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(Opinion) Let’s Call Samuel Dickstein Plaza Pitt Street!

Earlier this month, the New York Times revisited efforts to rename Samuel Dickstein Plaza, a small stretch below Grand Street, for Henry Street Settlement founder Lillian Wald. Susan LaRosa, who works for Henry Street, believes the move would right...

Another Look: The Lower East Side Street Named For a Soviet Spy

Washington is, of course, consumed by the growing scandal around Team Trump's ties to Russia and the investigation of Russian interference in the American presidential election. This week the New York Times reminds us that a son of the...

Op/Ed: Samuel Dickstein Plaza, Named For a Soviet Spy, Should Be Rebranded

This month in our print magazine, we debuted a new regular feature: a guest opinion column we're calling "Local Voices."  The first opinion piece was written by Susan LaRosa of Henry Street Settlement.  If you've got something to say...

Follow-up: East Broadway Manhole Explosion

Here's an update on last night's manhole explosions on East Broadway (near Samuel Dickstein Plaza). We just got off the phone with Con Edison spokeswoman D. Joy Faber, who said workers are making repairs on corroded electrical cables today...
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