Ludlow Guitars, 172 Ludlow St. Photo from the business's website.

Ludlow Guitars is Relocating to Brooklyn After 17 Years on the Lower East Side

Another beloved Lower East Side independent business is fading away. …

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Summer Movies in Seward Park: The Wizard of Oz

During the summer months, the Seward Park Conservancy and Metrograph Theater are teaming up for special outdoor screenings. The first one is coming up …

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Dixon Place Hosts Annual HOT! Festival Launch Party

Embrace the heat this pride month with Dixon Place’s Annual Hot! Festival opening night party on July 5th. …

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Photographer Thomas Holton on “The Lams of Ludlow Street”

We stopped by the Chatham Street Library last week for photographer Thomas Holton’s talk on his 13 year project, The Lams of Ludlow Street. …

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My LES: Wendy White

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with artist Wendy White. She is a visual artist who has called the Lower East Side home for the better part of the last decade. …

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Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City’s oldest thoroughfare. …

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ICP Museum on the Bowery Opens With Exhibition, “Public, Private, Secret”

The show examines various concepts of privacy today, in relation to the need for public visibility and self-validation in our “post-internet,” age. …

Family Portrait 2004, from The Lams of Ludlow Street, by Thomas Holton

Photographer Thomas Holton Brings “Lams of Ludlow” to Chinatown Tomorrow Night

Photographer Thomas Holton began taking pictures of the Lam family in 2002 and continued to do so, on and off, for 13 years. …

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Simone Leigh’s “The Waiting Room” Opens Tomorrow at the New Museum

Featuring a new installation, a series of “care sessions” and underground public programs, The Waiting Room aims to shift the preconceived ideas of medicine. …

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Make Music New York on the Lower East Side Today!

We’re now officially into the summer season, and it definitely feels like it in NYC today. Throughout the city, the sounds of summer will …