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Signs of Change in Seward Park

Seward Park is now officially a "Work in Progress."

Lower East Side Links

--After 121 years as a print publication, The Forward will go digital only in the spring. --The city will launch its proposed Soho rezoning in February. --A Whole Foods shopper is suing the grocery chain after an altercation involving...

Sunrise Over the East River

Good morning! Puma Perl captured the sun coming up on the Lower East Side yesterday.
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City Council Will Hold Oversight Hearing on Revised East River Flood Protection Plan

In the community, there are many unanswered questions about the city's sudden decision to overhaul the plan for a flood barrier along the East River.

Following Stroke, Neighbors Come to the Aid of Danny Coffey, “Mayor of Orchard Street”

If you spend any time on lower Orchard Street, you almost certainly know Danny Coffey.

Cuomo Cancels Full L Train Shutdown; Last Minute Decision Met With Relief and Skepticism

Maybe you were dreading the prospect of 80 buses an hour barreling over the Williamsburg Bridge during rush hour.
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Signs of Christmas

There's still time to decorate your tree, but not much! This photo is from @alainlevitt, taken yesterday at the corner of Essex and Canal.  Send us your neighborhood pics at: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram #lodownny

Locals, City Officials Celebrate Partial Debut of Pier 35

Local residents and city officials bundled up yesterday morning to celebrate the partial opening of Pier 35, a new recreational space on the East River near Rutgers Slip. As the Economic Development Corp., which was in charge of construction, noted...

Missing Lower East Side Resident: Dean Andrew Ford

You may have seen posters like this one in the neighborhood or on social media. The family of 21-year-old Dean Andrew Ford, a Lower East Side resident, is desperately trying to find him. He's been missing for Monday. You...
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Seward Park Reopens After November Storm

The other day we mentioned that Seward Park had been shuttered since last month's storm. As you might have noticed, the gates are back open this week. Broken branches were hauled away, but there's still lots of damage in the...
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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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