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Signs of Spring on Delancey

Spring bursting forth – even on Delancey Street. This photo was sent to us from Samantha and Mayer Sinensky.



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Magnolia Trees in Full Bloom on the Lower East Side

It’s official. The Magnolia Trees are kicking off spring 2021, and are in full bloom on the Lower East Side. Thanks to Andrea Difiore for …

An Easter Rally Against Asian Hate at Kimlau Square

Roger Bultot sent along this photo from a rally against Asian hate and discrimination earlier today at Kimlau Square (Corner of East Broadway and Bowery).



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Smorgasburg/Brooklyn Flea Team Bring “Hester Flea” to Lower East Side

The team behind Smorgasburg and the Brooklyn Flea will soon debut a new venture, Hester Flea, on the Lower East Side, in the space …

Photo courtesy of Vision Urbana.

Vision Urbana Concludes Lower East Side Vaccination Pop-Up Campaign

There’s general agreement that community-led vaccination efforts are often the most effective, especially in neighborhoods in which there’s significant skepticism about Covid vaccines. One grassroots vaccination effort was led by the Lower East Side non-profit group, Vision Urbana. …

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Flying High Over the LES

This photo is by Janis Redlich. Redlich is a painter and photographer who lives in the neighborhood. Send us your Lower East Side photos …

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Morning Light on The Lower East Side

This photo is by Janis Redlich. Redlich is a painter and photographer who lives in the neighborhood.



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Stanton Street CSA Enrollment is Open For the Upcoming Season

The Stanton Street CSA, with distribution at M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden on Rivington Street, between Forsyth and Christie, is currently taking members for the …

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More From the Seward Park Co-op on Change in Operators for the Hester Street Fair

Here’s a followup on last week’s news about a new direction for the Hester Street Fair. The Seward Park Co-op, which owns the space where the fair has been staged for the past 11 years, has chosen to go with a new operator. …

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Spring Sunshine on Canal Street

photo by The Lo-Down

Locals were eager to enjoy some sunshine and outdoor seating on Canal Street yesterday.



Hester Street Fair, October 2016.

Hester Street Fair is Bounced After Seward Park Co-op Goes in a Different Direction

The Hester Street Fair came to the end of its 10-year lease some time ago and now its landlord, the Seward Park Co-op, has decided to go with a different operator in the space alongside Seward Park. …

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Cops Investigate Attack on 66-Year-Old Asian Man as a Hate Crime

Since this morning, Detectives @NYPDHateCrimes have been investigating the following: On March 20, 2021 at 8:55 AM, at 196 Allen St, a …

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A Year Later: Covid Restaurant Closures

Two milestones for the battered New York dining industry this coming week. …

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Williamsburg Bridge Sunset

Shonelle Cooper-Caplan took this photo of the sunset from the Williamsburg Bridge last night, with a little love thrown in for good measure.



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Williamsburg Bridge, Aerial View

@selvin.nef captured this great aerial shot of a wintery Williamsburg Bridge and East River Park.