Andrew Cohen

Andrew is a life-long resident of the Lower East Side. He attended the University at Albany and graduated in 2005. His previous writing credits include covering Edgie’s Hoops for the Grand Street News. You can often find him running on the treadmill at the Seward Park gym.

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Yankee Pitcher Ivan Nova Signed Autographs at Fine Fare Yesterday

Posted September 24, 2013 at 6:05 am

Ivan Nova, the Yankees’ best starting pitcher since the All-Star Break, dropped by the Fine Fare location on Clinton Street yesterday afternoon. His appearance transpired just one day after the baseball club held Mariano Rivera Day at Yankee Stadium to sign autographs and take pictures with some of his fans. The event at Fine Fare […]

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Pathmark on Cherry Street Closing at End of December

Posted October 1, 2012 at 6:49 am

For nearly thirty years, Pathmark has served the Lower East Side community, from the Manhattan Bridge and Rutgers Houses to all parts north.

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M9 Bus Making a Comeback in 2013

Posted July 23, 2012 at 9:28 am

Residents of Lower Manhattan can breathe a sigh of relief as the M9 bus route will not only be restored, but also extended.



The 2012 PAL “Playstreets” Program

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

With the increase in crime across the city through the early part of the summer, Assemblyman Sheldon Silver has successfully pushed to have the Police Athletic League (“PAL”) open one of its programs on the Lower East Side.

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Showdown in Chinatown Happens Tonight in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Last modified July 20, 2012 at 1:05 am

The fifth annual Showdown in Chinatown to benefit the Steve Nash Foundation happens tonight at 6:30pm in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Stanton.

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New Permitting System for Intercity Bus Industry

Posted June 19, 2012 at 10:29 am

With the influx of intercity buses in the clogging Manhattan streets and causing major traffic congestion, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced the passage of legislation that will create a new permitting system for the industry.


Construction on New Coleman Skatepark Begins Next Month

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

The recreation committee of CB3 held their monthly meeting last night to discuss the issues of remodeling Coleman Playground and also improvements to the Hamilton Fish Recreation Center.

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Plans Unveiled to Improve Safety of Delancey Street

Posted February 9, 2012 at 8:29 am

It is Manhattan’s version of the “Boulevard of Death.” Manhattan’s version of Queens Boulevard. The point where the Williamsburg Bridge empties onto Delancey Street.

Plans for Delancey Underground “Low Line” Presented to CB3

Last modified September 22, 2011 at 9:47 am

James Ramsey and Dan Barasch, the founders of this innovative project presented their bold plan to Community Board 3 at last night’s Land Use and Zoning committee meeting.

Recap: Showdown in Chinatown 2011

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:18 am

The 4th annual Showdown in Chinatown was held last night at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the heart of the Lower East Side. Full review after the jump!

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