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Christmas Trees at the Essex Street Market + Santa Visit Saturday, Dec. 3

The Essex Street Market is going all out for Christmas this year.

Greg’s Trees, one of the city’s oldest Christmas tree vendors, set up …

Hester Street Fair, October 2016.

Hester Street Fair Opens Holiday Market at the Seaport, Looking Forward to Season #8

The Hester Street Fair wrapped its seventh season on the Lower East Side last month. But the gang has big plans for the off-season, beginning with today’s kickoff of the holiday market at the South Street Seaport. …

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Zarin Fabrics Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Jill, Bobby and David Zarin look on as a proclamation is read from the borough president’s office last night.

It was a scene at …

164 Ludlow St. Photo courtesy of ODD. New York.

ODD. New York Announces Departure From 164 Ludlow St.

ODD. New York, the cutting edge boutique at 164 Ludlow St., is going to be leaving the Lower East Side after almost five years. …

151 Orchard St.

Streetwear Pioneer, Reed Space, is Closing Orchard Street Store in September

The pioneering streetwear/lifestyle brand, Reed Space, is leaving Orchard Street after 15 years. …

Lands End I residential building on South Street.

“Pre-Applications” Show 2100 Apartments, 1.7 Million sf Coming to Two Bridges Area

Lands End I residential building on South Street.

Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request reveal preliminary plans for two new …

Photo: Alex Gerald

Businesses Still Closed at 95 Delancey St. After Partial Facade Collapse (Updated)

Businesses at 95 Delancey Street remain closed today as a sidewalk shed – scaffolding designed to protect pedestrians from falling debris – is constructed around the building. …

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Building Facade Collapse Closes Businesses at 95 Delancey (Updated)

Large chunks of cement from the front of 95 Delancey (between Ludlow and Orchard) came crashing down around 1 a.m. this morning. Luckily, no …

159 Orchard St.

Going Out of Business Sale: Belraf Fabrics Closing After 33 Years on the LES

Belraf Fabrics will be closing its Orchard Street store on June 30 after 33 years on the Lower East Side, and the owners are offering bargain prices until then. …

Owner-in-Training Mei Lum by Melissa Guerrero

A Conversation With Mei Lum, Part of a New Generation Returning to Revitalize Chinatown

25 year old Mei Lum is the new owner-in-training at one of Chinatown’s oldest shops, Wing on Wo. & Co. Founded by her great grandfather, Walter Eng, the store originated as a “Chinese-Japanese Fancy Goods store” at 13 Mott St. in 1890. It moved nearby, to its current location at 26 Mott St., in 1925. …