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A Few Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is only four days away. But there’s no reason to panic. Here’s are a few Lower East Side options to consider: …

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Sponsored Post: Furnishare – Get More For Less with a Furniture Subscription

Moving into a new apartment is expensive. Paying a real estate agent, a down payment, the first month’s rent and furnishing an apartment can add up to thousands of dollars. But what if you could save the money you would normally spend on furniture? …

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Photos: Zarin Fabrics Kicks off 80th Anniversary Celebration

Bobby Zarin, Jill Zarin, David Zarin. Photos courtesy of Zarin Fabrics/Andrew Werner.

During the past few years, Zarin Fabrics has gained quite a bit …

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Essential LES: Here Are the Local Spots We Would Hate to Live Without

This week we’re rolling out our Essential LES Guide both online and in our print magazine. It’s part  of The Lo-Down’s year-long reporting …

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The Lo-Down Magazine: December 2015

Here’s the December 2015/January 2016 issue of our print magazine. It’s a special edition: “Essential LES,” is a guide to the Lower East Side’s …

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Instagram the Essex Street Market: Win a Holiday Gift Crate

Here’s one more reason to shop at the historic Essex Street Market. They’re running an Instagram contest (Miracle at Essex Market) with a great …

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Photos: Christmas Windows at Frank’s Bike Shop

The Christmas window display at Frank’s Bike Shop on Grand Street is a Lower East Side tradition. Greta Cohen sent along a few photos …

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Lower East Side Holiday Art Pop-Up Begins Nov. 27



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My LES: Sarah Sanneh

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with LES resident, Pies ’n’ Thighs co-owner and baker-in-chief, Sarah Sanneh. …