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Dah Shop To The Rescue!

From the Inbox: Local resident and Lo-Down reader, Cass Lilien, wrote us an uplifting note -- "Hoping to share a story about why I love my neighborhood and Dah Shop...My bike and main source of transportation was run over while parked in front of my apartment on Orchard Street...

Tenement Museum Announces Re-Launch of Walking Tours

As local museums begin to re-open after months of COVID-19 closures, the Tenement Museum has announced a phased re-opening plan...

Seward Park Library Re-Opens, Announces Community Conversation Programming

Seward Park Library is back open for "grab and go" service to return or pick up your reserved books (holds). Masks are required for entry. Meanwhile their programming is amping up online

Party Boat Promoters Arrested at Pier 36 After Illegal Cruise

The New York Times called it, "yet another symbol of reckless socializing during the pandemic." Last Saturday night, August 1, a party boat known as "The Liberty Belle" departed Pier 36 on the Lower East Side in violation of city and state COVID-19 regulations.

Employee Shuttle Service Now Available in New York City (Sponsored)

Top 3 Perks of Employee Shuttle Service in NYC Booking long-term employee shuttle service in New York City for your business can set you far above the rest in the city. Shuttle rentals are privately operated, cleaner and more...

Katz’s Deli is Now Offering Local Direct Delivery, Waiving Fee For First 132 Customers

Katz's Delicatessen has launched local delivery, directly from its website -- the owners of the iconic Lower East Side restaurant concluding they can offer a better deal than third party delivery companies like Seamless and Grubhub.

Doughnut Plant Closes Stores, Posts a Call to Action

In a troubling sign of the times, the popular dessert shop Doughnut Plant announced their decision to close all of their shops, "at least through August," this past week.

Bluestockings Bookstore Announces Search For New Home

Longtime activist bookstore, cafe and collective, Bluestockings Bookstore, has announced they are being forced to move from their location at 172 Allen St., after 21 years. They write: Friends, comrades, fierce lovers of radical spaces to reimagine our world, We did...

Gaia Italian Cafe Announces Last Day at 251 East Houston

Beloved Italian cafe, Gaia, has announced via Facebook that Sunday, July 26th, will be its last day at the restaurant's current location on Houston Street. Gaia had adopted to the takeout only COVID-19 environment and was offering grocery items to go...

Lower East Side Art Galleries Tackle Online Openings, Social Distancing and Outdoor Viewing

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues, here in New York City, a few gallerists are slowly attempting to re-open, while creatively tackling safety and social distance guidelines.
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Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring Lineup

Abrons Arts Center has announced its Spring 2022 Season. Offering a variety of multidisciplinary programming, the season leans into...
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