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“DelanceyLudlow RivingtonNorfolk,” Featuring Found Objects, Opens at Chuchifritos Tomorrow

The Cuchifritos Gallery in Essex Market debuts Chilean Artist Denise Treizman’s DelanceyLudlowRivingtonNorfolk tomorrow night from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. …

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New Museum Premieres Five New Solo Exhibitions

Artists Andra Ursuţa, Nicole Eisenman, Goshka Macuga, Cally Spooner, and Beatriz Santiago Munoz have each been given a floor at the New Museum for their new exhibitions which open collectively today. …

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Journalist Ray Suarez to Kick Off Jane Jacobs Lecture Series at the Museum at Eldridge

Our friends at the Museum at Eldridge Street are partnering with the Center For the Living City to present a yearlong commemorative lecture series …

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Join in – “LES STORIES: Community Chalking” This Sunday

This Sunday, May 1st, Lower East Side History Month kicks off with their annual LES STORIES: Community Chalking event. The volunteer collaboration is focused …

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Essex Street Market to Host Annual Block Party on May 21st

The Essex Street Market has announced their annual block party will be on Saturday, May 21st from 12pm – 5pm. This year marks the …

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Construction Crane Tipped on Essex Street

It looks like a crane has tipped onto a building at 133 Essex St., near Rivington. Emergency vehicles are on the scene where the …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: Speedy Romeo

We sent our friends AndrewAndrew to check out Speedy Romeo, the new wood-fired pizza and grill on Clinton Street. Here is their excellent review…



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“Famous Nathan” Film About Nathan’s Hot Dogs to Screen at City Lore

City Lore has added a special screening to their current exhibition Boardwalk Renaissance: How the Arts Saved Coney Island. On Thursday, April 28, they …

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My LES: Claw Money

We are excited about the return of our popular feature, “My L.E.S.,” the series that spotlights people who live and work on the Lower East Side. This month, we spoke with graffiti artist and fashion entrepreneur Claudia Gold, a.k.a. Claw Money. …

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Street Artists For Bernie Take Over Galli Wall on Ludlow Street

An impromptu art project took over the wall of former corner restaurant Galli on Ludlow and Rivington Streets today. …

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Roots Pop Band “Karikatura” Celebrates New Album at Bowery Electric on Thursday

“World Indie,” “Transglobal Soul,” “Roots Pop” are all terms that can be used to summarize the Brooklyn-based Karikatura‘s sound, but it’s more fun to …

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“Popped NYC” Hosts Lineup of Events For Their Last Few Weeks on Grand Street

Popped NYC, the local artists shop and space that collectively popped up at 365 Grand Street, will be closing at the end of the …

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The Third Annual L.E.S. History Month Kicks Off May First

For the third year in a row, the month of May will be officially dedicated to Lower East Side History. The list of local organizations participating in LES History Month is growing and new community events have been added. …

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Exhibition on the History of the Jewish Quarter of Budapest Comes to WhiteBox

 

“585,000 m2 – A Mixed Media Exhibition on the History of the Jewish Quarter of Budapest” opens at WhiteBox gallery tomorrow and is …

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Strong Winds on Clinton Street Bring Down Branches

Lo-Down reader Kristen Bearse got our attention yesterday when she tweeted “Strong winds on Clinton Street” and attached this instagram photo. Luckily, it doesn’t look like too much damage was done to the truck. …