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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: The Metrograph

We sent AndrewAndrew to The Metrograph, our new art house cinema on Ludlow Street (just above Canal), for dinner and a movie. Here is …

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Happening This Weekend: Lower East Side Festival of the Arts

If you’re staying in the city over the holiday weekend, we suggest checking out the annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts.

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Producers Looking to Adapt “Hester Street” For Broadway

Hester Street, the 1975 film set on the Lower East Side, is being adapted for Broadway. Film producer Ira Deutchman told Indiewire he’s developing the project in consultation with Joan Micklin Silver, who wrote and directed the indie movie. …

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Annual Loisaida Festival Returns This Sunday

The annual Loisaida Festival returns on Sunday, May 29, for its 29th year of celebrating Puerto Rican and Latino culture and heritage throughout the …

East Side women discussing price of meat. Photo by Bain News Service, [1910 April].

Tomorrow Night: Help Recreate the Great Meat Boycott of 1902

East Side women discussing price of meat. Photo by Bain News Service, [1910 April].

There are only a few days left to celebrate Lower East …

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that participated in Feed Me a Story's latest installment of recipes for their historical "video cookbook."

“Feed Me a Story” Debuts Video Cookbook in Essex Market

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that …

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Tickets Go on Sale For 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival

Highlights this year include the premiere of Art of the Prank, a documentary about satirist Joey Skaggs; The Rainbow Kid, a gritty coming of age story; and a showing of Streit’s: Matzo & the American Dream. …

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Greek Jewish Festival Will Be Held Sunday Afternoon on Broome Street

There will be kosher Greek food, entertainment (including traditional Greek dancing) and an outdoor marketplace. You’ll also be able to tour the synagogue, which has been beautifully restored. …

Photo by ABC No Rio, 2014.

ABC No Rio: Packing Up Ahead of Rivington Street Demolition, Rebuilding

It’s been talked about for years. Now ABC Rio is making final plans to move out of 156 Rivington St., a crumbling building that will be replaced by a new home for the radical arts center. …

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New York Funny Songs Festival Kicks off 5th and Final Fest This Thursday

The 5th and final New York Funny Songs Fest kicks off this Thursday, May 19th at The Unicorn (105 Henry St. at Pike St.). …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: The Lucky Bee

We sent AndrewAndrew to The Lucky Bee, the hot pink hot spot on Broome Street. The restaurant just debuted its new dinner menu. Here …

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A Festive Block Party and a Spring Makeover at the Essex Street Market

There’s a big bash at the Essex Street Market this weekend in celebration of the historic public facility’s 76th birthday. …

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LES Volunteer Fair is Happening Saturday

The LES Volunteer Fair is coming up on Saturday as part of Lower East Side History Month. Details from the Facebook invite:

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Photo courtesy: New Museum/Dean Kaufman, 2015.

New Museum Announces Major Expansion Plan

The New Museum has launched an $80 million capital campaign to fund a major expansion of its Bowery headquarters and to support new and existing programs. …

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Hester Street Fair Launches 2016 Season on Saturday

Hester Street Fair, 2015.

This coming Saturday, the Hester Street Fair will kick off its seventh season on the Lower East Side. The 2016 …