Summer 2016 on Hester Street. Photo via the Hester Street Fair's Instagram.

Hester Street Fair Wraps Up 2016 Season This Weekend

Summer 2016 on Hester Street. Photo via the Hester Street Fair’s Instagram.

The Hester Street Fair will be winding down its 7th season in …

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Gulick Park, Corlears Hook Park Host Fall Community Events

There will be fall celebrations at two neighborhood parks this weekend. …

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(Sponsored) Free Family Fun at Gulick Park This Sunday

The air has that nip to it, the leaves are starting to show their fall colors–if only around the edges. It must be time for pumpkin painting in Gulick Park! …

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National Coming Out Day Event Takes Place at Theater For the New City

Tomorrow night at the Theater for the New City on 1st Avenue, Council member Rosie Mendez and the Council’s LGBTQ Caucus will be hosting …

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(Sponsored) Pickle Day 2016 is Sunday September 25!

The pickles are coming…! The pickles are coming…! Join us for another year, overflowing with barrels upon barrels full of not just fun – but …

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(Sponsored) Watch the First Presidential Debate at Donnybrook

The crew at Donnybrook (35 Clinton St.) is hosting a “Let the Games Begin” debate watching party on Monday, Sept. 26. Grab your friends …

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Memorial For Al Orensanz to Be Held Sept. 21

Coming up later this month, members of the Lower East Side community will gather to remember Al Orensanz, the longtime director of the Angel Orensanz Center. …

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NYC DOT Launches “Shared Streets” Festivities in Lower Manhattan

This Saturday, NYC’s Department of Transportation launches its first “Shared Streets” community initiative in Lower Manhattan. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., cyclists, pedestrians …

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Movies Under the Stars: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Next week, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment his hosting yet another outdoor movie night. On August 18th, Elvis Presley and Ann Margaret …

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Get Your ID NYC at the MOCA Pop-Up

Starting August 16th, New Yorkers can enroll for a free ID NYC card at the pop-up enrollment center in the Museum of Chinese in America. …

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The NuBlu Orchestra Comes to East River Park Bandshell in Tribute to Butch Morris

Tomorrow night’s SummerStage performance features longstanding local favorite, NuBlu Orchestra. The group was born out of the core group of musicians associated with the Lower East Side club on Avenue C of the same name. …

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Summer Movies in Seward Park: Wreck-It Ralph

Seward Park movie night is back as part of their outdoor summer series, in partnership with Seward Park Conservancy, The Metrograph Theater and Henry …

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New York International Fringe Festival Returns For 20th Anniversary

The New York International Fringe Festival returns for its 20th year on August 12th. This year’s lineup features 200 shows in 16 days and showcases theater and dance companies from all around the globe. …

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Jamaican Independence Day, Sunday Night Party at the Hester Street Fair

It’s a double-header at the Hester Street Fair this weekend.

On Saturday, they’re throwing a party for Jamaican Independence Day. Sean John of Orchard …

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National Night Against Crime – Tomorrow on East Broadway

National Night Out Against Crime is coming up tomorrow. The guys at the 7th Precinct sent around their flyer for the big event on …