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Report: Lower East Side Households Have More Kids Than Most Manhattan Neighborhoods

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | Street artist Hek Tad went to work on 400 Grand Street, the tenement that will soon be demolished for Essex Crossing | Weather: Another windy day with partly cloudy skies and a high of 43 | Happening Today: Oh, Cassius! plays tonight at 9 at Rockwood Music Hall | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.


Ticket Giveaway: Enter to Win Tickets to See The Rooks at Mercury Lounge

You may remember The Rooks from a Q & A we published with the band last September, previewing their first show at Mercury Lounge.


Opening a Fake Gun Store on the Lower East Side to Make a Point (Updated)

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Gallery Goer: Openings on the Lower East Side

Today we’re re-introducing Gallery Goer, a weekly roundup of gallery shows on the Lower East Side. Check out our top picks for shows opening each week that you won’t want to miss. …

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Photos: Demolition Begins on Essex Crossing Site 2

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City is “Closing Out” Contract With Pier 35 Construction Firm; Screen Wall Woes Continue

Photo: State Sen. Daniel Squadron's twitter.

Dissenting Opinion: Lunar New Year School Holiday is a Bad Idea

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Have A Look at Renovation Plans For the Former Walter de Maria Studio on East 6th Street

"St. Patrick's Day Parade in Union Square, c. 1874. Source: Library of Congress."

On St. Patrick’s Day, Recalling the Parade’s Lower East Side Origins

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MTA Bus Stop Moved From North Side of Grand Street at Clinton Street

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Bouncer at Whiskey Ward Assaulted March 8

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | Here’s another brilliant Lower East Side sunrise from John Woodward | Weather: Morning rain followed by cloudy skies and a high of 58 | Happening Today: It’s St. Patrick’s Day. The parade begins at 11 a.m., with carousing in LES bars commencing shortly thereafter | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

115 Delancey St. Essex Crossing site 2.

Essex Crossing Update: Site 2 Demolition, Design Changes

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Dept. of City Planning Rejects Expansive Chinatown Rezoning Proposal