Photos by Roger Bultot.

(Photos) Art Exhibition Precedes Destruction of Old Essex Street Retail Market

Photos by Roger Bultot.

The new Essex Market has been open for about six months, and the old historic Essex Street Market building on …

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Bowery Film Festival Returns Next Week

The 2019 Bowery Film Festival returns to the neighborhood for its 4th edition next week, November 19-21st. The lineup includes 41 Official Selections with 9 works made by African-American Filmmakers, 4 works by LGBTQ+ members and 7 films by, for and about the Latinx community. …

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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. …

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Charity Funder Blue Hill Troupe Presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

The Blue Hill Troupe, a musical theater company that raises money for New York City charities while providing high quality theater performances, …

Photo by Robin Schatell

Seal Park in the Fall

Photo by Robin Schatell

It’s autumn in what locals call “Seal Park.” Formally known as John V. Lindsay East River Park. Thanks to Robin …

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mixed media work by David Lynch (via press release)

David Lynch Debuts New Work at Sperone Westwater Gallery

Sperone Westwater Gallery (257 Bowery) presents their first exhibition featuring new work by acclaimed filmmaker and master artist David Lynch beginning today. The show, “Squeaky Flies in the Mud,” features paintings, works on paper, watercolors, lamp sculptures and furniture. …

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Marco Polo Festival Returns to Chinatown and Little Italy

The Marco Polo Festival returns to Chinatown and Little Italy on Saturday, October 19. This year promises a family pageant that will flow through …

Tompkins Square Dog Parade

Halloween Dog Parade Returns to East River Amphitheater on Sunday

The beloved Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade returns to the East River Park Amphitheater this Sunday, October 20th, from noon – 3:00pm. The …

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ASVP Mural is in the Works on Suffolk Street

There’s a new mural coming to the neighborhood, via ASVP and Delancey Street Associates. The 10,600-square foot mural will decorate the Suffolk Street …

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Learn to Make Sichuanese Food at MOCATalks

Author Fuchsia Dunlop talks about her updated and revised cookbook, “Land of Plenty,” at the Museum of Chinese in America’s MOCATalks series …

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Metrograph Re-Releases “Downtown 81,” Starring Basquiat

The Metrograph is releasing a new 35mm print of the fabled Edo Bertoglio film, “Downtown 81,” featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat on a journey through the Lower East Side amid plenty of old school characters …

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Upcycled Art Shines in Show at Pearl River Mart Gallery

There was a special performance last night at the gallery of the family-owned Asian emporium Pearl River Mart. The German dance troop, Cocoondance, performed …

Aeon Bookstore

Aeon Bookstore Celebrates One Year Anniversary Tomorrow Night

Aeon Bookstore (151 E. Broadway) celebrates its one-year anniversary tomorrow night with a party for the neighborhood and a fundraiser for “some much needed …

Image: Aru Apaza

We Are Here, Indigenous Arts Festival, Comes to Abrons Arts Center

WE ARE HERE, a three-day arts festival exploring Indigenous past, present and future, comes to Abrons Arts Center next week, beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Saturday, Sept. 7. …

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Open Call for Photos to be Included in Exhibition at Abrons Arts Center

In February 2020, Rainbow Shoe Repair: An Unexpected Theater of Flyness will feature community members’ photos taken at the Rainbow Shoe Repair Shop to celebrate the Lower East Side’s sense of style. …