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Lower East Side Voices: ‘Top Hops’ Takes Craft Beer Passion to New Essex Street Market

Today we wrap up our series on the Essex Street Market with a profile of Top Hops, the Lower East Side craft beer store …

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Lower East Side Voices: Mother-Son Team at Puebla Mexican Food Feel Right at Home in the Essex Street Market

The Essex Street Market has for many years been a refuge for startup businesses. As retail rents in stand-alone brick-and-mortar locations have become unaffordable, …

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Lower East Side Voices: Owner of “Dominican Cravings” Feels Mixed Emotions About Essex Street Market Move

Like many people on the Lower East Side, Emmanuel Diaz has mixed feelings about the the looming move of the Essex Street Market from …

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Lower East Side Voices: Essex Olive & Spice in the Essex Street Market

Big changes are, of course, coming very soon to the Essex Street Market. The vendors will be making the move from the market’s historic …

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Lower East Side Voices: An Immigrant Success Story at the Essex Street Market

Today we’re continuing our series in partnership with NY City News Service on changing times at the Essex Street Market. In the very near …

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Lower East Side Voices: Essex Street Market Changes Trigger Mixed Emotions

This week we’re partnering with NY City News Service for a video series on the historic Essex Street Market, just weeks before the vendors …

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Lower East Side Voices: Peasant Stock Prepares For New Era at Essex Street Market

In the next few weeks, the Essex Street Market will be moving from its historic home at 120 Essex St. to a gleaming new …

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Le Turtle Shutters on Chrystie Street After More Than Four Years

If you’ve been meaning to make it to Le Turtle, the self-proclaimed “French new wave” spot on Chrystie Street, you’re too late. The fashionable restaurant served its last meal Jan. 26. …

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Where the Boundaries of Dumplings and Ravioli Meet

Masa Ogo at New York City News Service took a look at the intersections of dumplings and ravioli along the border of the L.E.S., …

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Continuing a Neighborly Thanksgiving Tradition at Sugar Sweet Sunshine

If you are staying in town for a quiet Thanksgiving holiday, there are plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood that are cooking up turkey dinners, but this story of a special tradition among friends caught our attention. …