Moving Stories

“Moving Stories” Final Performance is Tonight

The Manny Cantor Center is hosting a screening and final performance for the conclusion of the Moving Stories project that local seniors have been …

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Steve Nash’s Chinatown Showdown Happens Next Week



The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

There’s One Day Left to Pledge Your Support For Our Small Business Survival Campaign

Our campaign isn’t over just yet. We have until 11:00 p.m. TONIGHT to continue raising funds for this important coverage. While we’ve met our initial funding objective, additional support will not only facilitate more in-depth reporting but it will send a strong message that saving small business is a top priority on the Lower East Side. Keep spreading the word – no contribution is too small! …

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Two Local Girl Scouts Make Top 10 Cookie Sellers in NYC

Helen Purdy and Maddie Noveck, top Girl Scout Cookie sellers from local Brownie Troop 3051.

Two local Girl Scouts, troop mates Maddie Noveck, 8, …

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We Need Your Help: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign Today!

We’re launching a yearlong reporting project focused on Small Business Survival on the Lower East Side. Please support our crowdfunding campaign today to make …

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Can Small, Independent Businesses Survive in an Increasingly Corporate World?

It’s an issue gaining momentum throughout New York City. On the Lower East Side, one of the city’s last authentic neighborhoods, the question is particuarly resonant. …

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Support Our Small Business Campaign + Get Your Hands on Some Awesome Rewards!

We want to take a moment this morning to update you on the progress of our Small Business Survival Campaign. It’s our crowdfunding effort …

Museum at Eldridge Street.

Lower East Side Synagogues Hold Open Houses This Coming Weekend



Moving Stories

Seniors Combine Memory With Movement to Create “Moving Stories” at Manny Cantor

Moving Stories, an interactive project for senior citizens, brings some authentic flair to the idea of neighborhood walking tours. Created by local artist and …

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Robert Cordero Named New Executive Director of Grand St. Settlement

Grand St. Settlement is set to announce this morning the appointment of Robert Cordero as its new executive director. He comes to the large …

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Report: David Chen is Fired by Chinese American Planning Council



The Guerrilla Girls. Photograph: George Lange

Arts Watch: What To Do in May

Here are the highlighted events from our May events calendar, coming out in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine next week: …

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Saint Mary’s Gift Shop Mother’s Day Open House is Today

Our friends at Saint Mary’s on Grand are hosting a Mother’s Day Open House Thursday, April 30th, from 4 pm – 8 pm. Their …

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Tenement Museum’s 97 Orchard St. in “Desperate Need of Care,” Fundraising Campaign Launched (Updated)



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Lower East Side History Month Kicks Off in May