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Masaryk Towers Project Finally Underway

Various dignitaries braved the sweltering heat this afternoon to celebrate the beginning of a long awaited renovation project.  Thanks to $8 million from the...

Morning Photos: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Destroyed By Fire

Here are the first heartbreaking photos this morning from 60 Norfolk St., the former Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue, which was ravaged by fire last night.

Small Fire Draws Heavy FDNY Presence on Stanton Street

At around 12:30 this afternoon, firetrucks rushed to the corner of Ludlow and Stanton streets after a small fire started in a wall on...

L+M and CIM Group Detail Massive Project in Two Bridges Area

L+M Development Partners and the CIM Group are unveiling plans tonight for a new project at 260 South St. that will add more than one-million square feet of residential and commercial space in the Two Bridges neighborhood.

More on Ed. Alliance’s Revamp, Art School Changes

Last month, the Educational Alliance announced it planned a top-to-bottom, multi-million dollar renovation of its flagship building at 197 East Broadway.   Today we have...

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Photo: Early morning ping pong at Luther Gulick Park. In the news: --The Times endorses Dan Goldman in the New York District 10 Democratic...

Celebrating Delancey Street Changes, and Planning Future Plaza Improvements

Last week, Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, local elected officials and community leaders gathered on Delancey Street to celebrate the new safety improvements...

Basketball City Floors Ruined By Hurricane Sandy

It's been a tough month for Bruce Radler, the owner of Basketball City, the brand new recreational facility on Pier 36.  Hurricane Sandy completely...

The Allure Group Prepares to Open New Nursing Home at 45 Rivington St.

Rivington House, the nursing home for AIDS patients, shut down in November of last year. Now a new owner has taken over the building...

Ghostbusters Trailer: What’s That “Seward” Subway Stop All About?

Have you seen the new trailer for "Ghostbusters," The highly anticipated sequel to the 1984 cult classic is due out in July. The gritty...

Two Bridges Leaders Press For Community Role at Rutgers Slip Pavilion (Updated)

Earlier this month, we reported that the city has hired a new construction manager to complete the long-delayed Pier 35 eco-park and a section...

Followup: Copper Wire Theft Could Have Sparked Fire in Delancey Street Train Station

More this morning on yesterday's fire and resulting evacuation of three subway lines on Delancey Street, from Essex to the Bowery. WNBC reported...

Success Academy Presents LES Charter School Proposal Tonight

Battles over charter schools are nothing new on the Lower East Side. In 2010, parents were divided over the siting of the Girls Prep...

Soho House Reps and Local Residents Discuss Lower East Side Plans

A few new developments today regarding Soho House's controversial bid for a liquor license at 139 Ludlow St., where the private members' club plans...

Soho House Sets Sights on 139-141 Ludlow St.

For the past few months rumors have been floating around that Soho House, the elite private club, was planning to open a new location...

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