Last Saturday, LES360 had the pleasure of watching Trump Lear at Under St. Mark’s Theater in the Lower East Village. Starring David Carl, this one-man comedy features a man named Carl David (ironic huh?), who gains fame by depicting Donald…"Trump Lear"
According to her book, Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclaves and Global Change, Jan Lin (1998) states that the first Chinese to appear in New York City were reported as crew members of a ship called the Keying, which docked on July…"July 10, 1847 – First Chinatown Settlers Arrive in New York City"
After undergoing nearly a year of construction, renovations for the Henry M. Jackson Park — located on Henry, Jackson and Grand Streets — were finally completed last Saturday. The park was fully renovated under Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s Community Parks Initiative,…"Henry M. Jackson Park Reopens After Year of Renovations"
Due to its wealth of restaurants and businesses, Orchard Street is one of busiest areas in the Lower East Side. As is tradition on this famed thoroughfare, vendors are seen up and down the block hawking their wares while trying…"A Surprise in Disguise: Vintage Art at Orchard Street Tailor Shop"