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Here’s How the Lower East Side is Doing in the Battle Against Covid-19

Photo: Gouverneur Health, November 2020. None of us want to revisit those scenes from the height of the pandemic -- people waiting in lines for an hour or more for a Covid-19 test. It's unlikely. But the news from the...

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Photo: East River Park. Some of the stories that caught our eye on the Lower East Side in the past week: --More on the East River Park reconstruction saga. City Comptroller Scott Stringer has sent documents for the main...

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Photo: The Market Line reopened this week at Essex Crossing, finally emerging after months of drastically reduced operations due to the pandemic. This week's Lower East Side news headlines: --Sara D. Roosevelt Park has always been a haven for the...

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In the news this week: --Neighborhood activists head to Community Board 3 to speak out against the city administration's plan to make Covid-era allowances for expanded outdoor dining permanent. --You can watch the whole community board hearing here. --The...

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Some of the stories that caught our eye on the Lower East Side in the past week: --A second round of ranked choice ballots showed Chris Marte with a commanding lead in the District 1 City Council race, virtually...

24-Year-Old Man Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver on East Houston Street

On Thursday evening (July 8), a 24-year-old bicyclist was killed when the driver of an SUV barreled through a red light on Houston Street, near Attorney Street, and fled from the scene. Borkot Ullah was found in the street...

Marte Leads District 1 City Council Race; Rivera Cruises to Victory

Photo: Marte 2021 Following New York City's democratic primary June 22, Chris Marte holds a sizable lead in the District 1 City Council contest. But since results from absentee ballots and ranked choice ballots for rounds 2-5 will trickle out...

Remember to Vote on Tuesday If You Haven’t Already!

Today (Sunday) is the last day of early voting in new York City's primary election. Election Day is Tuesday, so you still have a chance to make sure your voice is heard. New Yorkers are obviously picking a new...

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Photo by Roger Bultot - Tenement Museum's reopening block party. --An 82-year-old man was pushed to the ground by a man who stole his cane and took off from the Big Apple Deli on East Broadway. Cops arrested a suspect,...

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Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week: --A look at the District 1 City Council race, where land use issues are Topic A. --Speaking of which, early voting has begun for the NYC Primary...
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Here’s How the Lower East Side is Doing in the Battle Against Covid-19

Photo: Gouverneur Health, November 2020. None of us want to revisit those scenes from the height of the pandemic --...
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