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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

As …

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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 …

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The Lower East Side’s Newest Food Critics – AndrewAndrew

Our friends (and new neighbors) AndrewAndrew recently discovered the sandwiches at Sunny and Annie’s deli (94 Ave. B at E. 6th St.). Everyone (including …

"Stampede" by Know Hope - Curated by ArtUP - at 22 E. 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue

Know Hope Gets “Stampeded” on E. 2nd Street – Your Afternoon Street Art

"STAMPEDED" by Know Hope – Curated by ArtUP – at 22 E. 2nd Street. Photo by photo is by Udom Surangsophon.

Thanks to curator …

Ryan Gosling: East Village Crime Fighter!

Going viral today: Ryan Gosling (maybe) restoring our faith in humanity!  This video — apparently showing the movie star breaking up a fight on …

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A Daring Aerial Performance on the Williamsburg Bridge

Photo via twitpic/blackvelvetnyc.

It was quite a sight on the Williamsburg Bridge last night.  Brooklyn performance artists Seanna Sharpe and Savage Skinner were perched …