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Recent Stories

‘Open Streets’ Create Open Trash Mess on Lower East Side

The intersection of Orchard and Broome Streets has become a dumping grounds on weekends, according to several neighbors. Comparisons abound to Hell Square immediately north of Delancey Street. This block, like many others, takes advantage of the city’s “Open Streets” plan that allows restaurants to push onto the streets and sidewalks to serve customers. A […]

Getting by: Hugging Trees with Vicki Rovere on Ludlow Street

In our ongoing series “Getting By,” Lower East Side residents and business owners share, in their own words, how they’re navigating the new normal of pandemic times. In this installment, operator of the longtime Ludlow Street Free Store, Vicki Rovere, penned her thoughts. I live alone, and after a while in lockdown, I really hankered […]

Sam Chang Plans 13-Story Hotel to Replace Chinatown Garage

Another downtown parking garage is doomed for replacement, with a new hotel on the way. Down at 62 Mulberry Street, the five-floor car-park is ready for redevelopment. Prolific hotelier Sam Chang is gunning to construct a thirteen-story beast, with design by frequent collaborator Gene Kaufman Architect. The proposed hotel will boast 103 keys spread across […]

Nitecap Says Goodnight to Rivington Street After Six Years

Nitecap probably needs one right about now. The basement bar – founded in 2014 by David Kaplan and Alex Day of Death & Co. fame – announced its permanent closure on Instagram last night, citing challenges due to COVID-19 and debts still owed. Nitecap closed down, with the rest of the city, at the outset […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Celebrate 20 Years by Sharing Footage from First Show at Mercury Lounge

You’re old. But you were young then. Perhaps you caught a fringe group at Mercury Lounge that night twenty years ago. Yeah Yeah Yeahs were just another on a stacked bill September 25, 2000, alongside other relative unknowns, including Candy Darlings, Kid Congo Powers, and The White Stripes (who had released their debut record months […]