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Hawk With a View

Thanks to Dariusz Liszkiewicz, who sent along this great photo of our resident neighborhood hawk hanging out at Masaryk Towers last week. This photo …

Delancey Street at Orchard Street, 1969. Photo by Esther Marlowe.

Delancey Street, 1969

Esther Marlowe shared these photos from the Lower East Side. …

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Steamy Cabbie Calendar Benefits University Settlement

Are you ready to heat up your holiday shopping? The 2017 Taxi Drivers Calendar might be just the ticket. The calendar, showing New York …

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Our Local Hawk Enjoys a Late Fall Morning in Corlears Hook Park

Thanks to Andrea DiFiore, our resident Corlears Hook Park correspodent!

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Good Morning!

Thurssday, August 25, 2016 | Here’s a photo of the Williamsburg Bridge by L.E.S. photographer Vivienne Gucwa (@travelinglens)| Weather: Mostly sunny today with a …

(Left) Patti Smith, Bowery 1976 by Godlis and (Right) Godlis, Bowery 2016 by Melissa Guerrero

Capturing CBGB’s Glory Days With Photographer David Godlis

In 1976, a young photographer came upon a black haired woman outside a club on the Bowery. In mid-conversation, he stopped and asked for a photograph. …

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Photographer Thomas Holton on “The Lams of Ludlow Street”

We stopped by the Chatham Street Library last week for photographer Thomas Holton’s talk on his 13 year project, The Lams of Ludlow Street. …

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Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City’s oldest thoroughfare. …

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ICP Museum on the Bowery Opens With Exhibition, “Public, Private, Secret”

The show examines various concepts of privacy today, in relation to the need for public visibility and self-validation in our “post-internet,” age. …

Family Portrait 2004, from The Lams of Ludlow Street, by Thomas Holton

Photographer Thomas Holton Brings “Lams of Ludlow” to Chinatown Tomorrow Night

Photographer Thomas Holton began taking pictures of the Lam family in 2002 and continued to do so, on and off, for 13 years. …

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Woman carrying her big kitty, on Allen and Delancey by Pat Arnow.

Friday, June 17, 2016 | This photo is from Pat Arnow: “Woman …

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More Photos: After the Storm

More photos from the Lower East Side last night after the storms ended and the sun set on Manhattan. The first shot was submitted …

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An Edict From “President Trump” on Orchard Street

Joshua Wind spotted this sign on Orchard Street yesterday. It reads, “Muslims must wear identity jackets at all times… Thank you for your cooperation.” …

Strong spring winds on Clinton Street brought down some branches. Photo by Kristen Bearse

Strong Winds on Clinton Street Bring Down Branches

Lo-Down reader Kristen Bearse got our attention yesterday when she tweeted “Strong winds on Clinton Street” and attached this instagram photo. Luckily, it doesn’t look like too much damage was done to the truck. …

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Spring Tree Decorations

Looks like the wind had its way with this tree. Theodore Pender sent along this photo was a comment attached: “Plastic bags should be …