Photo by Berenice Abbott; Pike and Henry streets, 1936. Courtesy of New York Public Library.

Seward Park Library Hosts Oral Storytelling Workshop With The Moth

Over the last few months, we’ve been following the Lower East Side Oral History Project that’s being overseen by the Seward Park Library and the Chinatown Legacy Project at the Chatham Square Library. …

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Local Up and Comer, Clara Young, Voices Role in Oscar Nominated Film

13 year old Clara Young is a Lower East Side native who had been singing, dancing and performing on stage since she was 8 …

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Bonnie Lucas’s “Smiling Girl,” from 1983, at JTT.

Local Artist Bonnie Lucas’ Show, “Young Lady,” Garners Rave Reviews

The gallery JTT (191 Chrystie St.), is currently presenting “Young Lady,” a solo exhibition of work made by local artist Bonnie Lucas over the last 40 years. …

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Wizard Skull Documentary to Premiere at Con Artist Tomorrow Night

Fans of street artist and pop culture mashup maestro Wizard Skull can check out a short documentary about the man himself tomorrow night. Filmmakers …

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American Political Items For Collectors Show Comes to the L.E.S.

In case you’ve recently found yourself longing for bygone political eras, you may want to check out this unusual pre-Super Bowl event coming up …

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New Museum and A Blade of Grass to Host New Book Launch and Discussion

Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good, left, published by the New Museum and MIT Press, and Future Imperfect, right, published …

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NYPD’s 7th Precinct to Host Blood Drive Tomorrow

From our in box: Our local police precinct (the Seventh) will host a blood drive tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 19, from 12pm – 6pm. The precinct …

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The No Pants Subway Ride Returns This Sunday

Just in time to snap us out of our January doldrums, the annual No Pants Subway Ride returns for its 16th year. What started …

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AndrewAndrew and Koneko Cat Cafe Team Up for Drunk Haiku

If you’re looking for a break from your obligatory holiday parties, here’s a unique event that offers some downtime with sake, cats and poetry, all …

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Good Morning!

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 | Here’s a photo of the Essex Crossing construction site from Delancey Street by Zach Mortensen. | Weather: Time for …

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Museum at Eldridge Street Opens Exhibit of Early 20th Century Postcards From the Lower East Side

A fascinating exhibition opens tomorrow evening at the Museum at Eldridge Street. …

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–“There’s an all-out war brewing between the Hells Angels and city cops — who swarmed the notorious bikers’ clubhouse Tuesday as payback for refusing to …

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Screening of “Who Killed Vincent Chin” at Chatham Square Library Dec. 17

Next Saturday, December 17, the Chatham Square Library will screen a 16mm print of the film Who Killed Vincent Chin? with a special guest, …

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Up Next Week, Two Events For Historical Food Enthusiasts

Next Wednesday, two local museums present two different mouthwatering takes on culinary history: the Tenement Museum looks at “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story …

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio, courtesy New Museum, New York.

“Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest” Opens at the New Museum

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, …