photo by Bob Krasner

“Russian Doll” Season Two Now Filming in East Village

Bob Krasner caught actress-writer-director Natasha Lyonne and crew filming a scene for season two of her Netflix hit, Russian Doll, on Avenue A last week. …

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The Pyramid Club Officially Closes its Doors

Beloved by generations of nightlife fans, The Pyramid Club NYC announced their permanent closure in early April. Known as a drag and punk landmark since the bad old days (1979!), the team cited the closure as a consequence of the pandemic shutdown. …

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Little Parade Community Pop-Up Comes to 48 Hester Street (Sponsored)

Come try something new this weekend at Little Parade, a neighborhood pop-up event at 48 Hester St. This community market will feature the bold …

Illuminate NYC: COVID-19 installation at The Canvas. Photo by Alex Contell

Illuminate NYC Project Shares COVID-19 Data Through Creative Design

“Illuminate NYC: COVID-19,” a creative and informative LED Light Art Installation, developed by the team at the Illuminate Cities Project Collective, is currently on display in the storefront at State Assemblyman Harvey Epstein’s office at 107 Ave. B, from 10am – 11pm, through May 17th, 2021. …

"Mine," by Shayna Strype, opens at Dixon Place, with a live/in-person option, on April 21, 2021

Dixon Place Announces Return to Live, In-Person Performances Beginning April 21st

Dixon Place will be offering a package of four new Spring 2021 Productions beginning April 21, with limited in-person seating available for three of the shows. …

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Flying High Over the LES

This photo is by Janis Redlich. Redlich is a painter and photographer who lives in the neighborhood. Send us your Lower East Side photos …

Sour Mouse Dream in Color

Sour Mouse Hosts “Dream In Color” Art Opening

There’s a fun art opening at Sour Mouse tonight: “Dream in Color” features a collection of artwork by two locally-based street-artists Stephanie Grajales and …

Hester Street Fair, October 2016.

Hester Street Fair is Bounced After Seward Park Co-op Goes in a Different Direction

The Hester Street Fair came to the end of its 10-year lease some time ago and now its landlord, the Seward Park Co-op, has decided to go with a different operator in the space alongside Seward Park. …

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Five Reasons to Visit Sour Mouse (Sponsored)

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Manhattan is Sour Mouse. A vibrant bar and game hall located just across the street from Essex Market. …

Abrons Arts For Living

Penny Arcade to Host Virtual Fundraiser for Abrons Arts Food Pantry

Downtown diva and performance artist Penny Arcade will host a virtual fundraiser, Arts For Living: Artists Feed the L.E.S., at Abrons Arts Center, to …

The Metrograph opened on Ludlow Street in May. Photo by Whitney Browne.

Movie Theaters Reopen at 25% Capacity, Soon to be 33%

Many downtown movie theaters reopened at 25% occupancy this past Friday, and are heading towards being able to operate at 33% capacity, as of April 2, 2021. Indoor capacity will be set at 100-150 attendees. …

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Dixon Place Continues “Black Artists’ Matter” Variety Night

Dixon Place continues its series, Black Artists’ Matter, on February 25th at 7:30pm. The evening is a curated online variety show, celebrating the work …

LES Film Fest Trivia Night

Lower East Side Film Festival Hosts Romance at the Movies Trivia Night

Our friends at the Lower East Side Film Festival are celebrating Valentine’s Day early with “Romance at the Movies” Trivia Night on Wednesday, February …

Audience of One by Andrea DiFiore @andreadifiore62

Snow Days on the LES

The snow continues to fall in NYC after our biggest storm since the record setting blizzard of 2016. This weekend’s snow is wetter and should only be 4-8 inches, but it’s enough to keep the Lower East Side blanketed (and slushy). Here’s a round up of some great shots from our readers and Instagram followers. …

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Order Flowers For Valentine’s Day From Julia Testa (Sponsored)

Julia Testa has specialized in events and flower delivery since day one. Serving Manhattan, Brooklyn and parts of Queens.

They create some of the …