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LES Designer Robert James Rolls Out Anti-Trump Tee Shirts

Local menswear designer Robert James isn’t hiding his political views during this presidential campaign season. He has collaborated with artist Brian Andrew Witeley to create a limited edition graphic tee based on an actual rubbing of the gravestone. …

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Adopt a Pet and Get a Free Tattoo This Sunday at Grit N Glory

The ASPCA is teaming up with tattoo queen Megan Massacre this weekend to host a fun adoption/tattoo event at Grit N Glory. …

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ODD. New York Announces Departure From 164 Ludlow St.

ODD. New York, the cutting edge boutique at 164 Ludlow St., is going to be leaving the Lower East Side after almost five years. …

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Streetwear Pioneer, Reed Space, is Closing Orchard Street Store in September

The pioneering streetwear/lifestyle brand, Reed Space, is leaving Orchard Street after 15 years. …

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Going Out of Business Sale: Belraf Fabrics Closing After 33 Years on the LES

Belraf Fabrics will be closing its Orchard Street store on June 30 after 33 years on the Lower East Side, and the owners are offering bargain prices until then. …

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Hester Street Fair Launches 2016 Season on Saturday

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This coming Saturday, the Hester Street Fair will kick off its seventh season on the Lower East Side. The 2016 …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here are some of the highlighted events coming up in February that we are looking forward to: …

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New Arrivals: Vapeya, The Hunt, Anthom, Killion, Koneko Cat Cafe

Here’s a look at some new businesses on the Lower East Side, featured in our October 2015 print magazine. …

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Tie Designer Alexander Olch Details Plans For Ludlow Street Cinema



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MY LES: Kara Mullins and Osvaldo Jimenez

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with LES residents and La Petite Mort shop owners Kara Mullins and Osvaldo Jimenez (aka SLUTLUST). …

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Hester Street Fair Opens 2015 Season Saturday on the Lower East Side



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The Set List: Live Music on the L.E.S.

Hailing from Northern Mali, the Songhoy Blues will play at Mercury Lounge March 9th

Here’s TLD Contributor Flora Theden’s weekly run-down of the best …

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Pushmethod + Questlove to Host “Hoodies for the Homeless” This Thursday

In collaboration with Okayplayer and the Hoodie Shop, New York hip-hop rock band PushMethod is collecting hoodies for the homeless. On Thursday, February 5th, …

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Best of the LES 2014: Jessica Delfino’s Best Bang For Your Buck

As part of our 2nd Annual Best of the L.E.S. magazine issue, we asked our Shop Talk contributor, Jessica Delfino, where to go for …

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Old School Lower East Side: 16 Stores With Staying Power