On June 19, 1953, Lower East Siders Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed by way of electric chair at Sing Sing prison after being found guilty of selling nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. The couple were both raised on…"June 19, 1953 – Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Executed for Espionage"
State Senator Brad Hoylman, Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, former State Senator Tom Duane and and the Coalition for a District Alternative Democratic Club (CODA) have all given their nod to Carlina Rivera, who is running to replace Councilmember Rosie Mendez in…"Local Democrats Throw Their Hat Behind Contender for Council Seat"
In a recent article by Travel & Leisure, author Jason Chen states that there is “No cooler neighborhood mashup” then where “parts of Soho and Nolita bumps against the Lower East Side.” He then describes the district as, “NOLO.” Huh?…"What’s in a Name? LES Branded with New Term, “NOLO”"
On January 18, several of the neighborhood’s leading developers gathered at the Sunshine Theater on E. Houston Street for a lecture to discuss the future of real estate on the Lower East Side. Panelists included Ben Shaoul, who’s Magnam Real…"Lower East Side’s “Grittiness and History” a Big Draw for Local Developers"