7th Precinct Officers Remove Hateful Graffiti From Barricade

The guys at the 7th Precinct work fast. …

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Lights, camera Lower East Side! Lee Brozgol came across this film shoot on Rivington Street. | Weather: Cloudy skies today with possible rain showers and a high of 52. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY


Community Board 3 Protests M22 Bus Service Cuts

Community Board 3 and local elected officials are protesting the MTA’s decision to cut weekend service on the M22 bus. …


Routine Inspection Leads to Temporary Closure of Pier 36 Marina

The marina at Pier 36 has been temporarily shut down after a recent inspection. …

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Tommy Loeb took this photo yesterday – sunrise over the Williamsburg Bridge. | Weather: Cloudy skies today with a high of 55. |   If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.


Artists Invited to Apply For Community-Focused Residency in Seward Park

If you’re an artist with a passion for community engagement, here’s an opportunity you’ll want to consider. …

Rendering: Essex Street Market.

Essex Street Market Additions Include Middle Eastern Counter From the Sussman Brothers

Four more vendors have been revealed for the newly expanded Essex Street Market, scheduled to open this coming September as part of the Essex Crossing project. …

Photos courtesy of My Little Village Preschool.

My Little Village Preschool Signs Lease For Space at 383 Grand St.

My Little Village Preschool will be opening this coming summer at 383 Grand St., a space owned by the Seward Park Cooperative. A lease was signed with the co-op last week. …

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Orchard Street messages – Photo by David Sierra. | Weather: A mix of clouds and sun today with rain showers moving in overnight. Look for a high of 47. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

Photos by Christopher Maher.

Remembering the Triangle Fire, 107 Years Later

This past Friday, in the shade on the corners of Washington and Greene streets, a crowd gathered around a small stage with a “Workers United” banner hung behind it. …


Chinatown Leader, Dr. Herbert Kee, Dies at the Age of 88

Dr. Herbert Kee, a longtime community leader in Chinatown, has died at the age of 88. According to his family, Dr. Kee passed on March …

Rendering shows new bridge over Delancey Street to East River Park.

City Races For Approval of Lower East Side Storm Barrier By End of 2018

If you haven’t been following the planning for a new flood barrier along the East River, now is a good time to start paying attention. …

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Monday, March 26. 2018 | From Jan Siegel, here’s an interesting contrast between old and new: the gigantic leasing sign at “The Rollins,” Essex Crossing’s recently opened rental building, as seen through the ruins of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue. | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 49. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

Photo by Alphonse Telymonde.

GrandLo Cafe Marks Official Opening With Ribbon Cutting

Most coffee shop openings don’t warrant a full-blown ribbon cutting ceremony with neighborhood VIP’s in attendance. But the GrandLo Cafe at 178 Broome St. is not most coffee shops. …


Bill to Name Doyers Street Post Office For Mabel Lee Approved by U.S. House

In November, we told you about an effort to name the U.S. Post office at 6 Doyers St. in Chinatown for suffragette Mabel Lee. Legislation just passed the House of Representatives this week. It now heads to the Senate. …