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Photo by Susan Levinson, January 5, 2022. Some of the stories that caught our eye in the past week: --Yao Pan Ma, a Chinese immigrant who was brutally attacked last spring while collecting cans in East Harlem, has died....

New Testing Sites Open as Covid Cases Rise

As Covid cases continue to rise across New York, the city and state governments are scrambling to boost testing capacity. A city-run testing facility opened today (Monday, Jan. 27) at Marta Valle High School, 145 Stanton St. It's one...

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Photo: Locals line up on Sunday at a Covid vaccination site on Broome Street. --New Yorkers have also been lining up for free Covid home test kits at select locations, including some on the Lower East Side. --An in-depth...

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Some of the stories that caught our eye on the Lower East Side in the past week: --State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou is challenging State Senator Brian Kavanagh in next year's Democratic primary. --The City Council approved the Soho rezoning....

East River Park Construction Resumes After City Claims Victory in Lawsuit

You can expect work to resume at East River Park in the coming week, where crews are continuing to demolish familiar features of the 82-year-old recreational space. New York's Court of Appeals dismissed on Thursday a legal challenge that...

There’s Still Time to Register for 9/11 Benefits, Sponsored by Pitta and Baione

Were you there? The recent deadline doesn't mean it's too late to register. If you or a loved one were there, contact us now. Pitta & Baione can help you protect your rights and preserve your claim to free healthcare and financial...

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order, East River Park Work Goes on Regardless

It was a busy and dramatic week in East River Park as the legal skirmishes continued over the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. The long-delayed project got underway on Monday in a section of the park below Stanton Street,...

East River Park Construction Resumes Monday

Construction crews will be back on the job Monday at East River Park, resuming the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project after an appeals court lifted a temporary restraining order. Fencing has gone up in the park, including along the...

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Photo: A view of Chinatown from the Manhattan Bridge. Lower East Side news and notes from the past week: --The East Side Coastal Resiliency Project was supposed to be a collaborative planning triumph, uniting the neighborhood's many constituencies and...

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Photo: It's that time. Saturday on East Houston Street at Norfolk Street. Some of the stories that caught our eye on the Lower East Side in the past week: --Sen. Chuck Schumer came to the Lower East Side to...
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Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring Lineup

Abrons Arts Center has announced its Spring 2022 Season. Offering a variety of multidisciplinary programming, the season leans into...
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