Tuesday, June 25, 2019

News

Members of the Chinatown Working Group gather for a press conference in support of the Lower East Side Organized Neighbors (LESON).

Two Bridges Lawsuit Win for Lower East Side Organized Neighbors

Dozens of supporters gathered outside of the New York County Courthouse Wednesday morning ahead of a hearing to halt the construction of four new towers in the Two Bridges area of Manhattan....

Lower Manhattan Private Sector Employment Exceeds Immediate Pre-9/11 Levels

Private-sector employment in Lower Manhattan has swelled to 251,224 private-sector employees, rebounding past immediate pre-9/11 levels and fulfilling the promise to return as a vibrant and essential commercial district for the nation,...

Stringer and Constantinides Propose Bold Efforts Against Climate Change at Waterfront Conference

The specter of Hurricane Sandy hung heavy over the 2019 Waterfront Conference, “Rising Seas, Rising Risks.” The Waterfront Alliance hosted the conference on a boat in Hudson River Park, a reminder of...

Celebrating 25 Years of Taste of Tribeca

In honor of Taste of Tribeca's 25th iteration we chatted with four people involved: Tracy Nieporent, Director of Marketing & Partner of the Myriad Restaurant Group whose restaurant Tribeca Grill has been...

Visit the Gorgeously Redesigned Lobby at 55 Broad Street

The Rudin Family, one of New York City’s leading owners, operators and developers of privately owned real estate, has completed construction of the redesigned lobby of its distinctive 30-story office building at...

Celebrate the LES Community with Bonsai Kakigōri

Beloved Japanese dessert shop Bonsai Kakigōri could formerly only be found at the Canal Street Market and pop-ups like Smorgasburg. They recently opened their first solo brick-and-mortar shop on the Lower East...