60 Essex Street

People Keep Throwing Dirty Diapers on the Doorstep of Essex Crossing

Posted January 7, 2019 at 5:02 am

It’s raining shit down on Essex Street. Quite literally. At least one resident of the Seward Park Extension housing complex is tossing dirty diapers out the window. And on a regular basis. Apparently, this trend has been ongoing for at least the last year. However, chances are it won’t last once Essex Crossing debuts its […]

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Founded on the Lower East Side, B’nai Brith Celebrates 175 Years

Posted October 19, 2018 at 5:08 am

The oldest Jewish service organization in the world began here on the Lower East Side, and this year celebrates a major milestone. B’nai Brith International (“Sons of the Covenant”) – now in its 175th year – was founded on Essex Street in October 1843 by a dozen immigrants of German-Jewish descent. Of course, at that […]

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