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Falafix, Stanton Street Falafel Spot, is Now Kosher

Rabbi Aviad Bodner of the Stanton Street Shul let us know yesterday that there’s a new option for people on the Lower East Side who keep kosher. …





Division Street, August Afternoon

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Good Morning! We hope you enjoy the Labor Day holiday. See you back here on Tuesday.





Lower East Side Links

–The great choreographer, Paul Taylor, has died at the age of 88. During the past few years, Taylor lived on the Lower East Side, and his studio is located on Grand Street. [New York Times]

–The case against New York City’s ferry system. [Curbed]

–Questions have been raised about the Boys Club’s decision to ditch its facility on East 10th Street. [Daily News]

–“Can bike polo go legit?” The Gray Lady heads to Sara D. Roosevelt Park in search of answers. [New York Times]

–“Crossing Delancey” Turns 30. [The New York Jewish Week]

 

On the East River

Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office.

Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office.

Good Morning. Here’s a nice shot by Michael Appleton of the mayor’s office during yesterday’s hoopla for the launch of NYC Ferry’s Lower East Side route.

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Everything You Need to Know to Ride the NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route, Sponsored by Hornblower

NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower is excited to announce the launch of its Lower East Side Route this Wednesday, August 29th. The sixth NYC Ferry Route will connect Corlears Hook, Manhattan, and Stuyvesant Cove, Manhattan to hubs on 34th St., Long Island City, and Wall St./Pier 11, connecting millions of New Yorkers to new neighborhoods, growing job centers, housing and more. …

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Apartment of the Week, Sponsored by Sotheby’s International Realty

“MILLION DOLLAR VIEWS, ABUNDANCE OF LIGHT, UNOBSTRUCTED DOWNTOWN AND RIVER VIEWS, BREATHTAKING OUTDOOR SPACE, SMART APARTMENT,” all describe this quintessential architect-designed …

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Mayor Trumpets Launch of Lower East Side Ferry Route

Mayor de Blasio came to the Lower East Side this morning to herald the arrival of the sixth and final route in the city’s new ferry system. …

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Temporary Closure of Suffolk Street between Delancey and Broome Streets – Public Notice (Sponsored)

Site 4 DSA Owner LLC, the developer of 180 Broome Street (Block 346, Lot 175) and Site 3 DSA Owner LLC, the developer of 202 Broome Street (Block 346, Lot 150), are applying for a temporary closure of the segment of Suffolk Street located between Delancey and Broome Streets in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan Community District 3. …

Too Close For Comfort on Orchard Street

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Good Morning! Here was the scene yesterday morning on Orchard Street at Broome Street.

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Construction Begins at 355 Grand St., Site of Demolished Row House From 1820s

In early 2016, the Department of Buildings approved the demolition of 355 Grand St., a nearly 200-year-old row house. …

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Italian Cafe, Bricia, Now Open at 79 Clinton St.

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The storefront on the southwest corner of Clinton and Rivington streets went dark many months ago. Now a new Italian cafe, …

Sunrise on the East River

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Good Morning! Local photographer Daniel Root took this photo yesterday as he walked home from shooting his ongoing series, #NYBarsatDawn.

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Oliver Zabar Readies “Devon” For October Opening on Broome Street

It’s almost the end of the summer, which means food writers are beginning to look forward to fall restaurant arrivals. In the the New York Times, there’s a preview of Devon, a neighborhood spot at 252 Broome St. from Oliver Zabar. …

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PR Push Begins For New Essex Street Market

Scanning the scene at Delancey and Essex streets this morning, you wouldn’t think the new Essex Street Market is scheduled to open to the public in just seven weeks …

Making Every Day Count

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Good Morning! @coquirosendo called this photo “last days of summer.”