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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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(Sponsored) Apply to Girls Prep Today

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 …

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Lower East Side Children’s Halloween Costume Parade and Party on Sunday, October 20

Henry Street Settlement co-hosts the second annual Children’s Halloween Costume Parade & Party on the Lower East Side on Sunday, October 20, …

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Get a Free Shampoo with Your Royal Shave and a Haircut at Grand Cutters Barber Shop

Grand Cutters Barber Shop is a family oriented barbershop that has been on the Lower East Side since 1960. There’s a reason why Grand Cutters has been around for so long. ​From haircuts, beard trims, and the signature classic – the Royal Shave, we care about the quality of service. …

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Workmen’s Circle Secular Jewish Sunday School Moves to Lower East Side (Sponsored)

Join Workmen’s Circle’s Secular Jewish Sunday School in a new location on the Lower East Side!

Is your family interested in exploring Jewish cultural …

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P.S. 110 Hosts 4th Annual Lower “Eats” Side Festival This Saturday

Our friends at PS 10 are hosting a tasty fundraiser this weekend featuring home-cooked food from more than 20 countries, prepared by the school’s …

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Keep the Beat All Summer Long at Third Street Music School (Sponsored)

Join us for one of our great camps or summer workshops for kids and teens: THIRD STREET SUMMER CAMP – a music and play filled summer experience for kids 18 months to 4+ Years — Learn about instruments large and small. …

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Third Street Music School to Host Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Our friends at Third Street Music School are hosting a free Martin Luther King day celebration on Monday, January 21, from 12 – 2pm. …

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Continuing a Neighborly Thanksgiving Tradition at Sugar Sweet Sunshine

If you are staying in town for a quiet Thanksgiving holiday, there are plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood that are cooking up turkey dinners, but this story of a special tradition among friends caught our attention. …