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Five Alarm Fire Tears Through Chinatown Building That’s Home to Several Non-Profits

A three alarm fire broke out in a city-owned building at 70 Mulberry St. last night, injuring three people and impacting several non-profit organizations housed in the property across from Columbus Park in the heart of Chinatown. …

Sheldon Silver in happier times - at Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

Appeals Court Overturns Part of Sheldon Silver’s Corruption Conviction

Sheldon Silver in happier times – at Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

A federal appeals court this week overturned part of Sheldon …


City Lights

Jacob Goldman took this photo from an apartment in the Seward Park Cooperative.


Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Seward Park Improvements

The $6 million renovation of Seward Park was completed several weeks ago, and people in the neighborhood have been enjoying the much-improved plaza linking …


International Center of Photography Opens Jan. 25

Another piece of the Essex Crossing mega-project is ready for its closeup. The International Center of Photography (ICP) will officially open its new 40,000 …


Seen on FDR Drive

This photo was taken over the weekend by Tommy Loeb.


Another Company Seeks Permit For Bus Stop Used By Operator in Fatal Crash

On Tuesday evening, Community Board 3’s transportation committee will consider an application from an additional bus operator seeking to use a curbside location at …


East River Sunset

Good morning! Susan Levinson took this photo a couple of nights ago as the sun faded on another winter day on the Lower East …

Bus stop at 59 Canal St., The bus in this photo is operated by a different company with no apparent ties to the crash in Pennsylvania.

Five Killed in Pennsylvania Bus Crash; Operator Uses Lower East Side Curbside Location

Bus stop at 59 Canal St., The bus in this photo is operated by a different company with no apparent ties to the crash …


Ernesto’s Makes Its Debut at 259 East Broadway

Ernesto’s, an ambitious restaurant featuring the cuisine of Spain’s Basque region, opened just before the new year at 259 East Broadway.

It’s the first …


The Jarmulowsky Building’s New Spire Revealed

Good morning! The other day, we finally got our first look at the new 50-foot spire on top of the Jarmulowsky Bank Building. It’s …

Lower East Side Links

–It has become increasingly difficult to hold government accountable as large media outlets slash their local news budgets. While smaller news sites have tried to …

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City View

Susan Levinson took this photo the other day as the sun set in New York City.


Happening at Community Board 3 in January 2020

We’re shifting into holiday mode, but soon 2020 will be here and it will be time to turn our attention back to Community Board …


“Pachinko” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Were Top Library Checkouts on the LES in 2019

At this time each year, the New York Public Library shares the top checkouts systemwide and in branch locations across the city. Let’s take …