cat cafe

Meow Parlour Cat Cafe Coming to 46 Hester St.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

That time of year again.  Holiday lights are being hung around/above the Lower East Side (seen here at Orchard and Grand streets) courtesy of the …

clinton street for rent

What Stores Do You Want to See on Clinton Street? Meeting Next Week on Retail Woes

Seward Chen.

Aspiring Lower East Side App Developer Gets a Boost From GenTech

Essex Crossing conceptual rendering. SHoP Architects.

Plans Filed For 24-Story Essex Crossing Tower; 14 Screen Theater Planned (Updated)

nightmare nyc

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

Photo via @jensnow's Instagram account.

Russ & Daughters Publicist’s Instagram Lands American Apparel Exec in Trouble

The social media spotlight shines on a messy legal battle playing out at American Apparel. …


Neuman’s Kitchen Quietly Flourishes on Chrystie Street

Contributor Jake Safane has been profiling neighborhood restaurants and food shops for The Lo-Down. In the latest edition of his ongoing series, Jake explores the history of Neuman’s Kitchen, a successful catering business on Chrystie Street. …

Rothstein Hardware,

New Arrivals: Rothstein Hardware (on Ridge St.), Flowers in the Market, BeHotel

zarin's signage

New Signage: Zarin Fabrics on Orchard Street

Yesterday afternoon, workers installed signage above the entry of Zarin’s new Orchard Street showroom.  The longtime Lower East Side fabric store made the move …


Now Open: 99 Favor Taste at 285 Grand St.

99 Favor Taste has hopped over the river from Sunset Park to 285 Grand St.

Korean-style barbecue has come to Grand Street.

Red Caviar on Buckwheat Blinis at Moscow57.

New Arrivals: Moscow 57, Antonioni’s, Pablo’s Birthday and More

Here’s our monthly roundup of new businesses that have opened on the Lower East Side: …


Info Session Wednesday Night: Small Business Loan Program

"I Love Lower East Side" by Andriy Prokopenko.

Thanks to Our 2013 Annual Sponsors!

“I Love Lower East Side” by Andriy Prokopenko.

As 2013 draws to a close, we would like to thank the more than 50 advertisers …

Photo: Beyond Martial Arts.

Now Open: Beyond Martial Arts at the Masaryk Gym

Beyond Martial Arts, a business that was previously located on Attorney Street, has a nice new home: the Nike-renovated gym at Masaryk Towers on Columbia …