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Inside First Street Green Park

Continuing our partnership with New York City News at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, here’s a look at 1st Street Green …

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Lower East Side Galleries Push for More Visitors

Hoping to encourage more foot traffic, gallery owners Leslie Heller and Bart Keijsers Koning recently kicked off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits …

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CBD is Served Hot, Baked or Over Ice at Chillhouse

Here’s a look at Chillhouse, a wellness cafe at 149 Essex St., from Ivan Flores with New York City News Service. This is part of our continuing collaboration on the “Lower East Side Voices” video series. …

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Malaysian Coffee Shop, Kopitiam, is Bustling on East Broadway

We are continuing our collaboration with New York City News Service for our Lower East Side Voices video series. Here’s a look at the …

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Lower East Side Voices: Daredevil Tattoo

This week we have been checking in with neighborhood businesses as part of our Lower East Side Voices video series. Today, Talib Visram visits …

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Lower East Side Voices: Economy Candy

Today we are kicking off another round of video stories in our ongoing Lower East Side Voices series. …

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Lower East Side Voices: A Family Separated

Ramon Vargas, facilities manager at Henry Street Settlement, has been in this country since 1989, but he still remembers the painful separation from his family like it was yesterday. …

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Lower East Side Voices: A Radio Host On a Mission

All this week, we have been featuring the stories of immigrants in our community and talking with them about the Trump administration’s controversial immigration agenda. …

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Lower East Side Voices: A Plea to “Follow Your Constitution”

In our video series, Lower East Side Voices, we are sampling local opinions about the new administration’s immigration policies and learning from immigrants in our community about their experiences. …

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Lower East Side Voices: “The Land Belongs to All of Us”

We’re continuing our series today, Lower East Side Voices, in which we talk with local immigrants about their experiences in this country and about the Trump administration’s immigration policies. …

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Lower East Side Voices: The Freedom Swimmer

Perspectives on immigration: A Videotaped interview with Chinatown resident Chris Chung. …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: Speedy Romeo

We sent our friends AndrewAndrew to check out Speedy Romeo, the new wood-fired pizza and grill on Clinton Street. Here is their excellent review…



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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 …

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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 …