Essex Market hosts a free family event next Saturday, October 24th, 10:00am - 12:00 pm. You can find them on Broome Street, between Essex and Norfolk. Every child will receive a free pumpkin and art supplies, plus a sanitized...
Now that the Artists Alliance gallery and project space, Cuchifritos, is settled in at the new Essex Market at 88 Essex Street, they are taking a close look into some of the history of this new location (formerly known as SPURA, the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area).
The Lower East Side Partnership in collaboration with the Essex Market are accepting submissions for a very unique and highly visible artwork to be installed at the new market space set to open early this spring. The canvas for this public art installation is located above the entryway to the new Essex Market’s demonstration and teaching kitchen.
In the winter of 1940, Mayor LaGuardia formally opened the Essex Market, the fourth of ten public markets in New York City designed to move pushcarts off the street and vendors into stall spaces within modern indoor markets.
We checked in with local street artist, punster and curator, Hanksy, this morning as he and fellow street artists were putting final touches on their full scale murals for the upcoming show, "Market Surplus."
The Lower East Side Partnership (LESP) is responsible for marketing and economic development initiatives that are designed to improve overall quality of life conditions on the Lower East Side. We regularly partner with locally based community organizations and institutions in order to increase exposure and drive foot traffic to merchants, cultural, and community facilities that act as the anchor institutions for our neighborhood.
Our friends at Feed Me a Story have some new recipes (which means stories!) to share with us. Two summers ago we featured their series of cultural recipes from seniors on the Lower East Side, which included videos of...