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Sponsored: LoHo Realty Announces New Team Member, Eric Ferrara

LoHo Realty is extremely pleased to announce that Eric Ferrara has joined our amazing LoHo team! We view this as a great move for …

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American Political Items For Collectors Show Comes to the L.E.S.

In case you’ve recently found yourself longing for bygone political eras, you may want to check out this unusual pre-Super Bowl event coming up …

Photo by Berenice Abbott; Pike and Henry streets, 1936. Courtesy of New York Public Library.

Lower East Side Oral History Project Hosts Kickoff Jan. 19

Photo by Berenice Abbott; Pike and Henry streets, 1936. Courtesy of New York Public Library.

A few weeks ago we mentioned the New York …

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(Photos) 1969 Explosion That Rocked Delancey Street

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As Gothamist first noted a short time ago, the New York City Fire Department has uploaded some amazing photos showing a huge …

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Museum at Eldridge Street Opens Exhibit of Early 20th Century Postcards From the Lower East Side

A fascinating exhibition opens tomorrow evening at the Museum at Eldridge Street. …

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Up Next Week, Two Events For Historical Food Enthusiasts

Next Wednesday, two local museums present two different mouthwatering takes on culinary history: the Tenement Museum looks at “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story …

George and Martha Washington's mansion on Cherry Street.  Source: New York Historical Society.

Lower East Side Students: It’s Time to Properly Recognize “First White House”

Here’s an Election Day diversion. We thought it would be a good time to revisit a part of the Lower East Side’s presidential history this morning. …

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Zarin Fabrics: Looking Back at 80 Years on the Lower East Side

The store has outlasted its Lower East Side competitors and overcome many obstacles in its eight decades of existence. …

Photo by Berenice Abbott; Pike and Henry streets, 1936. Courtesy of New York Public Library.

Lower East Side Oral History Project Seeks Community Volunteers

The New York Public Library has a community oral history project focused on several neighborhoods, including the Lower East Side. …

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A Peek at “Moe Penn Hatters” on Grand Street

TLD reader Carol Anastasio pointed this one out to us. Some old signage has emerged at 395 Grand St., which is undergoing exterior renovations. …

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Five Points Author Tyler Anbinder to Discuss New Book at Tenement Talks

Historian and author Tyler Anbinder (The Five Points) will be discussing his new book, City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New …

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“HERSTORY,” Looks at Chinese-American Women’s History Through a Legal Lens

The Chatham Square Library offers a unique take on the story of Chinese-American women’s history with their upcoming exhibit, “HERSTORY: Chinese-American Women, 165 Years …

Mark Podwal at the opening of "Kaddish for Dabrowa Bialostocka." Photo by Kate Milford.

Museum at Eldridge Debuts New Art Gallery With Mark Podwal Exhibit

The Museum at Eldridge debuted their brand new gallery space, the Michael Weinstein Gallery, with an inaugural exhibition by artist Mark Podwal last night. …

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NYC DOT Launches “Shared Streets” Festivities in Lower Manhattan

This Saturday, NYC’s Department of Transportation launches its first “Shared Streets” community initiative in Lower Manhattan. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., cyclists, pedestrians …

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Paul Rudnick Joins Randy Cohen For “Person Place Thing” at the Museum at Eldridge

Next Wednesday at the Museum at Eldridge Street, humorist and Emmy-award winning writer Randy Cohen will host a live taping and talk of Person Place Thing, his radio interview show. …