Friends and Co-Workers Come Together To Help Essex Street Market Butcher Silva


7th Precinct Holds Blood Drive Thursday

Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident on Canal Street This Morning

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Henry Street.

Henry Street.

Mostly sunny today with a high of 75.

Cartoon: Instant Gentrification Game

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Evan Forsch’s cartoon from our October 2014 magazine.

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Police Search For Suspects in Hotel Chantelle Purse Snatching

Morning Reads: Mission Chinese Rat Feud, Upstate Murders: Chinatown Connection?, Saving Small Businesses

Danny Bowien’s landlord at the original Mission Chinese on Orchard Street files a counter-lawsuit, saying the star chef was responsible for attracting rodents (Post).

Authorities are looking into whether the murder of a family of Chinese descent in upstate New York “might involve a world of illegal immigration and indentured servitude flowing from New York City.” (Times Union).

Opinion: An agreement requiring the city to make space for Essex Street Market vendors in the new Essex Crossing project, and to keep their rents affordable, could be a model for the whole city.  Similar “guarantees should be required of all commercial redevelopment projects that undergo public review.” (Daily News).

“Birds & Bubbles” and Root & Bone, the Lower East Side’s newish fried chicken spots, are reviewed (Grub Street).

Jeremiah Moss offers a primer on the East Village’s marble cemeteries (Metro).

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Your Columbus Day forecast: Cloudy skies today with a high of 67 and a small chance of a rain shower or two.

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Rendering: 50 Clinton Street.

50 Clinton Street’s Million Dollar Apartments Pitched to “Entry Level Buyers”

Morning Reads: Affordable Apartment Rule Change, Ludlow Street’s New Reality, More From the Lowline Anti-Gala

The state is going to let property owners sell their market rate rental apartments if they commit to permanently preserving affordable units (NYT).

Ludlow Street transformed: “The once-gritty vibe of the Lower East Side has largely disappeared and many of the new commercial and residential spaces are occupied, targeted and patronized by professionals with disposable income.” (WSJ via Google News).

Someone’s dumping motor oil in the common areas of buildings owned by Steve Croman (EV Grieve).

CAAAV hosts a “Cop Watch” seminar, focused on monitoring the NYPD for misconduct (Gotham Gazette).

New Museum and the Lowline throw benefit parties this week. At the Lowline’s anti-gala, “there were a few recognizable guests in the crowd, including LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy; the actor Edward Norton; the filmmakers Bennett Miller and Darren Aronofsky; Celerie Kemble and Boykin Curry; Sen. Cory Booker and the film producer Megan Ellison, whose girlfriend, Robyn Shapiro, is the Lowline’s director of community. But in general the room was filled with young and energized patrons who don’t immediately seem to be regulars on the charity circuit.” (WSJ via Google News).

Stevie Nicks opens a photo show in Soho (NY1).


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Photo by Roey Ahram.

Photo by Roey Ahram.

Mostly cloudy today with showers possible in the afternoon and a high of 65. Rainy tomorrow and 60. Mostly sunny on Sunday with a high of 63.


Arts Watch: Talking With Mark Dendy, Prepping to Premiere “Labyrinth” at Abrons

Throughout Mark Dendy’s career, he has steadily defied expectations to work in defined categories. He is a choreographer/director/writer/dancer/performer. Or, as he puts it, “I have been working in this way–going back and forth between pure dance and opera and theater …

Lena Dunham, Soke Jonze at last night's Lowline benefit. Photos courtesy: Andrew Einhorn and Jammi York

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Gives Lowline a Vote of Confidence