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Over the course of two a half years, the word “change” has come up in many of The Local’s 4,200-plus posts about the East Village. Now it’s time for some change of our own.

Next month the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute will launch an exciting new site with New York magazine. Bedford + Bowery will continue to cover breaking news, big issues, and cultural events in the East Village and Lower East Side while also exploring three kindred neighborhoods directly across the river: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick.

The new site will launch June 17. As The Local publishes its final post today, please bookmark and follow @bedbow on Twitter. You can also sign up for B + B’s newsletter to get top stories delivered to your inbox.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this collaborative experiment in community journalism as much as we have. The Local’s robust archives will remain right here at – because we know how important preservation is to East Villagers. Thanks so much for reading!