Early Snow Brings Fallen Branch Hazards

Yesterday’s wet snow brought down a whole bunch of tree branches. They are covering sidewalks and streets throughout the Lower East Side. Be careful …


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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 …

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NYC DOT Launches “Shared Streets” Festivities in Lower Manhattan

This Saturday, NYC’s Department of Transportation launches its first “Shared Streets” community initiative in Lower Manhattan. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., cyclists, pedestrians …

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Photos: It Snowed on the Lower East Side!

Photos by Chris Castillo.

Chris Castillo sent along some photos from our weekend snow storm. Looks like we’ll see flurries until early evening hours. …

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 …


The Union Rat Visits the East River

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