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Local Restaurant Owners Chart a New Course on Jefferson Street

Anyone who has walked down Jefferson Street lately has undoubtedly noticed some changes. …

The Thursday afternoon LES Youthmarket at the corner of Grand and Pitt streets debuts its fourth year tomorrow.

Youthmarkets Open on the Lower East Side Next Week

Starting next week, Gouverneur Health’s Youthmarket is back for the summer season. The initiative is a part of Grow NYC’s greenmarket program. Local youths …

The Osaka Grub crew - photo via Instagram.

Now Open: Osaka Grub in the Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. Osaka Grub, a fast food Japanese concept, has opened its first “brick and mortar” location in a stall on the north end of the market right next to Peasant Stock. …

Photo: Yunnan Kitchen's Facebook page.

Yunnan BBQ Closes at 79 Clinton St. This Week

After four years, Yunnan BBQ (formerly known as Yunnan Kitchen) is calling it quits at 79 Clinton St. The last day will be this coming Thursday. …

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Bing Kitchen is Open For Business at 71 Orchard St.

If you walk along Orchard Street, just below Grand Street, you might have noticed new signage for Bing Kitchen, the Lower East Side’s latest …

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The 16th Annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival is Sunday

The Museum at Eldridge Street (12 Eldridge St.) bring its beloved block party, the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival, back this Sunday …

Lower East Side Links

- Art critic Jerry Saltz has only high praise for LES gallery CANADA and its current exhibit, “Make Painting Great Again,” but worries for its …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: A Falafel-Off!

It’s always good to compare cheap eats in the neighborhood. AndrewAndrew decided to compare falafels from two local spots on Rivington Street. Here’s their …

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(Sponsored) Don’t Miss the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival June 19

On Sunday afternoon, June 19, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Museum at Eldridge Street will present its 16th annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival, a joyous celebration of the diverse ethnic communities of the Museum’s Lower East Side neighborhood. …

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“Beats & Eats” Coming to Hester Street Fair Tomorrow

The Hester Street Fair tomorrow is teaming up with Grub Street for “Beats & Eats.” Throughout the day, there will be DJ sets, lots of local food and beer! …

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“Little Chair” Cafe Opens For Business Today at 47 Monroe St.

There’s a new option for coffee and a quick meal down in the Two Bridges area. The team behind Division Street favorites Forgtmenot and Kiki’s just opened Little Chair at 47 Monroe St. today. …

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El Castillo de Jagua is Open For Business!

For some reason, people on Facebook are sharing a four year-old story about the temporary closure of the Grand Street location of El Castillo de Jagua. …

Anne Saxelby, Feb. 2014.

Saxelby Cheesemongers Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Anne Saxelby admits she was a little bit nuts in 2006 to open a stall in the Essex Street Market focused on American farmstead …

Photos courtesy of Chikarashi.

Poké Bowls Reimagined: Chikarashi is Now Open at 227 Canal St.

Here’s a new twist in Chinatown: Japanese-style poké bowls. In the past several days, a little spot called Chikarashi has opened at 227 Canal St. (just west of Baxter Street). …

Interior of Lowlife on Stanton Street. Image via the restaurant's website.

Lowlife Closes at 178 Stanton St. After Six Months

Lowlife, the high-end restaurant at 178 Stanton St., appears to be the latest victim of a cursed commercial space. …