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Essex Market Offers Free Pumpkin Decorating For the Whole Family

Essex Market hosts a free family event next Saturday, October 24th, 10:00am – 12:00 pm. You can find them on Broome Street, between Essex …

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Mark DeGarmo Dance Creates Global Dance Circle, Calls For Dancers

Although the pandemic has put live dance performance on pause, local dance company Mark DeGarmo Dance has produced some heartwarming “Global Dance Circles” online. …

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Seward Park Library Re-Opens, Announces Community Conversation Programming

Seward Park Library is back open for “grab and go” service to return or pick up your reserved books (holds). Masks are required for entry. Meanwhile their programming is amping up online …

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New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) presents two exciting multi-day Virtual Animation Workshops, taught by acclaimed instructors from the New York Film …

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Economy Candy Brings Back Old School Push Cart Service

As businesses continue to reinvent themselves during these Coronavirus days, local favorite, Economy Candy has launched a fun endeavor. …

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Coronavirus Update: Coping with Cutbacks and Closures

New Yorkers looked for ways to make life more tolerable this week, amid continued cutbacks and closures during coronavirus lockdown. …

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Tompkins Square Library Offering Online Programming

Tompkins Square Library is joining the Zoom revolution with some great options for the whole family, online. They write: ‘Here are a few programs …

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Apply to Girls Prep! Girls Prep Lower East Side is the first tuition-free, all-girls public charter school in Manhattan. We serve girls in pre-kindergarten …

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(Photos) Chinatown Celebrates Year of the Rat with Lunar New Year Parade

Local photographer Roger Bultot shared some great photos from Sunday’s Lunar New Parade in Chinatown. It’s been a tough holiday season for the community, as unfounded fears about the new coronavirus have kept many people away from the neighborhood. …

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Drag Queen Story Hour Featured in East Village Arts Festival

As part of the 3rd Annual East Village Arts Festival, the Tompkins Square Library will present Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam tomorrow at …

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Private Piano Lessons in New York, Sponsored by New York Piano School

Some people have fond memories of taking piano lessons as a child, but for many others, the experience was less-than-inspiring. Perhaps their …

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PS 124 Theater Club’s Young Performers Star in New Documentary

The team behind “Curtain Up,” a new documentary featuring elementary school students in the PS 124 Theater Club, is offering a community preview on …

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Marco Polo Festival Returns to Chinatown and Little Italy

The Marco Polo Festival returns to Chinatown and Little Italy on Saturday, October 19. This year promises a family pageant that will flow through …

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Halloween Dog Parade Returns to East River Amphitheater on Sunday

The beloved Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade returns to the East River Park Amphitheater this Sunday, October 20th, from noon – 3:00pm. The …