Wednesday, January 27, 2015 | Joel Raskin took this still-snowy photo on Delancey Street near Columbia Street | Weather: Count on more melting today. Cloudy this morning with more sunshine in the afternoon and a high of 44 | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at LoDownNY.
As you probably know, a lot is happening on the East River Waterfront. The federal and city governments have committed more than $600 million to build a flood protection system and new recreational areas from East 23rd Street to the Battery. …
After almost five years on the Lower East Side, Lost Weekend is closing up shop at the end of this week. The coffee, surf and lifestyle store at 45 Orchard St. quickly became a popular local hangout after opening in the summer of 2011. …
A man with a knife was shot late last night by police at the Jacob Riis Houses on FDR Drive. According to the Daily News, the incident happened inside a 7th floor hallway of the public housing complex, located near East 6th Street. …
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | Joe Soldevere took this photo of the snow-covered sea lions in East River Park | Weather: Partly cloudy this morning with rain showers developing in the afternoon and a high of 42 | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at LoDownNY.
We’ve been waiting… and waiting… since the big storm. When would Chinatown’s Giant Snowman make his first 2016 showing at the corner of Essex Street and Canal Street. No fear, our friends at the local grocery are working away. Thanks to Carol Anastasio for this first shot.
CityLab (a publication of The Atlantic) takes a look at a new study showing that the intercity (“Chinatown”) bus business is once again booming. More about that in a moment. Within the story there’s a tidbit of special interest locally. …
Don Lee, a Chinatown community activist and technology executive, declared his candidacy today for the State Assembly. He’s seeking to fill the seat held for 40 years by Sheldon Silver, who was forced to relinquish his office after being convicted of federal corruption crimes. …
Monday, January 25, 2016 | Brendan Blank came across this huge snow creature on Allen Street, between Grand and Broome streets. Her little friend, mugging for the camera, seems pretty impressed | Weather: After our near-record storm, we’re expecting a mix of sun and clouds today and a high of 38 | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at LoDownNY.
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