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Public Workshops Scheduled For East River Flood Protection Plan

During the next couple of weeks, you have three opportunities to weigh in on the developing plans for a flood barrier that's planned along the East River from 23rd Street to Montgomery Street. Last year, the federal government awarded...

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May 18, 2015 | Michael Tsang noticed a little sword dancing going on along the East River | Weather: Rain showers possible early followed by cloudy skies and a high of 66 | Happening Today: Penny Arcade's "Longing Lasts...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | Karlin Chan took this photo along the East River | Weather: Hello summer? Mostly cloudy today with a high of 89. The humidity at this hour is 93% | Happening Today: Community Board 3's...

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Greta Cohen had a great view of last night's rainbow over the East River | Weather: Mostly cloudy today, especially in the afternoon, with a high of 54 | Happening Today: Johnny Abrahams debuts news...

Mayor Announces New Funding For Lower Manhattan Flood Protection (Updated 3/16)

Mayor de Blasio announced today that more money will be pouring into Lower Manhattan for storm protection. The federal government has already awarded $335 million to the city for a bridging berm from 23rd Street to Montgomery Street. From...

Video: Meet “The Dryline,” Coming Soon to the East River

The Dryline - BIG Teams Vision for Rebuild by Design from BIG on Vimeo. The city is moving forward with  a $335 million plan to create a flood barrier along the East River from East 23rd Street down to Montgomery...

Task Force Begins Planning For $335 Million East River Flood Barrier

Tomorrow night at the Manny Cantor Center, local residents have an opportunity to speak out regarding the $335 million plan to create a flood barrier and expanded recreational area along the East River. The public hearing is one of...

Louis CK at East River Park: See the Scene That Won Him an Emmy

If you're a fan of Louie on FX, you already know quite a few scenes are shot on the Lower East Side.  One of them is this famous clip from the season four episode, titled, "So Did the Fat...

Lower East Side Awarded $335 Million For East River Barrier

This morning at the Jacob Riis Houses, top local and federal officials gathered to announce the winners of a design competition meant to protect vulnerable areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy from future storms.  Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing...

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It will be cooler today with some heavy rain.  Look for an early spring temperature of 50 degrees.  The sunshine will be back for the weekend with highs around 60 degrees! Send us tips & photos | Subscribe via email | Like...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...
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