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DNAinfo and Gothamist Websites Shut Down by Founder Joe Ricketts After Vote to Unionize

Lower East Side – In a letter to DNAinfo and Gothamist readers dated November 2, 2017, CEO and founder Joe Ricketts states, “Today I’ve made the difficult decision to discontinue publishing DNAinfo and Gothamist. Reaching this decision wasn’t easy, and it wasn’t one I made lightly.” Ricketts went on to say, “progress hasn’t been sufficient

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One Bedroom Penthouse Coop For Sale in Seward Park

Lower East Side – A rare opportunity to own this 18th floor penthouse coop apartment in the Seward Park Coop complex. The apartment is about 750 sq ft and has lots of closet space. The terrace is 23′ x 12′ and has a SE facing. Gets plenty of sun most of the day. The interior

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Puerto Rico Unidos Fundraiser Concert

Lower East Side – This coming Sunday the 22nd, come down to the Amphitheater in the East River Park and support relief efforts for hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. See the posting on our EVENTS calendar https://www.lowereastside.com/event/lower-east-side-puerto-rico-unidos-fundraiser-concert/. There is a Sugested Donation of $10 and all proceeds will go to the Voices For Puerto Rico Foundation

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Meet Your District Leaders May 23, 7:00 pm

Tonight you can sit down in a personal setting, the home of District Leader Karen Blatt, and meet her and District Leader, lawyer and local realtor Jacob Goldman, for some one-on-one conversation. It’s a great opportunity to meet your District Leaders and hear their views and perspectives on the ongoing growth and development occurring on

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Sammy’s Roumanian Gets a Facelift

It’s been decades since 157 Chrystie Street has changed its facade but the time has finally arrived. Meet the face of the new and improved Famous Sammy’s Roumanian Style Restaurant, serving the biggest skirt steak on the planet. And I do mean biggest. If you like steak, and skirt steak in particular, make your reservation

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Bobby Weiss Real Estate Offering 1.9% Commission Rate to Sell Apartments

Bobby Weiss Real Estate is now offering the lowest commission rate in the state of New York. Only 1.9% to sell your apartment. Our gift to you. Why pay more? We can do a better job than any other broker and we do it for less – MUCH LESS. If you sell a $1,000,000 apartment,

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UPDATE: Goldman Closing Sale of Sunshine Cinema on Wednesday May 17. Property Already Flipped to Overseas Buyers for a Huge Profit

New information has come in on the Sunshine Cinema. The closing is taking place on May 17th and the buyer has already “flipped” the property for millions of dollars in profit. It may have even been flipped twice apparently. Employees at the theater are wondering if they will be forced out in January, about the

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BREAKING NEWS: Sunshine Cinema SOLD! (well almost – there’s a “hard” contract out)

You knew it was going to happen eventually and now the time has come. Say goodbye to the Sunshine Cinema. A true gem of a movie theater to say the least. You will be missed immensely but once again nothing stands in the way of gentrification on the Lower East Side and the sun has

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Stephan Ruch: Sand-Art Currently on Display at ARTIFACT

I stopped off at ARTIFACT last night to check out some of their current works on display. I highly recommend you stop off and see the work up close and personal for yourself. I was very impressed with Stephan Ruch’s Sand-Art as well as with the art by Sagi Tarbal. “Watercolor and sand paintings by

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Fight Night On Norfolk Street

                Last night on Rivington Street a MAJOR brawl broke out between two competing groups of about 5 people each. Belts were drawn and wrapped around hands. Bottles were broken at the bottom and used as weapons. Shirts came off. Blood was gushing everywhere. Not to make it

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