Photo by Chris Cooper.

Art Exhibition, “Citizens of the Bowery” Debuts at CitizenM Hotel

If you were on the Bowery last night, near Delancey Street, you witnessed quite a spectacle. …

Photo courtesy of Two Bridges Tower.

Temporary Exhibition Celebrates “Existing Two Bridges Neighborhood”

Here’s a little something to brighten up the foreboding fence on Rutgers Slip bordering the apartment complex known as Lands End II. A public art project was recently installed along the one block stretch just above South Street. …

Still from "A Maine Movie," Directed by Matt Nelsen, Story by Matt Nelson & Marty Schousboe.

A Night at the Lower East Side Film Festival

Walking into Village East Cinema for the Lower East Side Film Festival I was directed downstairs where a small group of people crowded around a concession stand featuring metal tubs filled with ice and beer – plastic cups of red and white wine sat between them. …

LES Citizens Parade

LES Citizens Parade Comes to Seward Park June 22, 24

The LES Citizens Parade, an activist artwork that celebrates the migration and settlement experiences of long-term Lower East Side residents, will produce two neighborhood marches and dance performances by a “moving company” of local older adults, guest artists and musicians in Seward Park. …

LESFF - Award Ceremony

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners

The 2018 Lower East Side Film Festival came to a close on Wednesday night and winners were announced at the after party …

Photo by Kate Milford/Museum at Eldridge Street, 2017.

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival is Happening Sunday

It’s looking like a nice day on Sunday for this year’s version of the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival. …

Photo: K. C. Bailey/Sony Pictures.

Lower East Side Film Festival 2018 Debuts Tonight

Here’s a reminder that this year’s version of the Lower East Side Film Festival debuts tonight at Village East Cinemas with “Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story.” …

Rooftop Films/Seward Park HS

Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side June 9

Rooftop Films returns to the Lower East Side in a couple of weeks with the first of several screenings on the rooftop at New Design High School. …

LESFF - Crowd

Lower East Side Film Festival Revs Up for 8th Annual Indie Film Fete

The Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off another round of fabulous screenings and fun festivities on Thursday, June 7th. This year, the fest …

Katra Film Series

Katra Film Series Spring Edition is Happening on the Bowery, Thursday, May 24

Our friends at Katra Film Series are hosting their Spring 2018 Edition tomorrow night from 6p – 10p at 217 Bowery (Katra Lounge, between …

Renderings courtesy of James & karla Murray.

James & Karla Murray Launch Kickstarter For “Mom & Pops” Seward Park Installation

Back in February, we told you about a new installation in Seward Park from the local photographers James & Karla Murray. …

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Loisaida Festival Returns Sunday, May 27

Coming up on Sunday, May 27, the Loisaida Festival returns to Avenue C for its 21st year. …

Photo courtesy of Chinatown Partnership.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebrations In Chinatown Sunday

Photo courtesy of Chinatown Partnership.

On Sunday, the Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Festival makes its return to Chinatown. It takes place on …

Nom Wah Adam Lucas

Adam Lucas and Nom Wah Tea Parlor Team Up for “Neighborhood” Popup

On Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23, local artist Adam Lucas (aka Hanksy) teams up with Nom Wah Tea Parlor owner Wilson Tang …

Doyers Street 2017; photo by @dimsumnyc.

Chinatown BID Seeks Art Proposals For Doyers Street Seasonal Plaza

You may remember this setup on Doyers Street last fall. The Department of Transportation and the Chinatown Business Improvement District teamed up to create temporary seating and activities on one of Chinatown’s most unusual blocks. …