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Kids Claymation Explores Proposed ‘Rain Garden’ on Lower East Side Waterfront

Last modified July 1, 2015 at 9:16 am

The Two Bridges Neighborhood Council just released an interesting claymation video that would make Gumby proud to live on the Lower East Side waterfront. Produced in collaboration with the community-based Hester Street Collective, its singular purpose is to message the results of a one-year microclimate study conducted by the Two Bridges Kids After-school Program to better understand […]

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Water Main Bust on Delancey Causes Traffic Hell [UPDATED]

Last modified October 29, 2013 at 6:51 pm

It’s truly amazing how one fire hydrant can cause traffic across the Lower East Side. A busted hydrant on the south side of Delancey near Suffolk Street is spewing a steady stream of water into the roadway. And has been for quite awhile. UPDATE: we are told a water main below the street burst earlier […]

Truck Vs. Tree on Rivington Street

Last modified January 25, 2013 at 6:28 am

One of the six trees lining Rivington Street between Bowery and Chrystie fell to its death yesterday morning.

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Asbestos Abatement Drama at 143 Ludlow Street

Posted September 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

With demolition occurring all around them, holdout tenants at 143 Ludlow Street continue grappling with shady protocol.

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Bowery Sewer Scoop

Posted October 7, 2009 at 6:29 am

Back in June, we touched upon the severe drainage problem at Spring and Bowery.  Specifically that the sewer grate at the northwest corner was clogged beyond comprehension.  Rather than pouring umpteen gallons of Draino, an industrial-sized sewage scooper from the DEP was brought in late last week to alleviate the issue.  It’ll be tested in […]