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Sponsored Post: Meet Davidovich Bakery

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

Formaggio Essex

Sponsored Post: Meet Formaggio Essex

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

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Sponsored Post: Meet Porto Rico Importing Co.

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

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Video: The Pigeon Man of Seward Park

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Feed Me a Story: King’s Pork Larb

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

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Feed Me a Story: Diana’s Macaroni

This is number six, in our countdown of eight Lower East Side stories. In “Diana’s Macaroni” Diana teaches us to make a traditional Italian dish from her childhood. What’s the secret to Diana’s Macaroni, Meatballs & Sausage? …

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Feed Me a Story: Ludy’s Pasteles

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

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Feed Me a Story: Wai Man’s Stuffed Chinese Eggplant

Beginning today, we’ll be posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that …

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Online Fundraiser Continues to Seek Help For Performance Artist Arleen Schloss

Performance artist ArleenSchloss. Photo by MerylMeisler

Friends and supporters of the pioneering LES performance artist Arleen Schloss, are continuing efforts to raise money to …

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Video: Snowboarding the LES with Casey Neistat

Not everyone is letting winter get them down.  Take filmmaker/internet stunt-master Casey Neistat, who decided it was time to go snowboarding on the Lower …

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Streit’s Matzo Documentary Raises $14,000 So Far

This week The Jewish Daily Forward features the Kickstarter campaign in support of Michael Levine’s Streit’s Matzo documentary film project.  The production team has …

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Talking to Strangers (on the L.E.S.)

Thanks to local resident, writer and Lo-Down reader Barbara Becker for sharing this recent post (and video) from her excellent blog, Beyond Siri.  It’s called, …

Jon Stewart Takes Aim at House Republicans Over Sandy Aid

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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Video: East River Walkway Flooding

Some more evidence of Hurricane Sandy’s impending arrival: Water is flooding the East River walkway, just above the Brooklyn Bridge, this morning.



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Local Team Looks to Bring “Giant Donuts” to E. Village

Former Seattle-ites Michael Yuasa and Peter Humphrey are looking to bring some tasty morsels to the East Village.  Yuasa, who is a partner in …