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Loisaida Festival Returns to the Streets Memorial Day Weekend

The 35th Annual Loisaida Festival returns to Avenue C, between 5th and 12th Streets, on Sunday, May 29 from 11:30am - 5:00pm. The beloved festival has been on hold (online only) the last two years due to the pandemic....

Clemente Open Studios Returns This Weekend

The annual artists' Open Studios event at The Clemente (107 Suffolk Street) returns this Saturday, May 21 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm and Sunday, May 22 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm. Along with the chance to check out local artists' work...

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Hosts Conversation on “Occupation Culture” with Alan Moore

Artist/writer/activist Alan Moore will be in conversation with Carla Cubit and Marta R. Dann on Thursday, May 19th at 7 pm at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (155 Ave C). Moore was an original member of Colab, the...
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Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street

The 7th Annual Greek Jewish Festival returns to 280 Broome St., between Allen and Eldridge Streets, this Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 12pm - 6pm. They have a fun lineup of live performances, lots of dancing, kids activities, craft...

East Broadway Theater Project Brings Ukranian-American Doc, “The Long Breakup,” to Manny Cantor Center

The East Broadway Theater Project, in association with Manny Cantor Center, will present The Long Breakup, a feature documentary by Ukranian-American journalist Katua Soldak of Forbes Magazine. Soldak now lives in New York City, and tells the story...

Car Free Earth Day on Avenue B

It was a car free Earth Day festival on Avenue B yesterday. Photo by Loisaida Open Streets, the NYC DOT community partner for Avenue B between 6th and 14th Streets.
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“Salsa Not War,” a Benefit For Ukrainian Refugees, Comes to Manny Cantor Center

Here's a fun way to participate in a meaningful benefit in response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis: A group from the Lower East Side’s Latinx community will host “Salsa Not War,” with the salsa legends Johnny Rodríguez and the...

Henry Street Settlement Launches COVID Frontlines Online Oral History

It's hard to believe it's been two years since New York City first went on COVID lockdown. Henry Street Settlement has curated a selection of Lower East Side interviews done at the height of the pandemic in 2020. ...

Community Vigil Held to Honor Woman Killed on Chrystie Street

Faith leaders and community members gathered for a vigil yesterday in Sara D. Roosevelt park to honor the memory of the woman who was killed on Chrystie Street on February 13th. The event was organized in partnership with the New...
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Community Vigil to Honor Woman From Chrystie Street set for Saturday, February 26th

Faith leaders and community members will gather for a prayer vigil on Saturday, February 26 at 1pm, at the basketball courts at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Chrystie Street and Grand Street) to honor the spirit of the woman who...
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A few upcoming events that caught our eye this week: "The Village! A Disco Daydream" returns to Dixon Place for...

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