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On St. Patrick’s Day, Recalling the Parade’s Lower East Side Origins

Editor' note: The St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off on 5th Avenue later this morning. So it seems like a good time to re-publish this informative piece from the LES History Project's Eric Ferrara recalling the parade's Lower Manhattan...

LES History: A Look Back at the Bowery “Blue Book”

The following column was written by TLD contributor Eric Ferrara of the Lower East Side History Project: If you were down and out on the Bowery in the 1940s or 1950s, you wouldn’t want to earn the reputation as a...

LES History: The Food Riots of 1917

Editor’s note: Today we have the second installment of our new LES history series with Eric Ferrara, the founder of the Lower East Side History Project: It is hard for us to imagine not having a C-Town nearby or a...

Looking at the LES’s Presidential Connections

Editor's note: Today we're kicking off a new LES history series with Eric Ferrara, the founder of the Lower East Side History Project.  In honor of President's Day, Eric looks at the enduring allure of this neighborhood to occupants...
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Lower East Side Links

Photo: The view of the Lower East Side from Brooklyn at dusk. In the news this past week: --There...
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