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Hester Street Fair Honors Original Vendors and New Creators This Weekend

A full weekend is coming up at Hester Street Fair. On Saturday, their “We Started Here” event returns in honor of the small businesses …

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A Chinatown Classic, Fong On, Re-Emerges at 81 Division St.

One of Chinatown’s oldest businesses is making a comeback.

Back in 2017, Fong Inn Too, the iconic Mott Street tofu shop, closed its doors. …

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Ernesto’s on East Broadway Plans Late Fall Opening

Back in October of 2017, we reported that a Basque restaurant from the New York food industry vet Ryan Bartlow was coming to this …

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Petisco Vegano Opens This Week at 189 East Broadway

If you’ve been missing Cafe Petisco, the popular neighborhood spot on East Broadway, you’re in luck. A revamped version of the Mediterranean restaurant is …

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Remembering Lucien Bahaj

There aren’t many places left to experience the heart and soul of the avant-garde Lower East Side as it existed in the 1980s and …

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Cool Down at Hester Street Fair’s Ice Cream Social This Weekend

One way to cool off this weekend is by “judging” which vendors offer the best flavors at the Hester Street Fair’s annual Ice Cream …

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Thai Darling, Wayla, Opens “Little Wayla” Takout Shop Next Door

The popular Thai restaurant and garden, Wayla, from Erika Chou and Tom Naumsuwan, (100 Forsyth Street) has opened an upstairs “takeout shop,” serving Thai …

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Rabbit House Adds Second Location at 41 Essex St.

Rabbit House, the little Japanese-style tapas/sake spot across from Sara D. Roosevelt Park, is opening a second location at 41 Essex St. …

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“Diller” From the Pickle Guys Opens Today at 12:30 p.m.

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Today your long wait is over! Following a couple of years of construction delays, the Pickle Guys open their new …

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“Project Eats” Brings Rooftop Farm, Farm Stand to Essex Crossing

Beginning this coming weekend, you will be able to visit a new farm stand in the publicly accessible plaza at Essex Crossing on Broome …

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Fine Fare to Be Replaced With Metro Acres Market

A new grocery, Metro Acres Market, will be replacing the Fine Fare at 175 Clinton St. The space, located between East Broadway and Grand Street, is owned by the Seward Park Cooperative. …

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“The Last Pig” Comes to the Lower East Side Film Festival for Closing Night

Emmy award winning director and producer Allison Argo’s documentary, THE LAST PIG, will screen as the closing night film at the Lower East Side Film …

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Lobster and Beer Returns to the Hester Street Fair for Memorial Day Weekend

Our friends at Hester Street Fair are bringing back their popular lobster and beer event for Memorial Day Weekend. This Saturday, you can indulge …

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King Dumplings Opens at 74 Hester St.

It’s been more than a year since the popular Cantonese roast meats and noodle shop, Yummy Kitchen (also called Cheung Wong Kitchen), closed down …

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The Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street This Sunday, May 19

The 5th Annual Greek Jewish Festival comes to Broome Street this Sunday, celebrating the unique Romaniote and Sephardic heritage at the Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum. …