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Lower East Side news and notes from the past week: --An overview of New York's Primary, which takes place on Tuesday. --On the Lower East Side, the election to watch on Tuesday is the primary in the 65th Assembly District,...

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Photo: Sunset on Grand Street, May 10, 2022. In the news this week: --Artists Kit-Yin Snyder and Richard Haas won a temporary restraining order in their lawsuit to prevent the city from removing several artworks from the Manhattan Detention Complex...

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Photo: Allen Street Mall. Some of the stories that caught our eye in the past week: --A developer has filed plans to build a 10-story residential tower over 75 Essex St., a 4-story building from 1890. Preservationists had hoped...
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Photo: A beautiful day for a pickle frenzy on Grand Street! Lower East Side headlines in the past week: --A big fire ripped through a 4-story building on Chatham Square in Chinatown late Saturday night. Five firefighters suffered minor injuries....

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Photo: It sure looked dramatic but it was just a big pile of garbage that caught on fire alongside Essex Crossing on Clinton Street Wednesday evening. The FDNY made quick work of this dumpster fire without a dumpster. This...

Murder of Christina Yuna Lee Sends Shockwaves Through Chinatown Community

The murder of Chinatown resident Christina Yuna Lee in her apartment at 111 Chrystie St. February 13 has sent shockwaves across the neighborhood and the city. Here's a summary of the extensive news coverage the story has received in...
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Photo: Chinatown, February 12, 2022. Some of the stories that caught our eye this week: --Back in the news: safety concerns at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. --Some of the local residents who know the park and its inhabitants best talk about...

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Photo: On Mott Street, lion dance troupes attracted a big crowd for Super Saturday, one of the highlights of Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown. News and notes from the Lower East Side in the past week: --Community Board...

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Photo: The view from Grand Street where the Lower East Side skyline is changing yet again. Some of the stories that caught our eye in the past week: --Coming up on Tuesday evening, Community Board 3's transportation committee will...
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Photo: Essex Street at Canal Street, January 29, 2022. Here are some of the items that caught our eye in the past week: --A piece of public art is the latest flashpoint in the teardown of the Manhattan Detention...
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Lower East Side Arts and Events

A few upcoming events that caught our eye this week: "The Village! A Disco Daydream" returns to Dixon Place for...

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