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- The Lower East Side Ecology Center’s popular compost yard is under threat as the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project looms. [Curbed]

– Neighborhood real …

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Evening Sky on the LES

Here is a lovely evening sky, caught in the neighborhood by @hspenceryoung

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International Center of Photography Opens Jan. 25

Another piece of the Essex Crossing mega-project is ready for its closeup. The International Center of Photography (ICP) will officially open its new 40,000 …

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Under the Radar Festival 2020 Kicks Off on January 8th

Under The Radar theater festival at The Public opens its 16th season on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The international line-up confirms the downtown festival’s …

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Kim Katzberg’s “Dad in a Box” Returns for One Night Only at Wild Project

Downtown performer Kim Katzberg brings her multimedia solo play, “Dad in a Box,” to the Wild Project for a one-night-only encore of the award-winning …

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“Pachinko” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Were Top Library Checkouts on the LES in 2019

At this time each year, the New York Public Library shares the top checkouts systemwide and in branch locations across the city. Let’s take …

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Paul Taylor Dance Presents Free Performances on Sunday, December 15

Our friends and neighbors at the world renowned Paul Talyor American Modern Dance Company are presenting a free performance of Paul Taylor’s Airs and …

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A Re-Enactment of Deportation Proceedings Comes to The Cooper Union

An immersive theater experience exploring the process of deportation is coming to the Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Monday, Dec. 9th at 7:00pm. The …

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Hester Street Fair Holiday Gift Shop Opens Tonight

The Hester Street Fair opens its Holiday Gift Shop this evening from 5-9pm at 22 Ludlow St. The shop features creators and collectors from …

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Drag Queen Story Hour Featured in East Village Arts Festival

As part of the 3rd Annual East Village Arts Festival, the Tompkins Square Library will present Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam tomorrow at …

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Eyes on Essex

Good morning! On Essex Street by Canal Street, near the old Schames & Sons paint shop, by Roger Bultot.



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Private Piano Lessons in New York, Sponsored by New York Piano School

Some people have fond memories of taking piano lessons as a child, but for many others, the experience was less-than-inspiring. Perhaps their …

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PS 124 Theater Club’s Young Performers Star in New Documentary

The team behind “Curtain Up,” a new documentary featuring elementary school students in the PS 124 Theater Club, is offering a community preview on …

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(Photos) Art Exhibition Precedes Destruction of Old Essex Street Retail Market

The new Essex Market has been open for about six months, and the old historic Essex Street Market building on the north side of Delancey Street will soon by knocked down to make room for yet another new apartment building as part of Essex Crossing. …

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Bowery Film Festival Returns Next Week

The 2019 Bowery Film Festival returns to the neighborhood for its 4th edition next week, November 19-21st. The lineup includes 41 Official Selections with 9 works made by African-American Filmmakers, 4 works by LGBTQ+ members and 7 films by, for and about the Latinx community. …