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Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown to Host Scavenger Hunt

Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown are throwing an historical scavenger hunt in Chinatown this weekend, Sunday Oct. 28 at 1:30p. The event is part of the programing happening for Chinatown Arts Week. The event will start at the Cactus Shop (5...

Tonight at St. Mary’s: Historical Talk, Tour, Refreshments

During the past three or four years, St. Mary's Catholic Church on Grand Street has undergone a significant physical transformation.

Political Memorabilia Show Coming Up Feb. 4, Complete With Al Smith Tribute

Coming up on Feb. 4 (yes, that's Super Bowl Sunday) the Seward Park High School Alumni Association is partnering with the Big Apple Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors for a political memorabilia show and sale on the Lower East Side.

Henry Street Looking For Volunteers to Test Walking Tour App

Here's something for Lower East Side history buffs. Henry Street Settlement is looking for volunteets interesting in taking part in a focus group for a new history walking tour app.

Lower East Side History Buffs Beware: Urban Archive Scavenger Hunt Sept. 22

If you love to delve into the incredible history of the Lower East Side, you'll want to know about The Hunt - LES, taking place Sept. 22.

Midday Update: Fire Destroys Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

Here's a midday update on the fire that destroyed Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, one of the Lower East Side's most cherished Jewish historic sites.

Morning Photos: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Destroyed By Fire

Here are the first heartbreaking photos this morning from 60 Norfolk St., the former Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue, which was ravaged by fire last night.

More Images From the Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

Thanks to Lo-Down readers for sending along these dramatic images and video.

Latest Developments: Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

We have more details on tonight's devastating fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the 167-year-old synagogue building at 60 Norfolk St. More than 100 firefighters fought the blaze, which broke out just before 7 p.m.

Video & Photos: Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

Here are more photos and video from the scene of the huge fire that broke out tonight at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the historic synagogue at 60 Norfolk St. We're told that the fire is just about out at this point but
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