Photo by Robin Schatell

Seal Park in the Fall

Photo by Robin Schatell

It’s autumn in what locals call “Seal Park.” Formally known as John V. Lindsay East River Park. Thanks to Robin …

“Billy Sings the Tune for the Death Row Shuffle,” 2018, a
mixed media work by David Lynch (via press release)

David Lynch Debuts New Work at Sperone Westwater Gallery

Sperone Westwater Gallery (257 Bowery) presents their first exhibition featuring new work by acclaimed filmmaker and master artist David Lynch beginning today. The show, “Squeaky Flies in the Mud,” features paintings, works on paper, watercolors, lamp sculptures and furniture. …

Hester Street Fair Sake Fest

Sake Festival Comes to Hester Street Fair

Sake fans should stop by the Hester Street Fair tomorrow for their first annual Sake Festival, featuring master brewers from Japan pouring sake from …

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Before Sunrise, on Grand Street

Starting your day in the dark can be tough during these early fall mornings, but photographer Jill Gewirtz took a couple great shots …

Tompkins Square Dog Parade

Halloween Dog Parade Returns to East River Amphitheater on Sunday

The beloved Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade returns to the East River Park Amphitheater this Sunday, October 20th, from noon – 3:00pm. The …

ASVP mural

ASVP Mural is in the Works on Suffolk Street

There’s a new mural coming to the neighborhood, via ASVP and Delancey Street Associates. The 10,600-square foot mural will decorate the Suffolk Street …

photo via NYC Parks website

Join a Free Bird Walk to See Fall Migration This Weekend

Urban Park Rangers offer a free bird walk to track fall migration this Saturday, October 12. Starting in M’finda Kalunga Garden at Hester Street and Forsyth Street at 11:00 a.m., rangers will guide participants …

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Metrograph Re-Releases “Downtown 81,” Starring Basquiat

The Metrograph is releasing a new 35mm print of the fabled Edo Bertoglio film, “Downtown 81,” featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat on a journey through the Lower East Side amid plenty of old school characters …

Aeon Bookstore

Aeon Bookstore Celebrates One Year Anniversary Tomorrow Night

Aeon Bookstore (151 E. Broadway) celebrates its one-year anniversary tomorrow night with a party for the neighborhood and a fundraiser for “some much needed …

Image: Aru Apaza

We Are Here, Indigenous Arts Festival, Comes to Abrons Arts Center

WE ARE HERE, a three-day arts festival exploring Indigenous past, present and future, comes to Abrons Arts Center next week, beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Saturday, Sept. 7. …

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Open Call for Photos to be Included in Exhibition at Abrons Arts Center

In February 2020, Rainbow Shoe Repair: An Unexpected Theater of Flyness will feature community members’ photos taken at the Rainbow Shoe Repair Shop to celebrate the Lower East Side’s sense of style. …

Still from “Sum of Us,” starring Isidora Goreshter (Shameless)

Katra Summer Screening Series Comes to the Wild Project

Our friends at Katra Film Series continue their Katra Summer Series with an evening of screenings at the Wild Project Theater (195 E. 3rd St.) this Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 6pm. …

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Hester Street Fair Honors Original Vendors and New Creators This Weekend

A full weekend is coming up at Hester Street Fair. On Saturday, their “We Started Here” event returns in honor of the small businesses …

Brittany Runs a Marathon

Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side This Weekend

Rooftop Films offers two fun film events this weekend. On Friday, Aug. 16, Rashaad Ernesto Green’s film, Premature, screens at the New Design High …

The Museum at Eldridge Street's new window, balcony view © www.thelodownny.com

Museum at Eldridge Street Now Offering Early Mornings in the Sanctuary

Taking advantage of brighter, longer days and that glowing summer sunshine, the Museum at Eldridge has added “Early Mornings at Eldridge” to their schedule for the next few Tuesdays. …