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Reminder: DayLife Returns to Orchard Street on Sunday



Berkli Parc is located at the corner of Allen and Delancey streets.

Berkli Parc Turns Three; Happy Hour Special All Day

An indie cafe celebrates its third birthday on the Lower East Side.



Lower East Sideways

Here’s this month’s editorial cartoon from Evan Forsch, first published in the June issue of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.  (Click to enlarge.)



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Pure Bathing Culture at Mercury Lounge

Pure bathing Cuture at Mercury Lounge.

The following article was written by our newest contributor, LES resident Flora Theden:

There’s a modern, imaginative sound …

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Op/Ed: It’s Time to Bring the East River Ferry to the LES

The following article was written by Joe Hanania:

A mystery has followed the largely completed upgrading of East River Park.  Why does the new …

Photos by Alex M. Smith

On Assignment at Delancey Street’s New Holiday Inn

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Talking to Strangers (on the L.E.S.)

Thanks to local resident, writer and Lo-Down reader Barbara Becker for sharing this recent post (and video) from her excellent blog, Beyond Siri.  It’s called, …

139 Ludlow Street. Soon to be "Ludlow House."

Op/Ed: Soho House Has Little to Offer the Lower East Side

139 Ludlow Street, the future home of Soho House on the Lower East Side.

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece was written by LES …

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A Few More Days For Chinatown Jewelry Week

Here’s a reminder that the first-ever Chinatown Jewelry Week is going on through next Thursday, Valentine’s Day.  You can check out deals at participating …

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Lower East Sideways

This month’s editorial cartoon from Evan Forsch, first published in the February issue of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.



Thanks to Our Online Sponsors

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Altagracia Unisex Salon Haircuts, …

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Lower East Sideways

This month’s editorial cartoon from Evan Forsch, first published in the December/January issue of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.



The service window at the Knickerbocker Station Post Office.

More Than a Month After Sandy, Knickerbocker Station Post Office Still Struggling

The service window at the Knickerbocker Station Post Office. Photo by Brittany Somerset.

Lower East Side-based photojournalist Brittany Somerset noticed that things have not …

Doyers Street. Photo by Vivienne Gucwa/nythroughthelens.com.

Wilson Tang’s Guide to Doyers Street

Doyers Street. Photo by Vivienne Gucwa/nythroughthelens.com.

Editor’s note: Black Friday is, of course, in full swing throughout New York City.  Whether you’re braving the …

Many businesses on Clinton Street were shuttered for a full week after Hurricane Sandy hit the Lower East Side.

Op Ed: How We Can Help LES Proprietors Post-Sandy

Many businesses on Clinton Street were shuttered for a full week after Hurricane Sandy hit the Lower East Side.

Thanks to Lo-Down reader and …