Hanksy at work inside the old Essex Market building.

Hanksy Brings Street Art Inside For Last Days of Old Essex Market Building

We checked in with local street artist, punster and curator, Hanksy, this morning as he and fellow street artists were putting final touches on their full scale murals for the upcoming show, “Market Surplus.” …

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The Lower East Side Partnership (LESP) is responsible for marketing and economic development initiatives that are designed to improve overall quality of life conditions on the Lower East Side. We regularly partner with locally based community organizations and institutions in order to increase exposure and drive foot traffic to merchants, cultural, and community facilities that act as the anchor institutions for our neighborhood. …

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Essex Street Market Dresses Up Exterior With Mural by Gera Lozano

The 76 year old Essex Street Market building received a bright and colorful face lift over the weekend. …

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RIP Essex Street Market Vendor Ron Budinas

The Essex Street Market is a close-knit community. So it hit especially hard a few weeks ago when a longtime member of the market’s family, Ron Budinas, suffered a fatal heart attack. …

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that participated in Feed Me a Story's latest installment of recipes for their historical "video cookbook."

“Feed Me a Story” Debuts Video Cookbook in Essex Market

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that …

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A Festive Block Party and a Spring Makeover at the Essex Street Market

There’s a big bash at the Essex Street Market this weekend in celebration of the historic public facility’s 76th birthday. …

TraLaLa Juice Bar

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Christine Juritsch of Peasant Stock

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Benoit Breal & Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheese.

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Roni Sue's Chocolates

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Co-Owner Lu Ratunil Nordic Preserves

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Rainbo Fish Market

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Luis Meat Market Co-Founder Ramona Rodriguez

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Boubouki at Essex Market

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Ni Japanese Co-owner Atsushi Numata

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