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Lower East Side News

Follow-up: Stabbing, Rescue on Henry Street

Yesterday we noted a brief item in the Post about an incident that occurred on Henry Street (near Clinton) Saturday morning. In the story, "Stabbed Man Stuck on Roof,"  the newspaper reported: "A Lower East Side man was stabbed in...

Good Night Irene: A Few More Photos

A few more photos from our late afternoon survey of the neighborhood yesterday. On East Broadway, crews were hard at work alongside Seward Park, where a couple of trees were toppled during the storm. Pumping out a parking garage on...

On Essex: Our New Series

Essex Street, between Grand and Canal: there may be no other place that depicts so dramatically where the Lower East Side has been, and where it's going. While most of the traditional Jewish businesses that once dotted the street...

McWater Threatens to Suspend Work of SPURA Committee

David McWater, chairman of a CB3 committee trying to come up with a plan for the redevelopment of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA), threatened tonight to put the panel's work on indefinite hold. For months, the land...

Community Coalition Releases “SPURA Matters” Report

A coalition of community groups and the Pratt Center for Community Development have released a comprehensive report examining what residents would like to see done with the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA). The initiative, known as "SPURA Matters,"...

Committee Moves Carefully in Search of SPURA Consenus

A commiittee of Community Board 3 met this week, trying to move towards common ground on a plan for the long-delayed Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA). The five parcels at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge near...
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Dick Rivington and the Cat, a Holiday Spectacular, Comes to Abrons Arts Center

The team who brought the fun-filled holiday spectacular, "Jack and the Beanstock," to Abrons a few years ago is...
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