Current and past members of Martha Graham Dance Company joined by students, administrators, and others affiliated with the company in Michael Klien’s Parliament, 2015, a study for Excavation Site: Martha Graham U.S.A. Photo: Brigid Pierce

Happening This Weekend

Current and past members of Martha Graham Dance Company joined by students, administrators, and others affiliated with the company in Michael Klien’s Parliament, 2015, …





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Friday, January 15, 2015 | Karlin Chan took this photo on Foley Square | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a high of 51. Morning rain showers expected tomorrow with a high of 49. Cloudy ton Sunday with a high of 38 | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at LoDownNY.

Pia Camil's "A Pot For a Latch" at the New Museum - via @newmuseum's twitter feed

New Museum Opens “Pia Camil: A Pot For a Latch”

“Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch,” the first New York solo show by Mexican artist Pia Camil, officially opened yesterday at the New Museum. Although the artist’s exchange events have already begun, the new sculptural installation created specifically for the Lobby Gallery is now on display. …

72 Columbia St.

After Many Delays, Security Door Finally Installed at “Baruch Addition” Building

The seniors at the Baruch Addition public housing complex bundled up this afternoon and joined State Sen. Daniel Squadron to celebrate a victory years in the making. …

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Williamsburg Bridge Trolley Terminal space. Photo: NYC EDC.

CB3 Tells City: Commit to Real Community Role in Deciding Fate of Former Trolley Space

Members of Community Board 3’s land use committee last night pressed city officials for a more robust role in deciding the future of the former Williamsburg Bridge Trolley Terminal below Delancey Street. …

Lower East Side Links

–Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a woman at Henry and Catherine streets on Christmas Day, Channel 4 reports.

The Times has more on Richard Oates, the man who was killed during a skateboard stunt on Delancey Street.

–The MTA is looking at a variety of plans for repairing the L Tain tunnels, including one scenario that would shut down train service for three years, reports Gothamist.

–Every year, Sheldon Silver hosted a legendary kosher feast before the governor’s State-of-the-State address. This year, the Post notes, bacon was on the menu and some guests were unimpressed.

i-D talks up a hipster takeover of Chinatown, with special emphasis on several young gallerists colonizing one of the “last true untouched areas of New York.”

EV Grieve reports that 20 St. Mark’s Place, home of the Grassroots Tavern, has been sold.

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Happening Today: Seward Park Visioning, Punk Magazine 40th, “The Chintz Age”

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side today:

–Community Board 3’s Parks Committee meets tonight for a visioning session tied to …

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Fontana’s Bar is Closing After 12 Years on Eldridge Street

After more than a decade in business on the Lower East Side, the owners of Fontana’s, the Eldridge Street bar and performance venue, have decided to call it quits. Here’s what they told us: …

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Thursday, January 14, 2015 | Kathy Rodriguez submitted this photo of Pell Street in Chinatown | Weather: Light snow showers today with a high of 40 | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com, join our Flickr pool or tag us on Instagram at LoDownNY.

December 2015: Old Man Hustle shuttered by the NYPD.

Owner of “Old Man Hustle” Bar Jousts With Community Board 3, Former Partners

December 2015: Old Man Hustle shuttered by the NYPD.

Little bar, big drama. The owner of Old Man Hustle, a three-year-old watering hole at …

Williamsburg Bridge Trolley Terminal space. Photo: NYC EDC.

Happening Today: Delancey Street Trolley Terminal, New Museum Opening, Metz at Bowery Ballroom

Essex Street Trolley Terminal space.

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side today:

–Community Board 3’s land use committee meets at …

Richard Oates. Photo via NY Skateboarding.

Skateboarder Killed While “Mack Truck Surfing” on Delancey Street (Updated)

Richard Oates. Photo via NY Skateboarding.

A 32-year-old skateboarder was killed after hitching a ride on a truck headed westbound on Delancey Street yesterday …