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Lower East Side, New York City
Editor of a community news web site for the Lower East Side
Interests: journalism, writing, culture, community news
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Mar 15, 2010
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There's word from the Fire Department's press office that no one was transported to the hospital after an accident on Grand Street last night at around 945pm. It looked like it could have been a bad one: the white truck... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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An accident involving at least three cars at Grand and Montgomery. Right now firefighters are surrounding a car that was tipped on its side. No word yet on victims. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Photo from the Wandering Eater It was a dark day last summer when devotees of the Dessert Truck learned the city was pulling their mobile food vendor's permit. Now there's this bit of good news: we're told the company's brick-and-mortar... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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MTA, DOT unveil East Side transit plan. The Daily News urges the Assembly not to "wreck charter schools." Should the city require developers to pay workers a living wage? Gotham Gazette looks at the issue and polls the City Council.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Basketball City co-sponsored a Lebron James "community day" at Pier 36 in September A neighborhood coalition agreed last night to work within the framework of Community Board 3 to address concerns about community access at Basketball City, a private facility... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Earlier today we were pleased to see the Museum at Eldridge Street has launched a new blog. In one of the first posts, Education Coordinator Nina Cohen says: Our hope for this blog is to give you a behind-the-scenes peek... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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There's a new culinary star in the neighborhood, who's apparently just as adept with a camera phone as he is with a butcher's knife. Nate Appleman, recruited by Keith McNally to run Pulino's Bar & Pizzaria, has been a busy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Two nights ago, at The Educational Alliance, representatives from the Park Slope Food Co-op (PSFC) and the East 4th Street Food Co-op (4SFC) offered advice and answered questions about how to begin the process of forming a food co-op. After... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Vintage Census Takers from the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative collection It might be a new decade already, but the city hasn't shaken off the 2009 recession just yet. In this tough economy, with relatively few employment opportunities, the United States... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Neither More Nor Less In our News Links this morning, we included Bob Arihood's coverage of the double stabbing last night at the Pyramid Club on Avenue A. A few more details from Channel 7 on the incident, involving two... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Just in, a statement from Rep. Carolyn Maloney's office: The toll of human suffering in Haiti is unimaginable and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the earthquake zone. President Obama has directed the full force of U.S. government... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Fresh off their appearance on David Letterman, the Hot Rats take their act to the Bowery Ballroom tonight. The duo is a side project of Brit alt rock band Supergrass. Gaz Coombes and Danny Goffey say the Hot Rats is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Pier 36, the future home of Basketball City Community organizations will be going before the parks committee of Community Board 3 tonight, continuing to press their case for changes to an agreement with Basketball City. The private company, preparing to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Given the large amount of federal money at stake, it appears inevitable Democrats in Albany will vote to raise the charter school cap. But they're also pushing for changes in the way charters are awarded that would give the state's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at The Lo-Down
State Senator Daniel Squadron is out with his take on today's agreement on ethics reform. He has made it a signature issue. Like most of his colleagues, Squadron says the agreed-upon bill is a step in the right direction, if... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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The Salvation Army's former home on the Bowery Back in July, Community Board 3 made a stand against the restaurant Koi, which hoped to move into the old Salvation Army building on the Bowery. Opposing a liquor license for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
All over New York, people are reacting to the devastating earthquake that struck last night. Tonight from 5-8pm, the Lolita Bar is doing its part to help. They'll be offering $4 drafts, well drinks and margaritas - a dollar from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
A short time ago, leaders in the State Assembly and Senate announced they've reached a deal on ethics reform. According to a press release, the proposed reforms would: ...create an autonomous, fixed-term investigative body to oversee legislative ethics, require greater... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Anytime a bicyclist is hurt or killed on the streets of Lower Manhattan, Bill di Paolo makes a point of getting to the scene as quickly as he possibly can. The founder and executive director of the environmental and bicycling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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City Councilmember Rosie Mendez is among a group that will travel to Puerto Rico to meet with the family of Jorge Steven López Mercado, a gay teenager who was murdered. A benefit was held last night at the Nuyorican Poets... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
This just in from Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's office: Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb today will announce the introduction of sweeping ethics and campaign finance reform legislation. The legislation... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Photo from: Neither More Nor Less Lilly O'Donnell grew up in the neighborhood. She fondly recalls going to Ray's Candy Store with her grandfather. Now, along with other supporters of a neighborhood institution, Lilly is trying to save Ray Alvarez... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down