Photo courtesy of The Lowline.

Happening This Weekend

Photo courtesy of The Lowline.

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side this weekend:

–New Zealand folk singer Marlon Williams plays …

C.O.W. Theatre, 21 Clinton St.

C.O.W. Theatre at 21 Clinton St. is Closing in May

C.O.W., the Celebration of Whimsy Theatre, is shuttering its space at 21 Clinton St. Here’s the announcement that just went out to supporters of the arts organization: …

Richard Eagan, the show barker for a shark show in Coney Island, 1987. Photo © Hazel Hankin via CityLore.

Richard Eagan’s “Alive on the Inside” – Stories From a Coney Island Show Barker

Ever wonder what Coney Island was like decades ago in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s, long before the last time you may have gone there? …


Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here are some of the highlighted events coming up in February that we are looking forward to: …

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Chinatown Preps For Lunar New Year Celebration (and School Holiday) Feb. 8

Are you ready for the Year of the Monkey? In Chinatown, excitement is building for Lunar New Year celebrations, which kick off Feb. 8. …

Essex Crossing Site 6. Credit: Dattner Architects.

Could International Center of Photography Be Coming to Essex Crossing?

Essex Crossing Site 6. Credit: Dattner Architects.

The developers building the Essex Crossing project updated community members on their progress last night and answered …

Essex Crossing Site 5. Photo by Kami Scott.

Happening Today: Essex Crossing Meeting, Getting Nude at Tictail Market, “Alive on the Inside” at City Lore

Essex Crossing Site 5. Photo by Kami Scott.

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side today:

–The developers of Essex Crossing …

"The Chintz Age" by Ed Hamilton.

Happening This Weekend: “The Chintz Age,” Gallery Openings, “Graveyard” at Bowery Ballroom

Here are some of the things happening on the Lower East Side this weekend: –At Bluestockings from 7-8 p.m. tonight, author Ed Hamilton reads from his new book, “The Chintz Age: Tales of Love and Loss For a New York.” 172 Allen St. …


LES History Month 2016 Announced; Open Call to Participate

Our friends at Fourth Arts Block (FAB) sent along their announcement for the third annual Lower East Side History Month. The month-long series of local events will take place in May 2016, kicking off with the popular #LESStories, an interactive chalking project, on Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd. …

Torres (Mackenzie Scott).

Happening Today: Blood Drive, Torres at Bowery Ballroom, Lucky Bee Opens

Torres (Mackenzie Scott).

Some of the things happening on the Lower east Side today:

–The 7th Precinct is holding a blood drive today between …

Rendering: Metrograph, 7 Ludlow St.

Metrograph Theater Announces Opening Schedule

Metrograph, the independent cinema opening next month at 7 Ludlow St., is out with its initial programming lineup. …

Elizabeth Street Garden site.

Happening Today: Elizabeth Street Garden Meeting, New Museum Opening, Occupy Wall Street Film

This evening at 6:30, city officials will appear before Community Board 2 to present plans for a senior housing development on the Elizabeth Street Garden site. …

New Museum.

Sign Up For a NYC ID Card – Get Free Membership at the New Museum

New Museum.

New York’s new municipal identification card has been a huge success. More than three-quarters of a million applications have been approved since …

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Happening Today: MLK Day, “Ride on the Irish Cream” at Abrons, Open Mic at Bowery Poetry Club

World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick DeMarsico. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Some of the things happening today on the Lower East Side:

–The …

"Jazz for Young People -- Let Freedom Swing."

Manny Cantor Center Kicks Off Lincoln Center Programming Jan. 31

The Manny Cantor Center of the Educational Alliance is getting ready to kick off a series of high quality free events in partnership with Lincoln Center. …