Lower East Side Links

–The city plans to tear down the LaGuardia Bathhouse and replace it with a playing field. [Patch]

–The former Bowery Savings Bank, operated at the …

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Holiday Rituals on Allen Street

Good morning! Lunar New Year celebrations are in full swing in Chinatown. Here’s a photo from David Sierra.



Lower East Side Links

–A new survey of NYPD crash data shows that the intersection of Rivington and Ludlow streets is the most dangerous single lane crossing in the …

Lower East Side Links

–The city announces the remaining vendors that will be part of the new Essex Street Market, now opening in April or May. [AM New York]



Lower East Side Links

–The Archdiocese of New York decides to close St. Brigid School. [EV Grieve]

–There’s a new map tracking residential evictions in the city. Neighborhoods in …

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East River Inspiration

@pastelchartreuse took this recent photo during a morning run along the East River Esplanade.



Lower East Side Links

–City Council member Carlina Rivera talks about opposition on the Lower East Side to the city’s new coastal resiliency plan. [WNYC]

–A deed restriction on …

Lower East Side Links

–The governor’s plan for L Train repairs might not lead to a full Canarsie Tunnel shutdown, but it won’t be painless. A draft MTA proposal …

Lower East Side Links

–A city official concedes “that the de Blasio administration should have done better outreach, but said neighbors would find lots to like in City Hall’s …

Lower East Side Links

–Police are looking for a suspect who slashed a man inside Remedy Diner on East Houston Street at around 4 a.m. this past Friday. [Daily …

Photo via Rep. Velazquez's Twitter.

Rep. Velazquez Rallies on Lower East Side Against Government Shutdown

Photo via Rep. Velazquez’s Twitter.

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, who represents parts of the Lower East Side, rallied with union officials and public advocates …

Lower East Side Links

–New York City Transit chief Andy Byford dropped in on a Community Board 3 meeting this week, promising to fully vet the governor’s L Train …

Lower East Side Links

–In a look at what’s ahead for New York real estate in 2019, there’s speculation about the impact of the huge One Manhattan Square project …

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One Last Morning Photo for 2018

Good Morning and Happy New Year! @gguten took this photo on Broome Street at Eldridge Street. @BlusterOne painted that mural for @DeadlyDragon.



Lower East Side Links

–A woman was killed on Leonard Street last night after being struck by an intercity bus. The bus had picked up passengers on Allen Street …