Photos courtesy: Hester Street Fair.

Hester Street Fair Returns April 26-27

Reformation Models

Shop Talk: Miss Hoe, Urban Cricket, Reformation and More

Here’s Lo-Down contributor Jessica Delfino’s weekly roundup of Lower East Side shops, sales and new collections to keep your eye on. …

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New Arrivals: Faded Royalty, Just ‘Cause Collective, El Rey

Here’s a a look at some of the recent openings on the Lower East Side. This feature first appeared in the November 2013 edition …

Honey in the Rough, 161 Rivington St.

Honey in the Rough Reopens With Emphasis on Expecting Moms and Kidswear

After closing its doors for a quick re-vamp, clothing boutique Honey in the Rough is re-opening with expanded lines focusing on childrenswear and stylish …

The Bushwick Hotel playing at Ella Lounge for Cathrine Westergaard. Photo by

Review: Cathrine Westergaard Video Projection (and Live Music) at Ella Lounge

Old Hollywood ambiance met hard rock n’ roll at Ella Lounge for an end of fashion week performance by the band The Bushwick Hotel.

Photos by Ethan Ries.

Photos: Fall Fashion Show on the Lower East Side

As previously mentioned, the Lower East Side BID is gearing up for Sunday’s latest edition of DayLife, the organization’s Orchard Street festival.  But before this …


Lower East Side Galleries, Boutiques Stage “Opening Night” on Sunday

New York Fashion Week gets underway today and art galleries are preparing their first shows of the fall season.  For the second year in the …


Lower East Side Celebrates Fall Art, Fashion September 8

It’s still summer for awhile, but fall is right around the corner.  So we wanted to mention that it will soon be time to celebrate …

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Hester Street Fair Kicks Off August Night Markets Tomorrow

This weekend the Hester Street Fair launches “August Nights,” a series of Saturday markets stretching into the evening hours on the Lower East Side.

Urban Cricket and Pamela Barsky have moved in to 29 Essex St.

New Neighbors at 29 Essex

Urban Cricket and Pamela Barsky have moved in to 29 Essex St.

Urban Cricket and Pamela Barsky, two creative silk screen printing and design …

Matt Levine outside Sons of Essex.

Levine & Shah Battle Over Sons of Essex, ‘Bodega

Matt Levine outside Sons of Essex.

Yesterday, nightlife operator Matt Levine told Eater that one of his establishments, Cocktail Bodega at 205 Chrystie St., …

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Hester Street Fair Announces Opening Day Lineup

The Hester Street Fair is held next to Seward Park, where Essex and Hester streets meet.

Our friends at the Hester Street Fair have …

Signs of Spring: Hester Street Fair, CSA Signup

Here’s a sure sign of spring.  The Hester Street Fair is getting ready for a new season on the Lower East Side.  The food, …

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American Apparel Celebrates 9 Years on the LES

The other day, American Apparel reached out to let us know they’re celebrating nine years on the Lower East Side tomorrow.  To celebrate, the …

2013 Firecracker Festival at Sara D. Roosevelt Park.  Photos by Tim Schreier.

Scenes From the 2013 Firecracker Festival

2013 Firecracker Festival at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Photos by Tim Schreier.

It was time to celebrate the Year of the Snake at Sara …