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, …

Mendy's Sheyn Vi Di Levone

Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Sheyn Vi Di Levone

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

Victor Fung photo by Traven Rice

My LES: Victor Fung

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with gallery owner and muralist Victor Fung. …

Shakespeare in the Parkinglot gears up for it's final season of the Bard's classics performed in the lot on Broome Street.

Arts Watch: What To Do in July

Shakespeare in the Parkinglot gears up for it’s final season of the Bard’s classics performed in the lot on Broome Street.

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King's Pork Larb

Feed Me a Story: King’s Pork Larb

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

Diana Slack

Feed Me a Story: Diana’s Macaroni

This is number six, in our countdown of eight Lower East Side stories. In “Diana’s Macaroni” Diana teaches us to make a traditional Italian dish from her childhood. What’s the secret to Diana’s Macaroni, Meatballs & Sausage? …

Sturgeon Queens director Julie Cohen (center) flanked by the L.E.S. Film Festival directors, Damon Cardasis, Shannon Walker, Roxy Hunt and Tony Castle

Up Next at The L.E.S. Film Festival: Tough Love, Sci-Fi, Horror and More

The fourth annual L.E.S. Film Festival kicked off with a bang last Thursday night the Sunshine Cinema with their screening of The Sturgeon Queeens. …

Ludy

Feed Me a Story: Ludy’s Pasteles

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

L.I.T. Fund

Arts Watch: League of Indie Theaters to Host Nickel-ympics

Our friends at The LIT Fund are hosting their first fundraiser and it looks like a great way to support independent theater. …

The artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro with students artists from the School for Global Leaders 378M. Photo by The Lo-Down

LEAP Student Artists Present Public Art Piece in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Internationally acclaimed environmental artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro came to support student artists from the local School for Global Leaders 378M last Friday as they unveiled a new public work at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. …

Wai Man

Feed Me a Story: Wai Man’s Stuffed Chinese Eggplant

Beginning today, we’ll be posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that …

LES Film Fest Drive In 2013

Arts Watch: LES Film Festival Returns for Round Four

 

The quirky celebration of independent cinema that is the Lower East Side Film Festival returns to local venues this month for its fourth …

Orlando Rogriguez photo by Alex M. Smith

My LES: Orlando Rodriguez

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with bodega owner and lifelong LES …