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 …

A 7_Eleven opened at 403 Grand St. in July.

Report: Lower East Side Adds 10 Chain Stores in 2013

The Center for an Urban Future is out with its annual report on chain stores in New York City.  While the overall numbers on the …

Bob Zuckerman.

Former Lower East Side BID Director Has a New Job

Back in September, we noted that Bob Zuckerman had stepped down as executive director of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District.  Now he has …

The Rising States, 168 Ludlow St.

New Arrivals: The Rising States, HOLL, Antler Beer & Wine

From our October magazine, a monthly roundup of new businesses on the Lower East Side.