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Seward Park Art Installation Opens Saturday With LES Historical Discussion

You may have noticed artist Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong’s In Retrospect, a piece recently installed in front of the Seward Park Library. Coming up tomorrow …

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(Sponsored) Essex Crossing Hosts Street Artist Scavenger Hunt

Win original works of art by local street artists Sonni, Claw Money, Hanksy, and Lexi Bella in the Essex Crossing scavenger hunt! Each artist will leave their tags inside Sites 1, 2, 5, and 6. If you are able to spot and photograph all 16 tags… …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Opens 7th Season Tomorrow Night

The 7th Annual Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off tomorrow night with a diverse lineup of films from up-and-coming directors plus the usual wacky assortment of special events complete with free beer!. …

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Bluestockings Bookstore Celebrates 18 Years This Saturday

Everybody’s favorite volunteer-powered and collectively-owned radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center, Bluestockings, is celebrating their 18th anniversary on Saturday, June 3, from …

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Happening on the Lower East Side This Week

Your holiday weekend guide… …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

The Lower East Side Film Festival has announced its upcoming slew of events happening June 8 – 15. The team promises “a huge line-up of …

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Happening This Week on the Lower East Side

The weekend is jam-packed with special events in celebration of Lower East Side History Month, and it looks like a sunny spring forecast. So let’s get started! …

Corlears Hook Park, April 2016. Photo by Mona Manahi.

Corlears Hook Announces 2017 Schedule, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

Friends of Corlears Hook Park, the non-profit group that works to maintain and revitalize Corlears Hook Park for the benefit of the general public …

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Spectrum Musical Space Departs Ludlow Street For Fort Greene

The Lower East Side is losing another of its distinctive performance spaces. In an email blast today, Spectrum announced it would be closing its intimate classical music hall …

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Celebrate Lag B’Omer in the Siempre Verde Garden on Sunday

There are all sorts of activities coming up this weekend as part of Lower East Side History Month. One happening you might want to …