcard From “Seal Park”

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Michael and Nicole Bloom sent in this refreshing photo from the seal section of East River Park.





Elected officials with residents and advocates in the Two Bridges neighborhood; June 2018.

City Begins Review of Brewer/Chin Proposal to Require ULURP in Two Bridges Area

Elected officials with residents and advocates in the Two Bridges neighborhood; June 2018.

Local elected officials this week filed an application for a zoning …





City Council member Carlina Rivera with Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Rivera Votes “Yes” on Tech Hub at Committee, Says Negotiations Are Continuing

The proposed Union Square Tech Training Center took a big step forward Thursday, as the City Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises gave its approval. …

Staying Above the Fray on Delancey Street

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We head into the weekend with this shot from David Sierra.

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Seward Park Liquors Opens For Business at 53 Ludlow St.

Months after its dramatic departure from Grand Street, Seward Park Liquors has relocated to a new storefront at 53 Ludlow St. (between Grand and Broome streets). The new shop is open this week, although the staff is still getting the shelves fully stocked. …

Rendering of new Union Square Tech Hub. Image via NYC EDC.

(Opinion) NYCHA Tenant Leader Urges Approval of Union Square Tech Training Center

The New York City Council’s land use committee has scheduled a vote today on the Union Square Tech Training Center. …

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Historic Ideal Hosiery Building, 339 Grand St., Put Up For Sale

A 186-year-old Federal row house, 339 Grand St., just hit the market. The three-and-a-half story property, a city landmark, is the longtime home of Ideal Hosiery, which has been located on the southwest corner of Grand and Ludlow streets since about 1965. …

East Broadway Vibes

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Sam Delano sent in this photo, which he took Sunday evening on East Broadway.

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Lower East Side Ferry Begins Service Aug. 29

The city announced today that the new Lower East Side ferry route will launch on Wednesday, Aug. 29. …

Developers of mega-projects in the Two Bridges neighborhood addressed locals July 23. That's Michael Stern, head of JDS, with the microphone.

Two Bridges Neighbors Tell Mega-Tower Developers: “You’re Offering Us Crumbs”

Developers of mega-projects in the Two Bridges neighborhood addressed locals July 23. That’s Michael Stern, head of JDS, with the microphone.

About a year-and-a-half …

An Umbrella Morning

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Seems like a good day for a photo from Lee Brozgol’s umbrella collection.

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A Very Soft Opening Tonight For New Bar, Windmill on Clinton

This afternoon’s Instagram feed turns up the abstract photo posted here and news that the latest Clinton Street bar, Windmill on Clinton, is making …

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A Moxy Hotel is Coming to 151 Bowery

Another prime corner on the Bowery appears to be destined for redevelopment. …

Big Sky on Pitt Street

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Samantha and Mayer Sinensky submitted this photo taken recently from Pitt Street/Samuel Dickstein Plaza. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

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Rivington House Vigil Set For Aug. 8

The local organization, Neighbors to Save Rivington House, is planning a vigil — “Hands Around Our House” — for Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Developers are …