Richard Tam at the Allen St. location

10 Below Ice Cream Opens on Allen Street Tomorrow

Rolled ice cream is coming to the Lower East Side. Known for its Thai-inspired, hand rolled ice cream prepared on cold metal plates and mixed with a variety of different toppings, 10Below opens a new location tomorrow at 132 Allen St. …




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Hester Street Fair Hosts an Ice Cream Social on Saturday

If you’ve looked ahead to the weekend weather forecast, you already know we’re going to see 90 degrees on Saturday. This means the timing …




Niki Russ Federman, Jeremiah Stone of Contra and Josh Russ Tupper demonstrate proper herring consumption technique.

Russ & Daughters Celebrates New Catch Holland Herring Season

Every year at about this time, Russ & Daughters celebrates New Catch Holland Herring season, a 4-5 week period in which the little delicacies reach their optimal state. …

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Local Restaurant Owners Chart a New Course on Jefferson Street

Anyone who has walked down Jefferson Street lately has undoubtedly noticed some changes. …

The Thursday afternoon LES Youthmarket at the corner of Grand and Pitt streets debuts its fourth year tomorrow.

Youthmarkets Open on the Lower East Side Next Week

Starting next week, Gouverneur Health’s Youthmarket is back for the summer season. The initiative is a part of Grow NYC’s greenmarket program. Local youths …

The Osaka Grub crew - photo via Instagram.

Now Open: Osaka Grub in the Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. Osaka Grub, a fast food Japanese concept, has opened its first “brick and mortar” location in a stall on the north end of the market right next to Peasant Stock. …

Photo: Yunnan Kitchen's Facebook page.

Yunnan BBQ Closes at 79 Clinton St. This Week

After four years, Yunnan BBQ (formerly known as Yunnan Kitchen) is calling it quits at 79 Clinton St. The last day will be this coming Thursday. …

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Bing Kitchen is Open For Business at 71 Orchard St.

If you walk along Orchard Street, just below Grand Street, you might have noticed new signage for Bing Kitchen, the Lower East Side’s latest …

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The 16th Annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival is Sunday

The Museum at Eldridge Street (12 Eldridge St.) bring its beloved block party, the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival, back this Sunday …

Lower East Side Links

- Art critic Jerry Saltz has only high praise for LES gallery CANADA and its current exhibit, “Make Painting Great Again,” but worries for its …