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"I Love Lower East Side" by Andriy Prokopenko.

Thanks to Our 2013 Annual Sponsors!

“I Love Lower East Side” by Andriy Prokopenko.

As 2013 draws to a close, we would like to thank the more than 50 advertisers …

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Coleman Playground. Photo by David Sierra.

Today we pause to salute our war heroes; it’s Veterans Day.  Mostly sunny and 53 to start the …

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Folk Singer Willy Mason Returns to Rockwood Tomorrow Night

Singer/songwriter Willy Mason is coming to Rockwood Music Hall tomorrow night. TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with him in the past few days for …

LES History: A Look Back at the Bowery “Blue Book”

Sleeping it off under the El [or whatever] in 1932, photographer Berenice Abbott.

The following column was written by TLD contributor Eric Ferrara of the …

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The Lo-Down Magazine – April 2013

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My LES: Joe DiNoto

This feature spotlights a wide variety of people who live and work on the Lower East Side. This month, we are featuring Joe …

Op/Ed: Magee Responds to LaValva on Seaport Concerns

Editor’s note: A short time ago, we posted an Op/Ed from New Amsterdam Market founder Robert LaValva concerning the future of the old Fulton Fish …

Op/Ed: LaValva’s Perspective on the Seaport Market Deal

Dick De Marsico/New York World-Telegram and Sun Newspaper Collection, Library of Congress. 1963 photo of Fulton Fish Market.

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece …

"St. Patrick's Day Parade in Union Square, c. 1874. Source: Library of Congress."

A Look at St. Patrick Day Parade’s Lower East Side Roots

“St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union Square, c. 1874. Source: Library of Congress.”

Editor’ note: In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, TLD …

Lower East Sideways

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

 



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Op/Ed: SPURA Plan Reflects True and Unprecedented Community Process

The Seward Park development parcels are depicted on the cover of the city’s request for proposals.

Editor’s note: Last week, we published an op/ed …

The Seward Park sites south of Delancey Street. Photo by Vivienne Gucwa.

Op/Ed: Let’s Not Miss a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Get SPURA Right

The Seward Park sites south of Delancey Street. Photo by Vivienne Gucwa.

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece was submitted to The Lo-Down by …

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American Apparel Celebrates 9 Years on the LES

The other day, American Apparel reached out to let us know they’re celebrating nine years on the Lower East Side tomorrow.  To celebrate, the …