Joseph I. Kramer, the ‘Country Doctor’ of Avenue D, Dies at 96

Shunning the New Jersey suburbs in 1969, he set up a pay-what-you-can practice on the blighted Lower East Side and for three decades was a hero to the poor.

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How a Babka Baron Spends His Sundays

Josh Russ Tupper checks in on the family business, Russ & Daughters. Then, it’s time for drinks and games with friends.

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Finally Making It to Manhattan

For those in other boroughs who dreamed of Manhattan, there was a silver lining to the pandemic: lower rents.

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Tenement Museum Makes Room for Black History

Reopening after a tumultuous year, this Lower East Side institution is addressing the omissions and erasures in the neighborhood’s history — and its own.

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Hearty Basque Food That Hemingway Would Have Understood

Ernesto’s, on the Lower East Side, channels San Sebastián with an unfussy menu and a generous hand.

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A Texas Couple Try a Rent-to-Own Apartment on the Lower East Side

Most apartments are either for sale or for rent. The one they chose was both.

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New York City Takes Another Step Toward Fully Reopening

Tens of thousands of middle school students will be able to return to classrooms later this month for at least part of the week.

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At Dhamaka, Indian Village Food Comes to the City

Chintan Pandya follows up his hit Queens restaurant, Adda, with a celebration of rustic Indian cuisine on the Lower East Side.

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Dancing for Many Cameras, in the Round: ‘It’s Muybridge on Steroids’

Herman Cornejo is collaborating with the “photo-scientist” Steven Sebring to create an immersive onscreen dance experience.

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What Happened When Henry Yao Almost Went Bust

His customers cherished his small business — and him — more than he ever knew.

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New York Has a Cameo in ‘The Crown.’ Here’s What Really Happened.

Princess Diana visited the city in 1989, a trip featured on the Netflix series and remembered fondly by the people she met.

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Miguel Algarín, Force Behind Nuyorican Cafe, Dies at 79

His Lower East Side performance space has been an incubator for poets, playwrights and other artists, many of them not initially embraced by the mainstream.

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Remembering Miguel Algarín, a Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

A fellow writer recalls Algarín, who once wrote that the poet was “the philosopher of the sugar cane that grows between the cracks of concrete sidewalks.”

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An Out-of-the-Ordinary Grocer

Daniel Soares, who grew up in a supermarket family, has opened a curated produce pop-up on the Lower East Side.

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André Gregory: Actor, Director, Artist

He’s been in the theater world for decades, but painting, he says, has taught him a new way of seeing.

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‘Your Dad’s Not Feeling Well’

When he got sick with Covid-19, it opened a window for me to get to know him better.

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Fahim Saleh Murder: Suspect Is Arrested in Grisly Killing

Mr. Saleh, 33, was found dismembered and decapitated inside his Manhattan apartment.

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Dismemberment Killing of Tech C.E.O. ‘Looks Like Professional Job’

Fahim Saleh, 33, was followed into his luxury Manhattan condo by a man dressed all in black, the official said.

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Man’s Dismembered Body Is Found in Luxury Manhattan Condo

An electric saw was found near the man’s torso, law enforcement officials said. Units in the Lower East Side building have sold for more than $2 million.

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3 Long (Haired) Months: Barbershop Before-and-Afters

As salons and barbershops opened up in the city on Monday, New Yorkers relished the opportunity to freshen up.

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Shattered Glass in SoHo as Looters Ransack Lower Manhattan

As the protesters moved north, fringe groups hung back, setting fires, breaking windows and grabbing goods from a string of luxury boutiques.

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Frances Goldin, a Crusader for the Lower East Side, Dies at 95

A neighborhood preservationist, she had significant victories as a protester, provocateur and voice for lost causes.

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