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L Train Closure Set For April 27

The MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation have announced that the L Train shutdown will begin on April 27. …

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(Video) Lower East Side Vigil For Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims

There was a vigil last night in front of Primitive Christian Church on East Broadway for the victims of the synagogue rampage in Pittsburgh …

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LES 5K Revel Run, In Remembrance of Pavel Lempert

Nearly 200 Lower East Siders came together Sunday for the first annual LES 5K Revel Run, which was formed in the memory of Lower East Sider Pavel Lempert, who passed away in August of 2017 at 52 from complications of laryngeal carcinoma. …

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Crowdsourcing the Grand Opening of Trader Joe’s on Grand Street

From the looks of things, your neighbors took Friday’s opening of Trader Joe’s on Grand Street very seriously. Laurie Gwen Shapiro reports that her …

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Lower East Side Trader Joe’s is Open

Here’s a look inside the new store, which opened this morning at 8am. There was a line to get in, but it wasn’t the …

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It’s Crunch Time! Lower East Side Pickle Day is October 14th!

New York’s quintessential fall festival is back and ready for pickle fanatics from all over the world. A dill-ightful collection of merchants will fill Orchard Street with the divine scent of brine offering everything from the simple pickle on a stick, to ice cream flavored with dill and garnished with gherkins. …

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New Liquor Store at 393 Grand St. Gets Go-Ahead From State Liquor Authority

We’re told the State Liquor Authority (SLA) has finally approved an operating permit for a new liquor store at 393 Grand St. …

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Marshalls is Opening Next Month on the Lower East Side

Another large-format chain store is about to open on the Lower East Side. …

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Randall’s Barbecue is Smokin’ at 359 Grand St.

The wait is finally over for a real deal slow-smoked barbecue restaurant below Delancey Street. …

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Inside Nine Orchard, New Hotel Coming to Historic Jarmulowsky Bank Building

The 1912 Jarmulowsky Bank Building has been covered in scaffolding and shrouded in secrecy for several years. …

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Lower East Side Target is Now Open at 145 Clinton St.

Starting this morning, the new Target store on the Lower East Side is open for business.

The 22.500 square foot ‘small format” outpost is …

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7-Eleven is Closing Store at 403 Grand St.

You may have noticed the “75% off” sale signs pasted all over the 7-Eleven store at 403 Grand St. There’s a reason for that, …

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Lower East Side Episode of Anthony Bourdain’s TV Program Premieres During October Film Fest

An episode of Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show, Parts Unknown, focused on the Lower East Side will premiere Oct. 24 at the Food Film Festival. …

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You Can Now Have a First Look at Resnick/Passlof Museum at 87 Eldridge Street

In the 1970s and 1980s, quite a few abandoned synagogues on the Lower East Side were taken over by artists, who repurposed the often crumbling buildings as quirky studio and living spaces. …

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Block Party Celebrates “Past, Present, Future” of SPURA

By the fall, the first phase of the Essex Crossing project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) will be mostly completed. …