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The Market Line is Open Today at Essex Crossing

It’s grand opening weekend for the Market Line at Essex Crossing. Following a VIP preview last night, the subterranean shopping complex makes a long-awaited …

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Take an Essex Market Audio Tour and Share Your Favorite Ingredients With Feed Me a Story

Our friends at the Feed Me a Story project are kicking off a new audio tour of Essex Market (88 Essex St.) with a fun event this Saturday, from 11am – 1pm, on the mezzanine at the market. …

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Samesa Becomes First Casualty of New Essex Market

The new Essex Market has its first flop. The shawarma counter, Samesa, has shut down just five months after the market moved into its …

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Sake Festival Comes to Hester Street Fair

Sake fans should stop by the Hester Street Fair tomorrow for their first annual Sake Festival, featuring master brewers from Japan pouring sake from …

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Learn to Make Sichuanese Food at MOCATalks

Author Fuchsia Dunlop talks about her updated and revised cookbook, “Land of Plenty,” at the Museum of Chinese in America’s MOCATalks series …

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Celebrate Oktoberfest With Your Favorite Grand Street Businesses on Sunday

The early forecast says it’s going to be 85 degrees on Sunday. Not quite fall-like weather, but here’s one way to celebrate the new …

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Golden Diner is Now Open For Dinner

Golden Diner, a great little spot that opened with limited hours at 123 Madison St. earlier this year, just debuted dinner service. Chef/owner Sam Yoo, an alumnus of some of the better restaurant kitchens in town, …

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Sauce Reopens Friday at 78 Rivington St. After January Fire

Back in January, a devastating fire swept through Sauce, the Italian spot at 78 Rivington St., forcing the eight-year-old Lower East Side restaurant to …

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A Bigger Dudley’s Opens Today at 85 Orchard St.

The newly expanded Dudley’s officially opens for business today at 85 Orchard St.

The Australian restaurant has been a fixture on the corner of …

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Hester Street Fair Honors Original Vendors and New Creators This Weekend

A full weekend is coming up at Hester Street Fair. On Saturday, their “We Started Here” event returns in honor of the small businesses …

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A Chinatown Classic, Fong On, Re-Emerges at 81 Division St.

One of Chinatown’s oldest businesses is making a comeback.

Back in 2017, Fong Inn Too, the iconic Mott Street tofu shop, closed its doors. …

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Ernesto’s on East Broadway Plans Late Fall Opening

Back in October of 2017, we reported that a Basque restaurant from the New York food industry vet Ryan Bartlow was coming to this …

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Petisco Vegano Opens This Week at 189 East Broadway

If you’ve been missing Cafe Petisco, the popular neighborhood spot on East Broadway, you’re in luck. A revamped version of the Mediterranean restaurant is …

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Remembering Lucien Bahaj

There aren’t many places left to experience the heart and soul of the avant-garde Lower East Side as it existed in the 1980s and …

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Cool Down at Hester Street Fair’s Ice Cream Social This Weekend

One way to cool off this weekend is by “judging” which vendors offer the best flavors at the Hester Street Fair’s annual Ice Cream …