Grand Cutters Royal Hot Towel Shave

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. …

Eric Suh of New Star Fish Market on the final day of the old Essex Street Market.

Saying Our Goodbyes to the Old Essex Street Market

It was a day of high emotions on the Lower East Side Sunday, as longtime customers and vendors said goodbye to the old Essex Street Market building at 120 Essex St. The 1940 structure once described as “unlovely” by the New York Times, is now shuttered …

Photo Credit: Patty Boutin

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday, November 24

The Lower East Side Partnership wants to share Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition, backed by American Express, that celebrates small businesses across the nation. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without Lower East Side locals joining in. …

457 FDR Drive, #A1303

New Listings on the Market, Sponsored by Halstead Realty

457 FDR Drive, #A1303

Halstead Properties has four new to market listings you can visit this weekend:

457 FDR Drive A1303, 719K

photo by The Lo-Down

Trader Joe’s Lower East Side Store Announces October 19th Opening

Trader Joe’s has released a statement announcing an October 19th opening at their new Lower East Side store at 400 Grand Street. The company will celebrate with a grand opening event including “live music, food tastings, giveaways, and more,” …

196 Orchard St. Rendering: Williams New York.

Marshalls is Opening Next Month on the Lower East Side

Another large-format chain store is about to open on the Lower East Side. …


Robert James is Crowdfunding to Save His Orchard Street Clothing Brand

Robert James, the men’s fashion designer, is fighting to keep his headquarters at 74 Orchard St. He launched a fundraising drive on GoFundMe, right on the heels of celebrating his 10th anniversary on the Lower East Side. …

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Patricia Field Opens Shop in Seward Park Co-op on the Lower East Side

As you may have noticed, there’s a lot of hoopla surrounding the 20th anniversary of “Sex and the City.” …

Photo from Sneaky Tavern's Facebook.

New Premium Sneaker Shop Sneaky Tavern Teams Up With 10Below Ice Cream

Here’s something new: sneakers and ice cream together in one storefront. …

Yaf Sparkle, 249 Broome St.

Shop Local: Holiday Stroll on the Lower East Side Dec. 20

Yaf Sparkle, 249 Broome St.

As we head into the final week of Christmas shopping, why not keep it local? You can, of course, …


We Tried Out the Essex Street Market’s New Online Delivery Service

Our first attempt at using the Essex Street Market’s new delivery service turned out well. …

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Sammy Gluck: Orchard Street’s Global International Men’s Clothiers is Open For Business

Sammy Gluck wants to set the record straight. …

43 Essex St.

Kickboxing Chain Store Signs Lease at 43 Essex St.

For decades, this storefront at 43 Essex St. was a home to G & S Sporting Goods, a boxing supplies store owned by the Zerling family. Now it’s about to take on new life as I Love Kickboxing, a nationwide chain of fitness studios. …

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Jimmy Webb Gets to Know His New Orchard Street Neighbors

Look who we have here! That’s Trash & Vaudeville’s Jimmy Webb hanging out with his new neighbor, Andrew Chase of Cafe Katja, one of …

190 Bowery.

Fashion Retailer Totokaelo Leases 190 Bowery Space As Pop-Up

Aby Rosen’s RFR Realty has finally found a tenant, even if it is a temporary one, for the ground floor of 190 Bowery, the former Germania Bank Building. …