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‘Celebrating the Heroes of Our City’ Mural Receiving Much-Needed Facelift

Posted August 23, 2013 at 10:15 am

CITYarts, the organization that connects local youth with artists to create inspirational pieces and a sense of community empowerment, is giving the 210-foot long mural a much needed facelift.

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Corlear’s Hook and Its Hooker History

Last modified January 31, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Allison B. Siegel returns with another epic Lower East Side history. Corlear’s Hook and the origins of the word “hooker.” More after the jump!

McDonald’s Filmed Commercial on Grand Street; Ronald Lovin’ It

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

The Lower East Side received a visit from annoying corporate clown Ronald McDonald yesterday afternoon.

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