The Greenwich Village society for Historic Preservation with patnership from the Two Boots Foundation unveiled a plaque at 27 Cooper Square. The plaque commemorates artist and musicians alike including Allen Ginsberg, Charles Olson, Archie Shepp, Elizabeth Murray, and Bob Thompson."27 Cooper Square Plaque Unveiled"
Where else but in the Lower East Side can you find a festival celebrating Jewish, Chinese, and Puerto Rican cultures all at the same time? This past Sunday, the Museum at Eldridge Street hosted its annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams…"Recap of the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival"
GVSHP’s work matters more now than ever. It is the greatest force standing between the village and those who would disregard rich history to cash in on lucrative real estate. Managed improperly, the development of luxury hotels and apartment buildings will destroy what made them so desirable in the first place: the sweat, culture and inspiration from millions of immigrants."2017 Village Awards Discuss Preservation and Honor Remarkable Institutions"
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"
The show has earned high praise from professors and critics, with some calling it the best collection of work in over a decade. One student described the excellent response, saying, “I shook so many hands I thought about buying hand sanitizer.”"The Best Cooper Union End of Year Show in a Decade"
In promotion for her forthcoming book, about The Bowery, author Alice Sparberg Alexiou gave an engaging and detailed illustrated talk about one of the notorious thoroughfare’s eponymous anti-heroes: the colorful, charismatic, and corrupt Tammany Hall boss of everything below 14th Street.…"Remembering the “King of the Bowery”: the Mixed Legacy of “Big Tim” Sullivan"
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”"