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–Essex crossing teases its new high-end condo building at 202 Broome St. [Curbed]

–A YIMBY group, Open New York, is making a case for affordable …

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- The Lower East Side Ecology Center’s popular compost yard is under threat as the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project looms. [Curbed]

– Neighborhood real …

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–Outside a hookah bar near East 7th Street and Avenue A, cops kill a gunman who had reportedly fatally shot another man during an altercation. …

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–Big real estate, including two landlords with significant Lower East Side holdings (Cammeby’s International and Taconic Investment Partners), are reportedly going after Democratic state senators …

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–A recap of the City Planning Commission hearing for the large new complex to be built on the rubble of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue on …

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–It has become increasingly difficult to hold government accountable as large media outlets slash their local news budgets. While smaller news sites have tried to …

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–An analysis released by the city shows that the new 14th Street busway is boosting ridership and cutting commuting times without snarling traffic. [Daily News]



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–Students stage a walkout at Pace High School to protest a lack of sports resources for black and Latino youth. [Daily News]

–NYCHA once again …

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–A fight among homeless men in the 2nd Avenue subway station ended in a stabbing. Two victims suffered non-fatal injuries. Cops are looking for three …

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–A bankruptcy court appointed broker is trying to unload a 46,000 commercial building at 55 Chrystie Street. He claims many owners of multi-family residential buildings …

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–The Market Line at Essex Crossing is set to open on Friday with 30 new vendors, including a 200-seat beer hall and a wine bar …

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–A City Council subcommittee approved the controversial resiliency plan for East River Park yesterday, and full Council approval is expected on Thursday. [NY1]

–East Side …

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–Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman praises Essex Crossing in a piece that makes some good points, but is also loaded with factual errors and mischaracterizations of …

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–Searching for answers: Why Chuen Kwok, one of four murder victims in Chinatown, became homeless during the twilight of his life. [NY1]

–A City Council …

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–The sister of a construction worker killed on the Lower East Side plans to sue the owner of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue, arguing that …