Hester Street Fair LES History

Hester Street Fair Celebrates LES History Month with “LES Profiles”

In celebration of Lower East Side History Month Hester Street Fair (HSF) is teaming up with The People’s LES, initiated by Downtown Art and …

Eastwood owners Sivan Harlap and Andrew States offering drinks and food at their friendly new "take out" windows.

Coronavirus Update: Staying Open Means Staying Nimble and Creative (UPDATED LIST)

Here’s an update on local spots that are open for pick-up and delivery. We’re also highlighting how some local shops, venues and organizations are staying creative, by adapting their offerings to suit our current “on-line-only” reality: …

Hester Street Fair Gift Shop

Hester Street Fair Holiday Gift Shop Opens Tonight

The Hester Street Fair opens its Holiday Gift Shop this evening from 5-9pm at 22 Ludlow St. The shop features creators and collectors from …

Feed me a story tote

Take an Essex Market Audio Tour and Share Your Favorite Ingredients With Feed Me a Story

Our friends at the Feed Me a Story project are kicking off a new audio tour of Essex Market (88 Essex St.) with a fun event this Saturday, from 11am – 1pm, on the mezzanine at the market. …

Grand Cutters Royal Hot Towel Shave

Get a Free Shampoo with Your Royal Shave and a Haircut at Grand Cutters Barber Shop

Grand Cutters Barber Shop is a family oriented barbershop that has been on the Lower East Side since 1960. There’s a reason why Grand Cutters has been around for so long. ​From haircuts, beard trims, and the signature classic – the Royal Shave, we care about the quality of service. …

Eric Suh of New Star Fish Market on the final day of the old Essex Street Market.

Saying Our Goodbyes to the Old Essex Street Market

It was a day of high emotions on the Lower East Side Sunday, as longtime customers and vendors said goodbye to the old Essex Street Market building at 120 Essex St. The 1940 structure once described as “unlovely” by the New York Times, is now shuttered …

Photo Credit: Patty Boutin

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday, November 24

The Lower East Side Partnership wants to share Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition, backed by American Express, that celebrates small businesses across the nation. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without Lower East Side locals joining in. …

457 FDR Drive, #A1303

New Listings on the Market, Sponsored by Halstead Realty

457 FDR Drive, #A1303

Halstead Properties has four new to market listings you can visit this weekend:

457 FDR Drive A1303, 719K



photo by The Lo-Down

Trader Joe’s Lower East Side Store Announces October 19th Opening

Trader Joe’s has released a statement announcing an October 19th opening at their new Lower East Side store at 400 Grand Street. The company will celebrate with a grand opening event including “live music, food tastings, giveaways, and more,” …

196 Orchard St. Rendering: Williams New York.

Marshalls is Opening Next Month on the Lower East Side

Another large-format chain store is about to open on the Lower East Side. …