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Photos: A Chinese Farmer’s Journey to the Rio Olympics, via the Lower East Side





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Monday, August 17, 2015 | Here’s a delightful summer rainbow over Delancey Street by New York artist H. Spencer Young | Weather: Mostly sunny and hot today with a high of 93 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.





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Photos: The Demolition of 400 Grand St.

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City Council Approves Legislation Protecting Tenants From Hard-Sell Buyouts

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Friday, August 14, 2015 | Here’s a look at Russell Murphy’s new Suffolk Street mural, part of the L.I.S.A. Project’s LoMan Art Festival | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 88. Mostly sunny tomorrow and 91. Sunny skies again on Sunday with a high of 92 | Happening Today: B&H Dairy reopens at 9 a.m. Go show them your love! | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Delshah Capital Buys Orchard Street’s Beckenstein Building for $28 Million

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Six Months After Flood, Subway Sandwich Shop at 153 Essex St. Reopens

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Fabric World Textile Corp. Pop-up Starting This Weekend

Lower East Side Links

Two people were taken to the hospital after an East River Ferry mishap at Pier 11/Wall Street (Post).

Investigators bust an alleged drug ring that was operating in clubs throughout the city, including some on the Lower East Side (Gothamist).

The NYPD reportedly filed an “indecent exposure” report following allegations of sexual assault at the Happy Ending club (Jezebel).

More than four months after the 2nd Avenue explosion, the owners of B&H Dairy say they’re finally reopening tomorrow (EV Grieve).

There are still a few days left to support B&H Dairy’s crowdfunding campaign (You Caring).

 

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 | You never know what you’ll find hanging from a Lower East Side wire – today’s photo from Lee Brozgol | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 84 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Back to the 1850s: Retro Portraits at the Hester Street Fair

Lower East Side Links

Stabilizing New York, a tenant advocacy group, targets two “bad landlords” with a local presence: Croman Realty and Icon (Politico NY).

Brokers are asking $26.3 million for a 33-unit residential building on East 3rd Street (Crain’s).

Community gardening on the Lower east Side: an act of resistance (Guardian).

Patti Smith’s 2010 memoir, “Just Kids” will become a limited Showtime series (Rolling Stone).

The Tompkins Square Park basketball courts have reopened (EV Grieve).

Surveillance image/Philadelphia Police Department.

Chinatown Bus Operator, Yep Tours, Under Fire After Deadly Hit-and-Run in Philadelphia

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | What’s going on down there, guys? This photo from the big Grand Street water main site was taken earlier this week | Weather: We’ll dry out but you can still expect some humidity. Sunny skies expected and a high of 85 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.