Photo by Chris Cooper.

Art Exhibition, “Citizens of the Bowery” Debuts at CitizenM Hotel

If you were on the Bowery last night, near Delancey Street, you witnessed quite a spectacle. …

Stanton Street Building., July 2016.

Another Year, Another Push to Activate Stanton Street Park Building

“It’s My Park Day” is coming to Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Saturday (June 23). …

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james and karla seward park

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Here’s the latest update from local photographers James and Karla Murray. Their Seward Park exhibition, “Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S.,” is 99% complete. Stay tuned for details about the opening celebration. | Weather: Mostly cloudy today with a few rays of sunshine in the morning, and a high of 82. Rain developing overnight. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

159 Stanton St.; One of Steve Croman's many Lower East Side holdings.

AG-Approved Management Firm Hired For Steve Croman’s Buildings

The state attorney general has apparently selected a firm to manage Steven Croman’s New York City rental properties. …

Protest held at 85 Bowery, June 18, 2018.

85 Bowery Tenants Demand Firm Return Date 5 Months After Displacement

Residents of 85 Bowery and community organizers are accusing their landlord, Joseph Betesh, of reneging on an alleged promise of a guaranteed return date. …

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Forsyth Plaza/Manhattan Bridge. | Weather: Another hot and humid day ahead: Mostly sunny with a high of 90. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

Photo by Jeffrey Lee.

Adirondack Creamery Founder Hosts Ice Cream Social in Support of Syrian Refugees

Coming up on Wednesday, Lower East Side resident Paul Nasrani will be hosting an ice cream social in the neighborhood to raise awareness of the Syrian Refugee Crisis. …

Photo courtesy of Two Bridges Tower.

Temporary Exhibition Celebrates “Existing Two Bridges Neighborhood”

Here’s a little something to brighten up the foreboding fence on Rutgers Slip bordering the apartment complex known as Lands End II. A public art project was recently installed along the one block stretch just above South Street. …

Photo by Bahij Chancey/Twitter.

Brooklyn Cyclist Dies After Fall on Manhattan Bridge

A 36-year-old man died after falling from his bike on the Manhattan Bridge yesterday. …

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Monday, June 18, 2018 | Someone’s celebrating on Rivington Street – Photo by Lee Brozgol. | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with afternoon thunderstorms possible and a high of 91. | If you would like to share a neighborhood picture with us, send it to: or tag us on Instagram at #LoDownNY.

572 Grand St 1BR

Open House of the Week, Sponsored by LoHo Realty

This move-in ready, renovated 1 bedroom apartment is the largest layout the co-op has to offer with views of the co-ops private parks and peaks of the East River from every room! …

Still from "A Maine Movie," Directed by Matt Nelsen, Story by Matt Nelson & Marty Schousboe.

A Night at the Lower East Side Film Festival

Walking into Village East Cinema for the Lower East Side Film Festival I was directed downstairs where a small group of people crowded around a concession stand featuring metal tubs filled with ice and beer – plastic cups of red and white wine sat between them. …

Photo from Shabushabu Macoron's Instagram.

Lower East Side Food Notes

Here are some of the recent stories that have caught our eye on the Lower East Side food scene. …

LES Citizens Parade

LES Citizens Parade Comes to Seward Park June 22, 24

The LES Citizens Parade, an activist artwork that celebrates the migration and settlement experiences of long-term Lower East Side residents, will produce two neighborhood marches and dance performances by a “moving company” of local older adults, guest artists and musicians in Seward Park. …

LESFF - Award Ceremony

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners

The 2018 Lower East Side Film Festival came to a close on Wednesday night and winners were announced at the after party …