Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:05 am
The New York Immigrant Coalition organized a mass protest yesterday evening in response to President Trump’s immigration policies. Specifically, proposed changes (announced Saturday) to the so-called “Public Charge” rule, which could potentially restrict green cards for low-income immigrants. The well-attended action took place during rush hour at the corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets, (appropriately) […]
Last modified April 26, 2017 at 2:23 pm
The Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side is demanding that Councilwoman Margaret Chin step down. The grassroots organization, which counts more than a dozen other local groups in its ranks, claims that the politician is firmly in the pocket of big-money developers. That’s not a stretch, either. One need only have attended […]
Former Tenants of 128 Hester Street Demand Relocation Payments from Landlord 7 Years After Demolition and Displacement
Posted December 17, 2016 at 5:18 am
Seven years a blight. The junkyard that is now 128 Hester Street remains an urban wasteland, and doubles as icon of developer greed. It’s a dangerous pit of detritus cordoned off with chain-link fencing. There has been no activity here since the building demolition displaced eight families in 2009. It began with alleged neglect by […]
Posted January 29, 2013 at 6:28 am
End the East Side violence. That’s the message behind a community rally scheduled for Thursday evening.
Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:18 am
A few weeks after a highly-visible rally outside Bialystoker Nursing Home on East Broadway, organizers have just planned another such get-together for August 23.
Posted August 3, 2011 at 6:28 am
The Bialystoker Nursing Home, a fixture of the Lower East Side community for eighty years, is set to close its doors in October. More after the jump!