Forest Fringe

Arts Watch: Edinburgh’s Forest Fringe Microfestival Comes to Abrons

This weekend an Edinburgh Festival Sensation, Forest Fringe, will be transforming the Abrons Arts Center into an experimental, building-wide microfestival for its New York …

Pier 42 fall festival 2014. Photo by: Hester Street Collaborative.

East River Park Celebration Coming Up Saturday

First Street Green Block Party + Mural Unveiling

nightmare nyc

Halloween Happenings: Nightmare NYC at the Clemente, Ricky’s Opens Two Pop-Ups

The Rooks NYC

The Rooks Celebrate New Release at Mercury Lounge This Saturday

TLD contributor Flora Theden talks to R&B/IndieSoul sextet The Rooks about their new EP, Beyoncé, and their upcoming show at Mercury Lounge.

If you’re …

190 Bowery.

Jay Maisel’s 190 Bowery is Sold to Aby Rosen For Undisclosed Price


Hedy Pagremanski Paints Endangered Lower East Side Landmarks

LaMaMa_Untitled Queen Photo by Stephanie Keith_300dpi

Arts Watch: Queer New York International Arts Fest Kicks off on Wednesday

This Wednesday, the Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIAF ) returns to New York for its third year. Abrons Arts Center serves as festival hub and home base. Performances take place at multiple venues around town. This year’s line-up features twelve U.S. premieres and new performance works by artists from around the world. …

MyLES LauraFoulke

My LES: Laura Foulke

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with long-time LES resident, performer and …

Bianca Monica

Bianca Monica Returns to Piano’s Tomorrow Night

Fresh off the heels of recording an EP, TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with the singer to chat about her upcoming show and burgeoning …

Pat Field with dogs Puti and Sultana on the Lower East Side. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

Grit and Glamour: Designer Patricia Field’s Lower East Side

Pat Field with dogs Puti and Sultana on the Lower East Side. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

This article was first published on our …

Sarah Jones will return to the Nuyorican for a special preview of her latest one-woman show, "Buy/Sell/Date."

Arts Watch: What To Do in September

Here are some highlights from our Lower East Side events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

Photos courtesy of Verlaine.

New Mural at Verlaine Highlights Nelson Mandela’s Message of Love

Photos courtesy of Verlaine.

The national and international news headlines this summer have been pretty grim. The Michael Brown shooting in Missouri, the Staten …


Reunion of the Lower East Side Bands – Saturday at East River Park


Louis CK at East River Park: See the Scene That Won Him an Emmy

If you’re a fan of Louie on FX, you already know quite a few scenes are shot on the Lower East Side.  One of …