Lower East Side © Rebecca Lepkoff / Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York.

Rebecca Lepkoff Brings Historical Photos “Home” to the Seward Park Library

Rebecca Lepkoff’s photographs of the Lower East Side are as much an expression of herself as they are of this rapidly changing neighborhood.



Pier 42, at the end of Montgomery Street.

“Paths to Pier 42″ Project Rehabilitates Waterfront With Art, Events

Giacinto Frisillo, a contributor at The Lo-Down, has been volunteering with the Hester Street Collaborative as part of their Paths to Pier 42 project on …

This year's Nightmare Haunted House is "Killers." Photo by Christopher Brielmaier.

“Killers” Haunted House Will Scare Your Pants Off!

This year’s Nightmare Haunted House at CSV is “Killers.” Photo by Christopher Brielmaier

Standing in the lobby of The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and …

A still from "Your Day is My Night." Photo courtesy of Lynne Sachs.

An Inside Look at New York’s “Shift-Bed” Residents

A still from “Your Day is My Night.” The documentary and live performance will be presented at University Settlement’s Performance Project Nov. 1-3, 2012. …

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FringeNYC Kicks Off its 16th Year

Sixteen years ago, Elena K. Holy had a dilemma. Her young theater company had drawn some recognition for its production of Brian Parks’ Americana …

Sunshine Cinema. Photo via: Cinema Treasures.

Midnight at the Sunshine: Revisiting and Reveling in Film Faves

Photo via: Cinema Treasures.

Editor’s note: The following article first appeared in our June print magazine. It was written by TLD contributor Giacinta Frisillo.



Still from Trusty Sidekick's "The Little One and the Sea." Photo by Leah Reddy.

Innovative Kids’ Theater Company Partners with Abrons Arts Center

Editor’s Note: Our contributor, Giacinta Frisillo recently spoke with Nellie Perera of the Abrons Arts Center, who is excited to be partnering with an …

The evening's tasting included cheese from Saxelby's, meat from Heritage Meats and bread courtesy of Robert LaValva.

Talking Public Markets at The Tenement Museum

Morris Vogel, President of the Tenement Museum, introduced panelists (from left) Robert LaValva from the New Amsterdam Market, Andrew Coe of SeriousEats.com, Suzanne Wasserman …