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Lego Live NYC Takes Over Pier 36 This Weekend

Are your kids crazy about Legos? If so, you might want to head to Pier 36 this weekend for Lego Live NYC, an extravaganza …

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Year of the Dog: Time to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Chinatown

Chinatown is about to come alive with the sights and sounds of Lunar New Year 2018. The Year of the Dog begins on Friday, Feb. 16. Here are a few events to look for in the coming days. …

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Political Memorabilia Show Coming Up Feb. 4, Complete With Al Smith Tribute

Coming up on Feb. 4 (yes, that’s Super Bowl Sunday) the Seward Park High School Alumni Association is partnering with the Big Apple Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors for a political memorabilia show and sale on the Lower East Side. …

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Downtown Arts Festivals Kick Off in January

Happy New Year LES! It has been a while since I last wrote about our local arts scene. But what a time to start again. Winter festival season starts this week in NYC. Some of the newest work by local, national and international theater, dance, opera, and music artists will be performed right here on the LES over the next month in what has become known as JanArtsNYC. …

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Enjoy Christmas Day at the Museum at Eldridge Street

If you’re partaking in that great Christmas Day tradition of enjoying a meal in Chinatown, you might as well stop by the Museum ar …

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Presentation on Community Health Centers Coming Up Dec. 7

Here’s a notice from Community Board 3:

 

 



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Henry Street Settlement Holds Town Hall Meeting on Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, Henry Street Settlement is hosting a town hall meeting to find out what issues matter most to people on the …

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(Photos) Lower East Side Pickle Day 2017

As usual, it was packed at the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day festival yesterday. Unusually warm October weather brought out the masses for …

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Planning Session For Stanton Building Revival Takes Place Oct. 25

Coming up on Oct. 25, there will be a public visioning session to develop ideas for the Stanton Building, a Parks Department facility in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. …

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Benefit Concert For Puerto Rico in East River Park Oct. 22

There have been a lot of local efforts to help the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Here’s a big fundraiser coming up Sunday, Oct. 22 in the East River Park Bandshell. …

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Lower East Side Pickle Day 2017 is Coming Up Sunday, Oct. 15

What’s wrong with this photo? Unless pickle impersonators were roaming the Lower East Side a century ago, we think someone’s been having fun with Photoshop. It’s a sure sign that LES Pickle Day is right around the corner. …

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Next Lowline Community Advisory Board Meeting Oct. 11

The next meeting of the Lowline Community Advisory Board is coming up Oct. 11 at Grand Street Settlement. …

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Lower East Side History Buffs Beware: Urban Archive Scavenger Hunt Sept. 22

If you love to delve into the incredible history of the Lower East Side, you’ll want to know about The Hunt – LES, taking place Sept. 22. …

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Caveat, A Salon-Style Event Space, Takes Over at 21A Clinton St.

A new team has moved into the performance space at 21A Clinton St. (formerly The Living Theatre and most recently the C.O.W. Theatre) offering …

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FilmShop Collective Hosts Annual Screening Party at Rough Trade This Saturday

If you’re looking for a fun film screening and live music event that includes a.c. this weekend, FilmShop, a local filmmakers collective, is hosting …