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LES 5K Revel Run, In Remembrance of Pavel Lempert

Nearly 200 Lower East Siders came together Sunday for the first annual LES 5K Revel Run, which was formed in the memory of Lower East Sider Pavel Lempert, who passed away in August of 2017 at 52 from complications of laryngeal carcinoma. …

Maureen Cooke with her son, Mark Xavier Lewis.

“My Markie” | A Mother Remembers Her Son (A Tribute to Mark Xavier Lewis)

Until a few days ago, I didn’t know Maureen Cooke well; we had really never talked much… Scrolling through my Facebook feed last week, I stopped at Maureen’s post: “This is the hardest day of my life.” …

The Homies in happier times, at the Grand Street Fine Fare. Photo by Manny Colon.

The Inside Story of the Homie Heist at Fine Fare

The Homies in happier times, at the Grand Street Fine Fare. Photo by Manny Colon.

This story was written by Lo-Down contributor Laurie Gwen …

The Forward Building. Alan Hochman, Collection of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.

Election Night Back When: The Forward Building’s Role

The Forward Building. Alan Hochman, Collection of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.

Editor’s note: Just as New Yorkers try to shake off the …

A charging station in the community room at the Seward Park Co-op, much like the one in the East River Co-op. Photo by thelodownny.com.

Stories From Sandy: Notes From the East River Co-op

A charging station in the community room at the Seward Park Co-op, much like the one in the East River Co-op. Photo by thelodownny.com.



Electronic skulls created by Christiaan Zwanikken - part of the pop up exhibit promoting "Convento," a new documentary screening at the American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Festival. Photos courtesy of Jarred Alterman

PS 110 Students Explore a Collision of Dinosaurs and Robots at Pop-up Exhibit

Students from PS 110 examine electronic creatures created by Christiaan Zwanikken, at a pop up exhibit promoting Convento, a new documentary screening at The …