–Controversial landlord Raphael Toledano faces foreclosure of one of his East Village portfolios. [The Real Deal]
–The de Blasio administration broke off talks with Airbnb just after a major donation from a labor union and apartment-sharing opponent. [Daily News]
–Supporters of the Elizabeth Street Garden are protesting outside the mayor’s gym this morning. [DNA Info]
–LGBTQ activists made a statement by marching in this year’s Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown. [Huffington Post]
–Looking back through the years at Chinatown’s art collectives. [Hyperallergic]
–A look at some of the items featured in the political memorabilia show held at St. Mary’s Church over the weekend. [Bedford & Bowery]
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Leaders in the Two Bridges neighborhood read a statement during an environmental review meeting Jan. 18.
As we reported yesterday, three development teams planning …
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 | David Sierra took this photo on Allen Street. | Weather: The rain will keep up throughout the morning and then we’ll see more showers in the agternoon and tonight with a high of 49. | 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.
Here are some of the cultural events happening in the neighborhood this week: …
In a statement released today, the developers of three large-scale projects in the Two Bridges neighborhood are declining a request from residents to delay an environmental review in the area. …
Police have put out an alert this morning for a missing man on the Lower East Side.
He’s 80-year-old Yulen Zeng, who was last …
–Some de Blasio aides are jittery about what the mayor is going to say when he’s interviewed by the U.S. Attorney. A federal inquiry into the mayor’s fundraising practices is believed to include the Rivington House debacle. [New York Post]
–Editorial: The tale of two Daniels (Squadron and Garodnick) tells one disturbing story: Big de Blasio donors seemingly greasing the skids, damn the law and the consequences. [Daily News]
–The State Legislature is poised to delay plastic bag fee legislation championed by local City Council member Margaret Chin. [New York Times]
–A first rendering of the Moxie Hotel coming to East 11th Street. [EV Grieve]
–Photos from Chinatown during yesterday’s Lunar New Year Parade. [Gothamist]
Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 | Jennie Yin took this photo in Chinatown yesterday during the Lunar New Year Parade. | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 44 and showers developing late tonight. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: email@example.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.
New To Market in the Hillman Cooperative See it at our open house this Sunday (click thru for details). …
Forsyth Street at East Broadway, Feb. 2. Photo by bialystoker_les.
New York City law enforcement authorities have been cracking down on Yep Tours, an …
TLD reader Nina Watkins snapped this photo on the FDR at Delancey Street this morning. She said cops removed it around 9 a.m.
–Hroan Zokari of Stop 1 Gourmet Deli was one of hundreds of bodega owners to close up yesterday as part of a protest against Donald Trump’s immogration policies. The Lower East Side businessman said: “We’re not gonna take this laying down… It’s gonna show not only New Yorkers but it’s gonna show nationwide what immigrants do for this country. We play a role in every community.” [Daily Beast]
–Extell is offering 50% commissions upfront as an incentive to brokers selling One Manhattan Square, the massive condo complex being built on the Lower East Side. [The Real Deal]
–As part of AEG Live’s acquisition of Bowery Presents, the LES-based company will be moving out of its Ludlow Street offices into a space in the Flatiron District. [Commercial Observer]
–Another look at the beautiful eastern window at the Museum at Eldridge Street. [Untapped Cities]
–MOMA’s Paul Jackson is joining the New Museum as communication director. [Art News]
–Chinese Tuxedo’s menu “reveals both the past and the present. [The New Yorker]
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Elevated levels of lead have been found in the drinking water of several New York City schools, including NEST+m, the Lower East Side school …