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The Lower East Side Partnership (LESP) is responsible for marketing and economic development initiatives that are designed to improve overall quality of life conditions on the Lower East Side. We regularly partner with locally based community organizations and institutions in order to increase exposure and drive foot traffic to merchants, cultural, and community facilities that act as the anchor institutions for our neighborhood. …

View of Monroe Street by MP

Good Morning!

View of Monroe Street by MP

Monday, June 20, 2016 | Happy Summer Solstice! | Here’s a rooftop view of Monroe Street. | Weather: …

egg rolls and egg creams

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 …

Columbia Street (c) 2016 George Cohen

Good Morning!

Columbia Street (c) 2016 George Cohen

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | Here’s a shot of the Masaryk Mural on Columbia Street from George Cohen …

Ask Sasha

Ask Sasha: A Young Lower East Sider is Taking Kids’ Questions

Local resident turned advice columnist, Sasha Leitner, age 8, is taking questions from other kids in her column, “Ask Sasha,” in Time Out New …

PS42 PK Tours

P.S. 42M is Hosting Pre-K and Kindergarten Tours

Our friends at P.S. 42M (71 Hester St., between Ludlow and Orchard Street) are hosting Pre-K and Kindergarten tours this month. …

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

There’s One Day Left to Pledge Your Support For Our Small Business Survival Campaign

Our campaign isn’t over just yet. We have until 11:00 p.m. TONIGHT to continue raising funds for this important coverage. While we’ve met our initial funding objective, additional support will not only facilitate more in-depth reporting but it will send a strong message that saving small business is a top priority on the Lower East Side. Keep spreading the word – no contribution is too small! …

sheldon silver pathmark

Sheldon Silver’s Lower East Side Legacy: Community Board 3 Members React

blood drive

LoHo Realty Blood Drive Today From 3-9 p.m.


Ask Us Anything at the Manny Cantor Center Nov. 12


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 …

File photo: East River Ferry.

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 …