Developers Win Battle In Years-Long Fight Against High-Rise Towers In Two Bridges After Appeals Court Overrules Previous Decision
Two other lawsuits are pending.
Aug 28, 2020 11:43 AM
Judge Sides With LES Groups In Fight Against High-Rise Towers In Two Bridges
Community groups are using the latest rulings to push for efforts to rezone the neighborhood altogether.
Feb 26, 2020 2:57 PM
Lower East Side Water Main Break Floods Streets Under FDR
This is the fourth water main break in Manhattan this year.
Feb 11, 2020 11:42 AM
Lower East Side Loses Popular Chinese Supermarket
The New Fuzhou Supermarket held down the corner of Henry and Rutgers for years.
Jan 10, 2020 4:09 PM
'Enough Is Enough': Activists See Momentum In Court Victories Against Highrise Developers
'The message is that the rule of law applies to people who want to spend a lot of money building big buildings in New York. In 2019, that is a change.'
Updated: Aug 7, 2019 8:42 PM
Judge Rules That Two Bridges Cannot Proceed Without Full Public Review Process
The decision marked a significant and stunning defeat for a high-profile development that would have dramatically raised the skyline along the Lower East Side and Chinatown waterfront.
Updated: Aug 2, 2019 9:35 AM
Court Decision Throws Another Wrench Into Supertall Plan At Two Bridges
As a result of the ruling, JDS now needs to negotiate development rights with a neighboring lease holder in order to build a planned 1,008-foot residential tower.
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 3:43 PM
Judge Grants Temporary Halt On Two Bridges Mega Development After Hearing Three Lawsuits
'These are huge towers,' Judge Arthur Engoron said. 'I’ve lived in the city my whole life. You can’t just do this because the zoning allows it. I just can’t believe this is the case.'
Updated: Jun 6, 2019 10:21 AM
Arts & Entertainment
This Shiny Giant Cheese-Grater Tower?
The 'intersection of grit and glamour' is both everywhere and nowhere at all.
Updated: Apr 11, 2019 4:24 PM
Former Momofuku Ko Chef Opens Golden Diner In Two Bridges
Samuel Yoo's Two Bridges outpost offers updated spins on comfort classics.
Updated: Mar 27, 2019 1:14 PM
LES And Chinatown Community Groups Sue City Over Two Bridges Mega Development
A coalition of community groups are suing the city to stop a multi-billion dollar mega development of four high-rise towers that some locals fear will greatly exacerbate gentrification.
Updated: Mar 24, 2019 8:54 AM
Can Lawsuits Stop Four More Gigantic Towers From Going Up In Two Bridges?
'What I deserve is light and air and a decent place to live.'
Updated: Jan 25, 2019 3:25 PM
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