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Journalist Ray Suarez to Kick Off Jane Jacobs Lecture Series at the Museum at Eldridge

Our friends at the Museum at Eldridge Street are partnering with the Center For the Living City to present a yearlong commemorative lecture series …

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(Sponsored) NADA NY Returns to Pier 36 on May 5th

NADA New York continues to showcase the best of emerging contemporary art, with exhibitors representing 44 cities from 18 different countries, 51 first-time exhibitors, and 28 project spaces. …

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Behind the Scenes of “R*NT (Or: What You Own: another dirge for a city remembered)” at The Performance Project

Our friends at The Performance Project have been featuring “Five Questions With Our Artists in Residence” on their blog. Here …

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Join in – “LES STORIES: Community Chalking” This Sunday

This Sunday, May 1st, Lower East Side History Month kicks off with their annual LES STORIES: Community Chalking event. The volunteer collaboration is focused …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: Speedy Romeo

We sent our friends AndrewAndrew to check out Speedy Romeo, the new wood-fired pizza and grill on Clinton Street. Here is their excellent review…



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“Famous Nathan” Film About Nathan’s Hot Dogs to Screen at City Lore

City Lore has added a special screening to their current exhibition Boardwalk Renaissance: How the Arts Saved Coney Island. On Thursday, April 28, they …

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International Center of Photography Opens June 23 With “Public, Private, Secret”

ICP’s new home at 250 Bowery.

Earlier this month, the International Center of Photography (ICP) announced a June 23 opening date for its new …

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“Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream,” Now Showing at Film Forum

In the days leading up to Passover this year, something is missing on the Lower East Side. It’s all too apparent to anyone who walks down Rivington Street, where the aroma of fresh-baked matzo wafted from the Streit’s factory buildings for so many decades. But there’s some consolation. …

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My LES: Claw Money

We are excited about the return of our popular feature, “My L.E.S.,” the series that spotlights people who live and work on the Lower East Side. This month, we spoke with graffiti artist and fashion entrepreneur Claudia Gold, a.k.a. Claw Money. …

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(Sponsored) Give Your Child a Summer of Fun at Camp Henry!

At Camp Henry, youngsters (ages 5 to 13) enjoy arts and crafts, dance, sports, swimming, and trips to museums, amusement parks, bowling lanes, and …

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Streit’s Matzo Exhibition Opens This Evening

The documentary film, “Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream,” opens next week at the Film Forum. We had a good talk with filmmaker Michael …

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Street Artists For Bernie Take Over Galli Wall on Ludlow Street

An impromptu art project took over the wall of former corner restaurant Galli on Ludlow and Rivington Streets today. …

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Roots Pop Band “Karikatura” Celebrates New Album at Bowery Electric on Thursday

“World Indie,” “Transglobal Soul,” “Roots Pop” are all terms that can be used to summarize the Brooklyn-based Karikatura‘s sound, but it’s more fun to …

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“Popped NYC” Hosts Lineup of Events For Their Last Few Weeks on Grand Street

Popped NYC, the local artists shop and space that collectively popped up at 365 Grand Street, will be closing at the end of the …

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The Third Annual L.E.S. History Month Kicks Off May First

For the third year in a row, the month of May will be officially dedicated to Lower East Side History. The list of local organizations participating in LES History Month is growing and new community events have been added. …