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Prema Salon Wins OutSnapped + LES Partnership Photo Booth Contest

In celebration of Mom & Pop Business Owners Day (that’s today!), we’re pleased to announce the winner of the OutSnapped + Lower East Side Partnership Photo Booth Sweepstakes. …

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OutSnapped + LES Partnership Launch Photo Booth Sweepstakes ’18

Here’s something interesting for any Lower East Side small business looking to supercharge its promotions. …

Photo: Property Shark.

(Opinion) Union Square Tech Hub Must Serve Community Interests

The following opinion piece was written by Enrique Cruz. …

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(Opinion) Mayor’s Union Square Tech Center Fails to Protect Community, Provide Real Local Benefits

The following opinion piece was written by Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. …

Josh Tyson as Tartuffe, chasing Elise Stone as Elmire.

The Show Triumphantly Goes on for Displaced Bowery Theater Groups

While hyper-gentrification and the escalating destruction of our historic neighborhood shows no signs of slowing down, it’s comforting to learn that a few displaced businesses, residents and artists have been able to relocate, to keep going, and in some instances, to reach new heights. …

Photos by Alfonso Guerriero.

Tony Danza “Cha Chas” to Little Italy’s Past at Alleva Dairy

There are no movie directors yelling “cut,” or noticeable paparazzi with high-powered lenses in the vicinity. …

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FilmShop Collective Hosts Annual Screening Party at Rough Trade This Saturday

If you’re looking for a fun film screening and live music event that includes a.c. this weekend, FilmShop, a local filmmakers collective, is hosting …

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Blood Drive to Be Held Wednesday on the Lower East Side

LoHo Realty and the New York Blood Center will be holding a blood drive tomorrow (Wednesday) in the community room of the Seward Park …

Carlina Rivera was one of three candidates endorsed by the New York City Progressive Caucus earlier this month.

Campaign Finance Filings Show District 2 Council Race is Heating Up (Updated)

City Council District 2 candidate Carlina Rivera is not only campaigning against her Democratic primary opponents – she’s also positioning herself as part of the city’s vocal resistance to the Trump administration. …

Photo by Dalton Helms.

(Opinion) The Mayor Must Prevent Rivington House 2.0 at the Former P.S. 64

The following op/ed was written by Harry Bubbins, East Village & Special projects Director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. …

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Opinion: A Lower East Side Perspective on Resisting the Trump Agenda

This opinion piece was submitted by Christopher Marte, a Democratic candidate for City Council in District 1. …

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Jewish Conservancy Celebrates 18 Years With Rooftop Brunch Dec. 18

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy is celebrating its first 18 years during a special brunch in the rooftop space of the Manny Cantor Center Dec. 18. …

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(Video) Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns Sept. 25

Lower East Side Pickle Day is coming back to Orchard Street Sept. 25. Just yesterday, the organizers at the LES Partnership put out a …

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Capoeira Master Recognized With Community Leadership Award

Depending on the capacity in which you know him, you either call the head instructor at New York Capoeira Center (Capoeira Angola Quintal) “Michael Goldstein” or “Mestre Ombrinho.” …

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Local Restaurant Owners Chart a New Course on Jefferson Street

Anyone who has walked down Jefferson Street lately has undoubtedly noticed some changes. …