Cooper Square Committee

Small Business Owners ‘Permanently Close’ to Demand COVID Relief

Posted February 25, 2021 at 5:08 am

Local small business groups, along with the Cooper Square Committee, East Village Community Coalition, and Village Preservation are hosting a rally today in the name of economic survival. It’s part of a statewide week of activism to find commercial rent relief in the city. With that, businesses who fear forever closure due to rent burdens […]

Local Groups Blast de Blasio for Being ‘Pleased’ with Jared Kushner’s Appointment to Senior White House Adviser

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 10:46 pm

Mayor de Blasio is quite happy (nay, “pleased”) at the appointment of local landlord Jared Kushner to Senior White House Adviser in father-in-law Trump’s administration. Despite Hizzoner’s opposition to the Donald. Perhaps you saw the story, and quotes, published in Politico the other day. “About the person of Jared Kushner — I respect him a […]

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Here’s What Some Local Faith Leaders Are Saying About Notorious Landlord Steve Croman

Posted April 11, 2016 at 5:10 am

Even community religious leaders are now coming out against Steve Croman, one of the most hated men this side of the Hudson. Organized by the Cooper Square Committee and Movement for Justice in El Barrio, thirty-one faith leaders from several religions attempted to deliver letters of admonishment to the notorious landlord’s office (9300 Realty) at […]

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Stores on East 4th Vulnerable to Cooper Square MHA Tax Hike; Keshav Music Departs to Rutgers Street

Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:44 am

The music is no longer playing at 67 East Fourth Street. Within the last few weeks, Keshav Music Imports shuttered and relocated way south to 24 Rutgers. A handwritten note directs customers to the new, much larger (900 square-feet) Lower East Side outpost. There’s a much deeper story here on Fourth Street, though. One that […]

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Celebrate Cafe at the Bowery Poetry Club

Posted February 1, 2010 at 6:11 am

Last week, we reported that the Lower East Side History Project recently joined forces with Fourth Arts Block and the Cooper Square Committee, and will be moving to 61 East Fourth Street on February 2. In the wake of their re-location, the Bowery Poetry Club continues to host a cafe sponsored by the Lower Eastside […]

Lower East Side History Project to Move

Posted January 28, 2010 at 9:34 am

On February 2, the Lower East Side History Project (LESHP) is moving from its current location at the Bowery Poetry Club to Fourth Arts Block (FAB) at 61 East Fourth Street.  The new visitors center, sponsored by LESHP, FAB, and the Cooper Square Committee (CSC), will be open Tuesday – Saturday, from noon to 6 […]