US Uncut NYC Protesting Bank of America

Posted May 2, 2011 at 6:18 am

In the springtime sun of Saturday morning past, an outspoken, yet civil group of demonstrators gathered outside the Bank of America on Delancey for a so-called “teach-in.”

Recap: Saturday’s Little Italy Unity Rally

Posted March 28, 2011 at 6:28 am

Dozens descended upon Little Italy at high noon on Saturday to show their support for the historic neighborhood.

Commemorating the Centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Posted March 26, 2011 at 9:31 am

Hundreds assembled at the foot of the Brown Building in Greenwich Village to honor and remember the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.

Recap: Candlelight Vigil for 35 Cooper Square

Posted February 23, 2011 at 6:49 am

For the second time in three weeks, a passionate group of people gathered in the shadow of 35 Cooper Square to support the preservation of the centuries-old Federal-style house.

35 Cooper Square to Become “Mixed Use Project”?

Posted February 2, 2011 at 6:39 am

More details have come to light regarding 35 Cooper Square.

Rally for SPURA: Remember and Rebuild [Video]

Posted November 8, 2010 at 6:33 am

“8,000 people lost their homes November 1967.” It was under this banner slogan, like last year, that a SPURA gathering was held yesterday afternoon. For the third year running, a small portion of the community turned out to commemorate the neighborhood displacement, including City Councilwoman Margaret Chin and those who were evicted all those years […]

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Pitt Station Post Office Staying Open

Posted November 23, 2009 at 6:26 am

According to Cityroom, the struggling United States Postal Service has cut down their list of post offices to be closed in NYC. Out of the original fourteen, nine are staying open. On the list of saved P.O’s is the Pitt Station Post Office on Clinton Street, which generated plenty of conflict because of its position […]

Law & Order Filming on Broome Street Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Just a couple days ago, dozens gathered to support the re-development of SPURA land for affordable housing.  Today, NBC Universal is using the undeveloped “wasteland” to its advantage; as a set for its crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent.  Filming will be centered on Broome Street between Suffolk and Clinton, as well as Clinton […]

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A Rally for Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA)

Last modified November 23, 2009 at 6:37 pm

Yesterday was a day of activism in the Lower East Side.  For starters, dozens of neighborhood folk gathered at the southeastern corner of Delancey and Suffolk to show support for the re-development of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA), which was cleared back in November 1967. Councilmembers Rosie Mendez and Margaret Chin both spoke, […]

Rally for After School Programs

Last modified July 12, 2009 at 11:42 pm

Later this afternoon, there will be a rally at City Hall to help save the city’s after school programs. We received the following information in our inbox: The “Stand By Our Kids!” Coalition will rally at City Hall on Wed., June 10th at 4pm to urge Mayor Bloomberg to reinstate $6 million for OST2 (Out-of-School […]