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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...

Early Voting Begins June 12 for NYC Primary Election

New York City's primary election is June 22, but believe it or not, the voting actually begins in just a few days. There's early voting this year, from June 12 to June 20, although you still have the option...

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Here are some of the stories that made news on the Lower East Side in the past week: --48-year-old Alexander Wright was arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime after an attack on a woman of Asian...

State of Lower East Side Housing, via the Furman Center

The NYC Furman Center is out with its annual report, "The State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods." We always take a look at the Lower East Side-specific data to see how the neighborhood is changing. Here are...

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Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week: --The New York Court of Appeals declined to hear arguments from community groups, meaning the initial legal battle to stop three mega-projects in the Two Bridges area...
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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...
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