The Lo-Down Magazine: October 2015

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Our October 2015 print magazine is now available. You can pick up a copy at locations throughout the neighborhood or read the electronic edition right here. Just click through for the online version.

Lower East Side Links

Ben Shaoul converted the old Cabrini Nursing Home to luxury rentals. Now he’s taking the whole complex condo (Real Deal).

An apartment at the former Sixth Street Synagogue will set you back around $3 million (EV Grieve).

The city launches a $1 million ad campaign to get the word out about the rent freeze enacted over the summer (NYT).

The International Center of Photography has hired a curator in residence as it prepares to debut a new exhibition space on the Bowery in May of next year (NYT).

You have likely not heard of the Walter McBeer gallery on Stanton Street. There’s a good reason for that (Artnet News).

Good Morning!


Friday, October 9, 2015 | Lee Brozgol took this photo on Mulberry Street | Weather: Humid with a high near 80 today; rain showers developing this afternoon before a mild cold front moves into the region. Partly cloudy and 65 tomorrow. On Sunday, mostly sunny with a high of 71 | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Sponsored Post: Karpoff Affiliates Apartment of the Week

This unit is located within the beautiful, all-new construction condominium complex known as Crystal Point. This property is arguably the best, most sought-after and most ideally situated condominium on the Jersey City “Gold Coast.” …

Five of six brothers in “The Wolfpack.” Photo: Dan Martensen/Magnolia Pictures.

Wolfpack Show Comes to Deitch Projects Oct. 21


Workshop For Business Owners on Bike Delivery Rules

hester street fair

Live Music Comes to the Hester Street Fair Saturday

David Owens in his new shop at 161 Rivington St.

Small Business Survival: Government Gridlock Stymies Solutions

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bahram williamsburg bridge

Thursday, October 8, 2015 | Bahram Foroughi took this photo of the Williamsburg Bridge at sunrise | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 69. Enjoy. The rain moves in tomorrow | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

Locals and city designers look over preliminary plans at Grand Street Settlement.

Residents Voice Hyperlocal Concerns About East River Levee Plan

Anthom's new Lower East Side shop. Photo via @shopanthom instagram.

New Arrivals: Vapeya, The Hunt, Anthom, Killion, Koneko Cat Cafe

Here’s a look at some new businesses on the Lower East Side, featured in our October 2015 print magazine. …

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015 | Joel Raskin took this photo of Essex Crossing construction site 2 at Broome and Norfolk streets | Weather: Partly cloudy today with a high of 74 | Happening Today: The New Museum opens an exhibition on the work of Jim Shaw | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.


Ponydance Trots Into Abrons With “Anybody Waitin’?”

The ever industrious Irish dance-theater collective ponydance, is bringing its own brand of madcap comedic dance to Abrons Arts Center this week with its acclaimed “Anybody Waitin’?” …

elizabeth street garden

Opinion: Elizabeth Street Garden Should Be Used For Affordable Housing

"The Sisters”:  Joey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz who play Alice and Irene Lewisohn at Abrons Arts Center through Oct. 31st.
Photo by Steven Menendez Photography.

Arts Watch: What To Do in October

Here are the highlighted Lower East Side events from our October events calendar, out this week in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …