St. Mary's Holiday Open House

St. Mary’s Church Hosts Holiday Gift Shop Open House

Our friends at St. Mary’s Church are hosting a Holiday Open House tomorrow at their gift shop in the rectory at 28 Attorney Street …

Hanging_Holiday_Lights_On_Orchard_2014 Photo by TheLoDownNY.com

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

That time of year again.  Holiday lights are being hung around/above the Lower East Side (seen here at Orchard and Grand streets) courtesy of the …

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Arts Watch: Five Boro Story Project Brings LES Storytellers to City Lore

Five Boro Story Project and our friends at City Lore will host some local story tellers this Friday. They write:

Come on a journey …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in November

Blonde Redhead will perform songs from their ninth album, Barragán at Bowery Ballroom on Nov. 25th and 26th.

Here are the highlighted events from …

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Nicky Digital to Host Fun Haus Halloween Hangover Party

Although tonight is the official night for trick-or-treating shenanigans, Halloween festivities will of course continue all weekend.  Our friends at Nicky Digital are hosting a …

BMX rider Tyrone Williams.  Photo by Alex M. Smith.

My LES: Tyrone Williams

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with Tyrone Williams, who owns Dah Shop bike shop at 134 Division St., and is a BMX freestyle rider. …

Miranda July, "Somebody," 2014 (still, featuring July). Video, dir. Miranda July. The artist will speak about "Somebody," her new messaging service, at the New Museum on October 9th.

Arts Watch: What To Do In October

Here are some highlights from our October L.E.S. events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

Sarah Jones will return to the Nuyorican for a special preview of her latest one-woman show, "Buy/Sell/Date."

Arts Watch: What To Do in September

Here are some highlights from our Lower East Side events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy will premier his new piece, Labyrinth in October at the Abrons Arts Center.

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. …

Whole Foods Popup Gallery

Last Call for Visual Artists to Submit Work For Whole Foods Pop-Up Gallery

The L.E.S. B.I.D. and Whole Foods Bowery are teaming up to fill a pop-up gallery with Lower East Side-inspired artwork inside the Whole Foods …

Jason Goodman and Andrea Trovato star in Vagabond, directed by Arianna De Giorgi, at FringeNYC. (© EXTRATeatro)

Arts Watch: 18th Annual NYC Fringe Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The 18th Annual NYC International Fringe Festival is up and running, featuring works from over 200 solo performers and companies for the next 16 days. …

Hester Street Fair Mini Golf

9-Hole LES Themed Mini Golf Comes to the Hester Street Fair

Our friends at the Hester Street Fair are getting out the clubs and creating a 9 hole mini golf course that will wind through …

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Soderbergh’s “The Knick,” Shot Partly on Orchard Street, Premieres Friday

A very impressive press kit arrived on our doorstep in the form of an old fashioned doctor’s bag filled with all sorts of gory goodies, including a preview of Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” …

Mendy's Latkes

Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Cauliflower Latkes

This week, Feed Me a Story presents a continuation of their interview with Mendy Erez. In this installment, Mendy teaches us how to make cauliflower latkes with matzo meal from the neighborhood factory Streit’s. …

Photo by Andre Richards

Photo: Traffic Light Nest

Photo by Andre Richards

Thanks to Lo-Down reader Andre Richards for sending along this photo taken on East 8th Street and Avenue D, noting, …