Spinach Mille Feuille with Grapefruit Ricotta and Smoked Pistachios. Photo courtesy of Dirt Candy.

Amanda Cohen’s Dirt Candy Sinks New Roots on Allen Street

Instagram/Mission Chinese.

LES Bites: Pizza Making at Mission Chinese, Tijuana Picnic, Bowery Meat Company


Election Night Roundup: Lower East Side Democrats Win Handedly

Comfort Diner, 399 Grand St.

State Liquor Authority Grants Comfort Diner 4 a.m. Liquor License

Good Morning!

Covered bird cages in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Photo by Nancy Linn.

Covered bird cages in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Photo by Nancy Linn.

Cloudy skies today with a high of 64.


November 19: A Taste of the Essex Street Market at Night


A Monthly Roundup of Lower East Side Food News

Best of the LES 2014

Take Our Survey! The Best of the Lower East Side: Shopping & Services

Father Andrew O'Connor in the newly restored library at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

Father Andrew O’Connor Weaves Community at St. Mary’s Church

135 Bowery.

135 Bowery Listing is Live; Community Space Projected to Lease For $40/Sq. ft.

Morning Reads: Allen Street Site Listed For $28 Million, Apartment Thief, “Hipster” Havens

The stalled Allen Street Hotel site has hit the market for $28 million (Crain’s).

Police are looking for a suspect in 10 apartment break-ins in the East Village (Channel 4).

Fun facts for Election Day: 7% of voters on the Lower East Side are Republican (Address Report via Curbed).

Yelp tracks New York’s “hipster” invasion through the years (Business Insider).

Another look at Bud Glick’s 1980s photos of Chinatown (PetaPixel).

The Lady Furies host a Halloween party (NY1).

Good Morning!

St. Mary's Church, Grand Street.

St. Mary’s Church, Grand Street.

Mostly sunny today with a high of 65. It’s Election Day. Get out there and vote! Here’s a handy poll locator if you’re not sure where to cast your ballot.

Sixth Street Pilates

Sponsored Post: Sixth Street Pilates Offers Special Intro Rates

If you haven’t visited Sixth Street Pilates before, it’s worth stopping in and checking out their special offers for first time students. Visit today …

Shalom Chai was open for business as usual Monday, but perhaps not for much longer.

Sklar Heads to CB3 in Hopes of Securing Liquor License For Kosher Cafe

Marc Richardson

My LES: Marc Richardson

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with community activist Marc Richardson.