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Buildings Evacuated After Elevated Carbon Monoxide Levels Detected

A manhole fire earlier today led to the evacuation of the Hotel on Rivington and several other buildings in the area. The Fire Department reported elevated carbon monoxide levels. …





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Boubouki Closes Stall in Essex Street Market Next Week

Boubouki, the tiny stall offering authentic Greek food, will be closing for good in the Essex Street Market next week. …





Frances Goldin celebrated the opening of 175 Delancey St., January 2018. Photos by Emil Cohen/New York City Council.

Coming Home 50 Years Later: Residents Settle In at the Frances Goldin Senior Apartments

On a blustery fall day in 2009, Frances Goldin joined fellow affordable housing activists on a desolate stretch of Suffolk Street. …

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55-Year-Old Man Beaten and Robbed in Lobby of Rutgers Houses

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A 55-year-old man was brutally beaten in a robbery Monday night in the lobby of the Rutgers Houses.

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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 | @gguten took this photo in Chinatown. | Weather: Cloudy skies with afternoon showers expected and a record high of 72. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

Photo by Karlin Chan.

In Chinatown, Saluting the Heroism of School Shooting Victim Peter Wang

There was a vigil held in Chinatown’s Kimlau Square today for Peter Wang, the 15-year-old student who died holding the door open for classmates during last week’s Florida school shooting. …

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Don’t Miss “Pollock,” at Abrons Arts Center, Sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York

The U.S. premiere of POLLACK, currently running in the underground theater at Abrons Arts Center, is a New York Time Pick! Read the glowing review here. …

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LES Partnership Seeks Artist Proposals For Pedestrian Plazas

Here’s a new opportunity for artists on the Lower East Side. The LES Partnership is inviting proposals for artwork to be displayed on seating modules in a few pedestrian plazas throughout the neighborhood. …

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Albert Trummer Pitches Grand Street Cocktail Bar at CB3 Tonight

There are a few local items of interest on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of Community Board 3’s liquor licensing committee. Among them is Austrian mixologist Albert Trummer’s latest project, a bar going by the name “Lotus Grand” at 324 Grand St. …

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Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 | David Sierra took this photo along the East River Esplanade. | Weather: A cloudy morning will give way to afternoon sunshine and a spring-like high of 65. |  If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY

Photos courtesy of FDNY.

One of Little Italy’s Oldest Restaurants, Angelo’s, Damaged in Fire

Two people suffered serious injuries Saturday in a fire that also damaged Angelo’s, one of Little Italy’s oldest restaurants. …

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Suspect in Custody After Two Women Slashed on the Lower East Side

A 30-year-old man is in custody this morning — accused of slashing two women in separate incidents on the Lower East Side. …

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Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 – President’s Day| Angel Rivera took this photo on Doyers Street in Chinatown, where Lunar New Year celebrations are underway. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with showers possible in the afternoon and a high of 50. We’re expecting a high of 70 on Sunday. | Enjoy the holiday!

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Featured Listings, Sponsored by LoHo Realty

Come check out our 2 bedroom listings! Visit these two at our open house this Sunday. …

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“Dogman” Sculpture Stirs Controversy in Chinatown (Updated)

Just as Lunar New celebrations are beginning in Chinatown, controversy has erupted over a statue that was supposed to be unveiled in Chatham Square this week. …