Sheldon Silver at the federal courthouse in 2015.

Juror in First Silver Trial Says He Was Pressured to Convict

The retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver on federal corruption charges is set to begin next week. …





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Nativity Church Future, Club Cumming, Jail Expansion on This Week’s CB3 Agenda

It’s a busy week for Community Board 3. Here are some of the upcoming meetings worth checking out. …





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Monday, April 9, 2018 | Hektad’s latest on Suffolk Street. Thanks to Seb Young for the photo. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 47. Rain late tonight, continuing into tomorrow. But don’t despair. We’ll see 75 by Saturday. | 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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Artists Wanted: Open Call For Art Installations at The Clemente Open Studio Event

Our friends at The Clemente have asked us to pass along info about their open call for installations at the upcoming Open Studio event happening this May. There is still time to apply and artists from all disciplines are encouraged to propose creative use of this local arts space. …

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Karpoff Affiliates Wishes You a Happy Passover

Karpoff Affiliates is your single stop for senior move services & real estate brokerage needs. If you or a family member cannot live on …

Michelle Myles, owner of Daredevil Tattoo. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

Lower East Side Voices: Daredevil Tattoo

This week we have been checking in with neighborhood businesses as part of our Lower East Side Voices video series. Today, Talib Visram visits …

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Friday, April 6, 2018 | The Essex Crossing construction team on the move. Shonelle Cooper-Caplan took this photo several days ago. | Weather: We’re expecting rain and snow this morning with cloudy skies in the afternoon and a high of 57. Cloudy tomorrow with a high of 48. A mix of sun and clouds on Sunday and 47. |  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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Lower East Side Voices: Malt & Mold

This week we have been checking in with neighborhood businesses as part of our Lower East Side Voices video series. Today, Janessa Andiorio checks …

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Community Board 3 Seeks Voice in Planning Chinatown Jail Expansion

At upcoming meeting of Community Board 3’s public safety committee will provide the first opportunity for the general Lower East Side community to discuss the proposed expansion of the Manhattan Detention Complex, located at 125 White St. …

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State Liquor Authority Blocks New Liquor Store at 393 Grand St.

The long, strange saga surrounding Seward Park Liquors just got a little weirder. …

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 | It looks like spring in East River Park even if it hasn’t felt much like it lately. Thanks to Pat Arnow for this morning’s photo. | Weather: Mostly sunny today but breezy with a high of 47. More snow is on the way Saturday, when we’re expecting a dusting to start off the weekend. |  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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Lower East Side Voices: Modern Love Club

Our Lower East Side Voices series continues today with a look at the Modern Love Club, a unique business on First Avenue that combines …

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RIP Ricky Leung, Lower East Side Affordable Housing Activist

In the past couple of weeks, friends and loved ones have been pausing to remember Ricky Leung, a popular community organizer on the Lower East Side and in Chinatown. …

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New Downtown Dems, Upstart Political Club, Launches April 11

A new political club has been created in Lower Manhattan called New Downtown Dems, and its organizers have scheduled a launch event for next week. …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Joel Raskin took this photo on a rainy day on Avenue A near Second Street. | Weather: Fog and drizzle this morning, heavy rains expected in the afternoon, with high winds and a high of 63. How are you enjoying spring so far? |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.