Hanging_Holiday_Lights_On_Orchard_2014 Photo by TheLoDownNY.com

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

That time of year again.  Holiday lights are being hung around/above the Lower East Side (seen here at Orchard and Grand streets) courtesy of the …

Adventures in Intriguing Signage

Photo by Dyske Suematsu.

Spotted at Henry and Grand Streets.

Whatever It Takes to Beat the Heat

A reader of The Lo-Down sent along this photo taken by Donald Leroy on Pitt Street near Hamilton Fish pool this afternoon.



Taylor Lautner on the Lower East Side!

Taylor Lautner takes it easy between scenes. Photos by thelodownny.com.

Taylor Lautner was spotted on Eldridge and Delancey streets, today, filming his new movie, …

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Tree Trouble, Essex and Broome Streets

 

A Lamborghini Saturday on the Lower East Side

Clinton and Rivington streets. Photo by Dominic Mangonon.

Here’s a head turner. Dominic Mangonon snapped this photo over the weekend at Rivington and Stanton …

Street Art to Begin Your Valentine’s Day

Photos by Wayne Rada.

Vandalog sent along these photos from Mulberry Street.  Here’s a Valentine’s Day project from Bishop203.  There are two pieces, one …

Delancey and Ludlow streets. Photo by Jereme Barnas.

Vandalizing the “Heart Vandal”

Delancey and Ludlow streets. Photo by Jereme Taylor.

Someone doesn’t “heart” Nick Walker’s “Heart Vandal,” which went up at Delancey and Ludlow streets this …

Grand Street near East Broadway. Photo by Chris Gage.

Saturday Morning on Grand Street: What a Big Crane You Have!

Grand Street near East Broadway. Photo by Chris Gage.

Thanks to TLD reader Chris Gage, who noticed this Saturday morning spectacle — a big …

Pre-San Gennaro. Photo by Linda Ng.

San Gennaro Festival Returns to Little Italy

Pre-San Gennaro. Photo by Linda Ng.

The 86th Annual Feast of San Gennaro kicks off today. More than 300 vendors will be selling food …

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The Union Rat Visits the East River

Basketball City along the East River at Montgomery Street is hosting the union rat this morning.

 



The five-story walk-up building at 51 Hester St. changed hands last week.

51 Hester St. Sold for $2.2M; Work at Former Gertel’s Stopped

The five-story walk-up building at 51 Hester St. changed hands last week.

The five-story building at 51 Hester St., near the corner of Essex …

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Today in Signs That Make You Feel Good

We all know that myth about New Yorkers being cold and unhelpful to each other is untrue. This week’s proof: someone stopped a bike thief …

Photo by Carol Anastasio.

Snowman Alert!

Photo by Carol Anastasio.

We woke up to our first snow storm of the year. Forecasters say we’ll see, maybe, 5-6 inches before it’s …

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Mourning Steve Jobs on Clinton Street

As word broke last night of the death of Steve Jobs, the world of cyberspace he helped create and define went wild with RIPs, …