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Video: No Parking at Essex Crossing – Council Member Chin’s Take

Nov. 2011; officials announced a $14 million grant from the LMDC for a new park at Pier 42.

LMDC is Not Dead Yet; Deutsche Bank Settlement Could Add $50 Million to Its Coffers

Morning Update: Explosion and Fire on 2nd Avenue

Photographer/Mayoral Photography Office.

Photographer/Mayoral Photography Office.

Here’s the latest on the explosion and fire that rocked 2nd Avenue near East 7th Street yesterday, destroying three buildings. 

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Friday, March 27, 2015 | Here’s a rooftop view showing the back of the Blue Moon Hotel on Orchard Street from a few days ago | Weather: The rain will keep falling this morning before we see some afternoon clearing and a high of 51. Partly cloudy skies tomorrow with a chance of flurries and a high of 40. Sunny on Sunday and 49 | Happening Today: The aftermath of the devastating explosion and fire on 2nd Avenue and East 7th Street. Updating information coming up this morning | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

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At Least 12 Hurt in East Village Explosion, Fire


Time is Running Out to Sign up For Fresh Summer Produce From the Grand Street CSA


The Set List: Live Music on the Lower East Side

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Here’s TLD Contributor Flora Theden’s weekly run-down of the best live music on the Lower East Side.

Thursday – My Bubba

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Sponsored Post: Join the Lower East Side Ecology Center for Free eWaste Recycling

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This Sunday March 29th, find …

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Followup: Italian American Museum vs. 85-Year-Old Adele Sarno

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Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Joel Raskin took this photo of the latest Hanksy creation on Suffolk Street, alongside the Streit’s Matzo building. The mural is part of the L.I.S.A. Project | Weather: Rain expected throughout the day and evening with a high of 62 | Happening Today: The LES Ready coalition hosts a town hall meeting on protecting the neighborhood from future super storms; Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt St., 6:15 p.m. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

Left to right: Writer/Actor David Greenspan, Brooke Bloom, Keith Nobbs and director Leigh Silverman.

Arts Watch: “Helen Twelvetrees” Opens With Aplomb

David Greenspan’s new play “I’m Looking For Helen Twelvetrees” premiered on Sunday at Abron’s Arts Center. The reception after the opening was packed with New …

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“Chinese Tuxedo” Restaurant Planned For Former Doyers Street Theater Space

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Opinion | Harassment of Lower East Side Tenants Illustrates Desperate Need For Buildings Dept. Reforms

State Sen. Daniel Squadron.

Squadron Asks NYPD to Begin Enforcing Law Aimed at Problem Bars

Kyle Kimball. Photo via NYC EDC Flickr page.

Head of NYC Economic Development Corp. Resigns