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Despite Ruling, Tenants Displaced by Fire May Not Get Homes Back

Asian, Housing March 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Despite a court order that the landlord of the fire-ravaged building at 289 Grand Street restore the building’s rent-controlled and rent-stabilized apartments, the future of the Chinatown building’s tenants remains unclear, The Villager reported.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #9

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #9

Economy, Featured Posts, New York December 7, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Weekly wrap-up of articles from the ethnic and community press.

The Clemente Cultural Center (Photo via The Lo-Down)

More Changes at Clemente on LES

Culture, Latino, Manhattan January 19, 2017 at 2:37 pm

The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center is getting a new executive director, in addition to continued renovations, reports The Lo-Down.

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks June 3, 2016 at 5:34 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer addressed a lively crowd at the 14th annual Ippies Awards, given by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to honor the best work of the community and ethnic press in the metropolitan area.

Tenement facades on the Lower East Side (Photo by Dave Glass, Creative Commons license)

Landmarking Tenements on the Lower East Side?

History, Housing, Manhattan, Real Estate November 10, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Support is growing to designate part of the Lower East Side as a historic district, The Lo-Down reports.

St. Joseph’s Church (Photo by Joe Chen via The Lo-Down)

Fujianese Parishoners Lose Church in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Religion August 6, 2015 at 10:45 am

The Chinese congregation of the now-shuttered St. Joseph’s Church, the majority of whom come from Fujian province in China, have been encouraged to attend the Church of the Transfiguration. But “ninety-nine percent won’t go,” a parishioner tells The Lo-Down.

Kulwinder "Jani" Singh, co-owner of Punjabi Grocery & Deli, from Tribeca Film Festival video.

A Taxi Stand to Save Punjabi Deli – But ‘There’s a Catch’

Business, Manhattan, South Asian May 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Punjabi Deli on the Lower East side relies on the business of cabbies. A proposal for a “temporary stand” hasn’t mollified the deli owners, The Lo-Down reports.

Little Italy (Photo via The Lo-Down)

Preserving Little Italy by Telling Its Story

History, Manhattan, Western European March 10, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Can Little Italy be saved by paying greater respect to its culture and history? The Lo-Down writes about local leader Victor Papa’s ideas for a master plan with an educational component.

Mural by artist Jessica Blowers at Stanley’s Pharmacy, 31 Ludlow St. (Photo courtesy LES BID via The Lo-Down)

A Plan to Paint 100 LES Gates

Culture, Manhattan January 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm

A Lower East Side project to paint murals on “100 gates” of businesses has received city funding to support the effort, Our Town and The Lo-Down reports.

CB3 chair Gigi Li. (Photo via The Lo-Down)

CB3 Moves to Improve Diversity

Black, Latino, Manhattan, Politics December 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Community Board 3 chair Gigi Li has announced a series of moves that appear responsive to members who criticized her leadership last spring, reports The Lo-Down.

Chef Jonathan Wu of Fung Tu. (Photo via The Lo-Down)

‘A Restaurant Unlike Any in Chinatown’

East Asian, Food, Manhattan August 5, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Chef Jonathan Wu speaks to The Lo-Down about Fung Tu, a Chinatown restaurant with some creative takes on Chinese-American fare, like the Mexican-Chinese dish China-quiles.

"Qalandia 2067" by Wafa Hourani (Photo by Viviane Eng via The Lo-Down)

Work of Arab Artists on View at New Museum

Culture, In the News, Middle Eastern July 16, 2014 at 3:06 pm

In the first museum-wide exhibit of art from the Arab World, the works of 45 contemporary artists are being displayed on the Lower East Side, The Lo-Down reports.

Businessman Urges More Latino Representation on LES

Businessman Urges More Latino Representation on LES

Latino, Manhattan February 20, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Enrique Cruz believes Latinos are underrepresented on Community Board 3, holding only four of the 50 seats, The Lo-Down reports.

Young Designers and members of the Lowline team at the Mark Miller Gallery (Photo by Andrew Einhorn via the Lo-Down)

Designs for the Lowline on View Downtown

Environment, Manhattan February 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm

The Lo-Down reports on an exhibit on Orchard Street that showcases student designs for the proposed subterranean park, the Lowline.

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Residents Decry ‘Chinatown is Not a Bus Depot’

Business, Manhattan, Transportation October 3, 2013 at 6:21 pm

The possibility of more bus stops for the interstate carriers in Chinatown has many frustrated residents up in arms and yet there doesn’t seem to be a legal way to control the growth, reports The Lo-Down.