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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. …

Image: Nick Lawrence, Soto Family apartment, October 1969. Silver gelatin print.

Cuchifritos Project Examines Essex Crossing (SPURA) History

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). …

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Open Call for Muralists: Public Art for the New Essex Market

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. …

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Essex Street Market Turns 79

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. …

Hanksy at work inside the old Essex Market building.

Hanksy Brings Street Art Inside For Last Days of Old Essex Market Building

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.” …

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Stay Up to Date With the LES Partnership!

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. …

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Essex Street Market Dresses Up Exterior With Mural by Gera Lozano

The 76 year old Essex Street Market building received a bright and colorful face lift over the weekend. …

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RIP Essex Street Market Vendor Ron Budinas

The Essex Street Market is a close-knit community. So it hit especially hard a few weeks ago when a longtime member of the market’s family, Ron Budinas, suffered a fatal heart attack. …

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that participated in Feed Me a Story's latest installment of recipes for their historical "video cookbook."

“Feed Me a Story” Debuts Video Cookbook in Essex Market

John Lavelle of Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Co., a scandinavian appetizing counter inside the Essex Street Market, is one of the vendors that …

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A Festive Block Party and a Spring Makeover at the Essex Street Market

There’s a big bash at the Essex Street Market this weekend in celebration of the historic public facility’s 76th birthday. …

TraLaLa Juice Bar

Sponsored Post: Meet Tra La La Juice Bar

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

Christine Juritsch of Peasant Stock

Sponsored Post: Meet Peasant Stock

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

Benoit Breal & Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheese.

Sponsored Post: Meet Saxelby Cheesemongers

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

Roni Sue's Chocolates

Sponsored Post: Meet Roni-Sue’s Chocolates

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

Co-Owner Lu Ratunil Nordic Preserves

Sponsored Post: Meet Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Company

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …