Shop Talk: Low Budget, Last Minute Gifts From the Neighborhood

Here are contributor Jessica Delfino’s ideas for some last minute holiday gifts on the cheap:

BAGELS, BIALYS and RUGELAH, OH MY!: Baked goods make …


LESpace’s Holiday Hoo-Ha at 201 Allen St. Tonight

If you’re looking for some last minute holiday shopping inspiration, LESpace might just be your ticket. Their Holiday Hoo-Ha is happening tonight from …


Best of the LES 2014: Jessica Delfino’s Best Bang For Your Buck

As part of our 2nd Annual Best of the L.E.S. magazine issue, we asked our Shop Talk contributor, Jessica Delfino, where to go for …

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Old School Lower East Side: 16 Stores With Staying Power

We already published the winners of our Best of the Lower East Side Awards. But here’s a separate list of some of the old …


Best of the Lower East Side 2014: Shopping & Services

This article first appeared in the December edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.

There’s not much left of the Lower East Side’s old …

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New Arrivals: Objectify, The Sill, Foley Gallery and More

From our December 2014 magazine, recent openings on the Lower East Side:

The Sill (84 Hester St.) The potted plant specialist operating for more …

Lea's Dress Shop, 125 Orchard St.

Lea’s Dress Shop Set to Close After 45 Years on Lower East Side

Lea’s Dress Shop, 125 Orchard St.

The section of Orchard Street between Delancey and Rivington streets is one of the fasting changing blocks …

St. Mary's Holiday Open House

St. Mary’s Church Hosts Holiday Gift Shop Open House

Our friends at St. Mary’s Church are hosting a Holiday Open House tomorrow at their gift shop in the rectory at 28 Attorney Street …

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Reed Space Plans National Partnership With PacSun

Image via Jeff Staple’s Instagram.

Pioneering Lower East Side lifestyle brand Reed Space is planning a major expansion.  Here’s how the company’s founder, …

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Meow Parlour Cat Cafe Coming to 46 Hester St.

Remember the hysteria surrounding the pop-up cat cafe on the Bowery this past summer? Well, get ready for act two — a permanent …