No one can resist New Catch Holland Herring Season at Russ & Daughters.

LES Bites: New Catch Holland Herring Season, Low Country Boil at Birds & Bubbles, Kottu House Kudos

loisaida festival

Loisaida Festival is Coming Up Sunday


The Set List: Live Music on the Lower East Side

Here’s TLD Contributor Flora Theden’s weekly run-down of the best live music on the Lower East Side. …

We Need Your Help: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign Today!

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We’re launching a yearlong reporting project focused on Small Business Survival on the Lower East Side. Please support our crowdfunding campaign today to make this initiative a reality! Click here for more information.

Good Morning!

rivington street

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Lee Brozgol took this photo on Rivington Street | Weather: Cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a high of 62 | Happening Today: The Clinton Street Love Mob, a story sharing event pairing artists and small business owners, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at Barramundi, 67 Clinton St. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

Lower East Side Film Fest

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Lineup

The Lower East Side Film Festival has announced its full lineup for their upcoming array of screenings, local parties and industry events to be …

Luis Meat Market Co-Founder Ramona Rodriguez

Sponsored Post: Meet Luis Meats

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 …


Just Another Night on Norfolk Street: A Spiritual Cleansing Ceremony at La Contenta

rutgers meeting

Public Meeting on Proposed Changes to Rutgers Street Tonight

Photo: Mayoral Photography Office.

City Won’t Release List of NYCHA Sites For Private Development Until August

Good Morning!

norfolk street

Wednesday, May 20. 2015 | Dogs like coffee, too. Rachel Bernstein sent along this photo, taken Monday on Norfolk Street | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds and winds gusting to 20 mph with a high near 70 | Happening Today: A public forum will be held on plans to create a flood barrier along the East River, Henrietta Szold School, 293 East Broadway, 7 p.m. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily email.

83-85 Bowery.

Activist Group Denounces Owner of 83-85 Bowery Over Condition of Buildings

for rent

Can Small, Independent Businesses Survive in an Increasingly Corporate World?

It’s an issue gaining momentum throughout New York City. On the Lower East Side, one of the city’s last authentic neighborhoods, the question is particuarly resonant. …


Essex Crossing Developers Begin Demolition of Broome Street Fire House

Public housing developments as seen from the Williamsburg Bridge. File photo by Joel Raskin.

New NYCHA Private Development Plan to Be Unveiled Today