Co-op Village Home Buying Seminar

LoHo Realty Hosts Co-Op Village Home Buying Seminar (Sponsored)

LoHo Realty invites you to a Co-op Village Home Buying Seminar on Wednesday, May 29th from 6p-8p in the Seward Park Community Room: 264 …

Loisaida Festival 2019

The 32nd Annual Loisaida Festival Returns This Sunday, May 26

Everyone’s favorite neighborhood Latinx celebration returns for a 32nd year this Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12p-5p,on Avenue C, rain or shine. …

HesterStreetFair_lobster and beer

Lobster and Beer Returns to the Hester Street Fair for Memorial Day Weekend

Our friends at Hester Street Fair are bringing back their popular lobster and beer event for Memorial Day Weekend. This Saturday, you can indulge …

Theater For the New City

Theater For The New City Celebrates 24th Annual LES Festival of the Arts

Theater For The New City hosts their 24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts over the long weekend. The festival runs May …


First Street Green’s Open Mural Call is Now Open

Here is a mural call for First Street Green Art Park’s Spring/Summer 2019 projects: Centre-fuge Public Art Project invites you to submit a mural proposal for First Street Green Art Park. …

Lower East Side Links

–As the city continues to plan for the closure of East River Park for up to five years, bureaucrats are floating plans to upgrade a number of other parks on the Lower East Side. Many of the the so-called resiliency upgrades, however, have been in the works for years. [Patch]

–From small herbal merchants to Pearl River Mart, Donald Trump’s trade war with China is making an impact in Chinatown. [WNYC]

–After our local representative, U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, calls HUD’s budget “shameful” and “immoral,”  HUD Secretary Ben Carson tells lawmakers they should “think logically rather than just emotionally.” Velazquez later tweeted, “Thanks for mansplaining, Mr. Secretary, but what’s NOT logical is cutting housing budget and then saying there’s a housing shortage!” [ABC News]

–Which $1 million+ condo on the Lower East Side will “globe-trotting flight attendant” Gregory Rittiner choose? [New York Times]

–Roberta Smith checks in with her springtime Lower East gallery guide. [New York Times]

–Have you checked out your new rugelach and babka destination? Adir Michaeli talks about his new bakery on Division Street. [The Forward]


Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2019 Schedule

The ninth annual Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off at Village East Cinema on June 6th. This year’s slate includes crowd favorites like …


Karpoff Affiliates is Your Single Stop For Senior Moves and Real Estate Brokerage (Sponsored)

Karpoff Affiliates is your single stop for senior move services & real estate brokerage needs. If you or a family member cannot live on …

A Colorful Sky Over the Williamsburg Bridge


Good morning! Today’s photo submission is from Samantha and Mater Sinensky.

king dumpling

King Dumplings Opens at 74 Hester St.

It’s been more than a year since the popular Cantonese roast meats and noodle shop, Yummy Kitchen (also called Cheung Wong Kitchen), closed down …

The New Pier 35


It’s not the Great Wall of China and it didn’t take quite 200 years to build. But it was a long time in the marking! Have you checked out the new recreational area at Pier 35?

Meredith Monk Quarry

Restored Print of Meredith Monk’s QUARRY Premieres at Anthology Archives

Tonight at Anthology Film Archives: Meredith Monk fans have a rare opportunity to experience the filmed version of her Obie-winning masterwork, Quarry: …


Motorist Tased on Columbia Street After Allegedly Pulling Gun on a Cop

A man was tased after allegedly thrusting a gun into the torso of a police officer during a traffic stop on Columbia Street, near …

Sunday Hoops


Good morning! It was a definitely a weekend to spend outdoors. Here’s a photo from East River Park.


Apartment of the Week, Sponsored by LoHo Realty

New to Market – 2 Bedroom with Balcony Corner-Unit in East River! Come to our Open House this Sunday! — May 19, 2019 — 12pm – 1:30pm. Prepare to be stunned by the abundance of light and views when you step into this 2-bedroom/balcony corner unit. …