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Anne Saxelby Was a Tireless Advocate for the Essex Street Market

In the past week, there have been many tributes to Anne Saxelby, the trailblazing cheesemonger who died far too young October 9 at the age of 40. Saxelby, who opened a tiny stall in the Essex Street Market in...

Saxelby Cheesemongers Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Anne Saxelby admits she was a little bit nuts in 2006 to open a stall in the Essex Street Market focused on American farmstead cheeses. "It was definitely a crazy idea," she said during a recent interview. "I started...

Talking Public Markets at The Tenement Museum

Editor's note: Here's our first story from Giacinta Frisillo, The Lo-Down's newest community contributor: We stopped by The Tenement Museum Tuesday evening for another excellent edition of their Tenement Talks food series.  Panelists at the event, “Public Markets: Talk and...

CB3 Wants City to Study More Essex Street Market Options

Yesterday, we wrote about the upcoming public hearing regarding the Seward Park redevelopment project.  On October 11th, residents will have the chance to speak out about the "draft scoping document," the final version of which will guide a comprehensive...

Small Business of the Year: Saxelby Cheesemongers

The NYC Small Business Services department named Essex Street Market vendor Saxelby Cheesemongers as its top Manhattan company this week as part of its "Neighborhood Achievement Awards." The Small Business of the Year Award honors "an entrepreneur whose business has significantly...

Hakki Pizza, LES Entrepreneurs, La Newyorkina, Anne Saxelby

It's been a big week in restaurant and bar news on the LES. In addition to our stories about APL earlier today and Melt Bakery coming up later, here's a roundup of other food happenings: Late last night as we...

Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby: Save the Essex Street Market

We've heard from lots of residents determined to save the Essex Street Market from the wrecking ball. Now a high profile merchant, cheesemonger Anne Saxelby, is speaking out about the future of the 70-year old market buildings. In response to...

Cheese & Wine Throwdown!

Here's something interesting, via cheese monger Ann Saxelby's blog: a cheese and wine throwdown!  Saxelby Cheesemongers and September Wines will be taking on Formaggio Essex and Discovery Wines. Ann explains: "Attendees will judge six rounds of hard-hitting deliciousness and...

A Guide to NYC’s Markets – Tonight at Tenement Talks

Tonight's Tenement Talk at the Tenement Museuem will feature author and self-titled  "Market Enthusiast," Karen Seiger, in a discussion about her new guidebook, Markets of New York City: A Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food, and Flea Markets....

Tuesday News Links

Political insiders are doing their best to assess the ramifications of yesterday's bizarre coup in Allbany that resulted in Republicans regaining control of the Senate. Late yesterday, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was not giving up hope that Democrats could...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...
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