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Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street on Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, Kehila Kedosha Janina, the Lower East Side’s Greek synagogue, will be hosting its 4th annual Greek Jewish Festival. …

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New Exhibition Showcases Meryl Meisler’s Remarkable Lower East Side Photos From the 1970s & 1980s

The prolific New York City photographer, Meryl Meisler, has teamed up with The Storefront Project to present, “LES YES,” photographs of the Lower East Side during the 1970s and 1980s. …

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Exhibition Opening Friday Explores Essex Street Market’s Histories Before the Big Move

It’s almost time to say goodbye to the old Essex Street Market, which has operated out of the same facility on the Lower East Side since 1940 …

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Lower East Side History Month is Happening in May

Lower East Side History Month, an annual celebration of the neighborhood’s rich and diverse history, is right around the corner. …

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The Egg House is Now Open

Photos by Christopher Maher

This story was written by Christopher Maher.

Early April has proved drearier than one might hope, but things are looking …

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In Eliza Bent’s “Aloha, Aloha,” Exploring Cultural Appropriation with Verve

Writer and performer Eliza Bent’s latest play, “Aloha, Aloha or When I Was Queen,” premiered this past weekend at Abrons Arts Center. …

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Artists Wanted: Open Call For Art Installations at The Clemente Open Studio Event

Our friends at The Clemente have asked us to pass along info about their open call for installations at the upcoming Open Studio event happening this May. There is still time to apply and artists from all disciplines are encouraged to propose creative use of this local arts space. …

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Lower East Side Voices: Modern Love Club

Our Lower East Side Voices series continues today with a look at the Modern Love Club, a unique business on First Avenue that combines …

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Artists Invited to Apply For Community-Focused Residency in Seward Park

If you’re an artist with a passion for community engagement, here’s an opportunity you’ll want to consider. …

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Learn to Document New York’s Mom-and Pop Stores With James & Karla Murray

The local photographers, James & Karla Murray, have used their creative talents to help raise awareness of New York City’s endangered mom-and-pop stores. In …