Black Tree's bar and front seating area will remain intact; the rear wall will be knocked down to provide access next door.

LES Bites: The General Reviewed, Black Tree Sandwich Shop Opens, Malt & Mold Celebrates

Inside Black Tree Sandwich Shop, 131 Orchard St. Photo via restaurant’s Facebook page.

Today’s Lower East Side restaurant news:

The Daily News says chef …

Image via Delicate Raymond's Facebook page.

Holidays 2012: Keeping It Local on the LES

Image via Delicate Raymond’s Facebook page.

Time is winding down to finish up your Christmas shopping.  But no fear, the LES has you covered! …

Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard Street.

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard Street.

Here’s another edition of our local holiday shopping guide. Enjoy.

The Tenement Museum is featuring $30 gift ideas for …

Image via FAB tumblr page.

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Image via FAB tumblr page.

Here’s your weekend edition of our “keeping it local” holiday guide.  Remember: keep sending us your shopping, dining and …

Economy Candy

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Economy Candy. Photo by Vivienne Gucwa.

We continue our “keeping it local” holiday guide today with more suggestions from the neighborhood:

It’s hard to …

A nice gift idea for rock & roll fans: Sex Pistols - The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle - Double LP, Vintage Vinyl - First Pressing. $30.

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

A nice gift idea for rock & roll fans: Sex Pistols – The Great Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle – Double LP, Vintage Vinyl – …

Stanton Street Shul Reaches Initial Fundraising Goal; $20,000 Still Needed

Stanton Street Shul.

Rabbi Josh Yuter at the Stanton Street Shul let us know that they have raised $10,000 through crowdfunding site Lucky Ant, …

daha vintage

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Daha Vintage, 175 Orchard Street. Photo via New York Magazine.

Every day this month we’re offering suggestions for keeping it local this holiday season.  …

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Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Ian Trask’s unique Christmas ornament is available at Recession Art.

Here are some more suggestions for keeping it local during the holidays — Lower …

New York subway token necklaces by Erika Weiner.

Holidays 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

New York subway token necklaces by Erika Weiner.

We continue our holiday guide today — a look at ways you can help support Lower …

Orchard Street.

Holiday Season 2012: Keeping it Local on the LES

Orchard Street.

The holiday season is always incredibly important to local retailers and restaurant owners. But this year, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, …