Raising Money for Soul Food

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

On September 15th, SoulCycle at 45 Crosby Street hosted a “Sunday Night Soul for God’s Love” event to benefit God’s Love We Deliver, an organization that provides nutritious, individually-tailored meals to New Yorkers who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. Miss USA Erin Brady and Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf joined 50 [&hellip
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When Lady Gaga Was Still Just Stefani

Written by Adam Janos on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

In his new book, author Brendan Jay Sullivan remembers the history of the Lower East Side The “One day, when I’m famous” daydream is shared throughout New York City; by struggling musicians and bullied children; by underpaid barbacks and underappreciated college students alike. The counterpoint daydream: “One day, when someone I know is famous” probably [&hellip
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Deadline for 9/11 Compensation Draws Near

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

On Monday, September 9, local elected officals gathered to draw attention to the impending deadline for victims of 9/11 to register for benefits related to the Victims’ Compensation Fund (VCF).  The financial compensation available through the VCF applies to injured and ill 9/11 first-responders and survivors. Those sites include not only the World Trade Center, [&hellip
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Flu Shots for Lower Manhattan

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

This Saturday, September 14, Monte Sion Christian Church will be hosting a flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at 297 East Third Street, between Avenues C and D on the Lower East Side. The clinic is sponsored and administered by Duane Reade pharmarcy and Manhattan Together, an organization comprised of members of [&hellip
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Parents Fight Back Against Co-Location

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Community leaders say there’s not enough space and class size will increase A proposal by the Department of Education to co-locate an early college program in the same building as the Neighborhood University High School on the Lower East Side has been met with staunch resistance from community leaders and parents.  The proposal would add [&hellip
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