Loisaida Festival 2019

The 32nd Annual Loisaida Festival Returns This Sunday, May 26

Everyone’s favorite neighborhood Latinx celebration returns for a 32nd year this Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12p-5p,on Avenue C, rain or shine. …

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Theater For The New City Celebrates 24th Annual LES Festival of the Arts

Theater For The New City hosts their 24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts over the long weekend. The festival runs May …

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First Street Green’s Open Mural Call is Now Open

Here is a mural call for First Street Green Art Park’s Spring/Summer 2019 projects: Centre-fuge Public Art Project invites you to submit a mural proposal for First Street Green Art Park. …

Greek Jewish Festival 2019

The Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street This Sunday, May 19

The 5th Annual Greek Jewish Festival comes to Broome Street this Sunday, celebrating the unique Romaniote and Sephardic heritage at the Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum. …

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Taste to your heart’s desire at Taste of the Lower East Side (Sponsored)

Are you a foodie? Do you care about making your community a better place? Put those two things together and you’ve got Taste of …

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Office of Storm Recovery Notice (Sponsored)

Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Announcement of Public Hearing for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project located within the Borough of Manhattan, New York County, New York. AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development. ACTION: Notice of Availability and request for comments; Notice of public hearing. …

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Abrons Arts Center Teams Up with Local Chinatown Orgs to Celebrate Lunar New Year

Our friends at Abrons Arts Center are teaming up with local organizations, Wing on Wo & Co. (home to community initiative, W.O.W. Project) and …

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NYC Small Business Services Now Offering Free Courses

This is a promotional post from one of our LES Partners, The Lower East Side Partnership: On behalf of the NYC Department of Small Business Services, the Lower East Side Partnership would like to share free course opportunities for the local merchant community. …

Community Board 3's January 2018 meeting.

Applications Open For Manhattan’s Community Boards

If you’re interested in joining your local community board, now is the time. The Manhattan Borough President just opened applications. …

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Third Street Music School to Host Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Our friends at Third Street Music School are hosting a free Martin Luther King day celebration on Monday, January 21, from 12 – 2pm. …

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East River Resiliency Plan, Chinatown Jail Back on Community Board 3 January Agenda

It’s a new year, but some very familiar issues dominate Community Board 3’s January 2019 meeting agendas. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. …

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What Was Old Is New Again at the Recycle & Reuse Community Arts Studio

Shabnaj Chowdhury checked out Manny Cantor’s Recycle and Reuse Community Arts Studio for part of our ongoing “Lower East Side Voices” series in collaboration …

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A Look at November’s Community Board 3 Agenda

Here’s what’s coming up at Community Board 3 in the month ahead.

–At CB3’s transportation committee meeting Nov. 13, the city’s Department of Transportation …

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Community Event Seeks to “Knit Together Old and New” on Former SPURA Site

A new Trader Joe’s, Target and hundreds of new apartments (some luxury, some below-market rate) are the most obvious signs that the Lower East …

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Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 This Week

Delancey Street at Essex Street. File photo.

There’s a lot going on at Community Board 3 this week. Here’s a look ahead:

–This evening …