A Last Glimpse of This Morning’s Moon

Pat Arnow took this photo from the Lower East Side just before the moon set early this morning.


Snow Day

Snow photos from the community. Claire Connors sent along the above image from Montgomery Street at Samuel Dickstein Plaza.

Lee Brozgol noticed this brave …

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Canal Street Mural: “Muslims Are People Too”

Amy Robinson noticed this message on the side of a tenement on Canal Street (near Essex Street). The mural reads, “Muslims Are People Too,” …

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Chinatown’s Giant Snowman Appears!

In these trying, uncertain times it’s comforting to know that some things do not change. Every year, the giant snowman makes an appearance in …


(Photos) Scenes From the Storm on the Lower East Side

A few snow photos to get us started today.


A Fleeting Sign of Resistance on the Lower East Side

TLD reader Nina Watkins snapped this photo on the FDR at Delancey Street this morning. She said cops removed it around 9 a.m.


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. …


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!


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. …