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”"
All community board meetings are open to the public. The public is encouraged to attend and participate. Please sign up by 6:30 to speak at the full board public session. Six speakers per side per issue may speak for 2…"Community Board 3 February 2017 Meeting Schedule"
Footage of the Lower East Side in 1986 from the documentary, “There’s No Place Like Home: Housing Crisis, USA.” Produced by Fiona Boneham and Pamela Hoelscher/Deep Dish TV. Watch the full movie here: http://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=http%3A%2F%2Farchive.org%2Fdetails%2Fddtv_4_theres_no_place_like_home"Video: Alphabet City in the 1980s"
Nina Howes introducing Lower East Side: Oral Histories On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, several long time neighbors gathered for a special event celebrating a new book by Nina Howes and Lower East Side History Project’s Eric Ferrara, entitled, Lower East…"Recap: “Lower East Side Oral Histories” at La Mama Galleria"
This is an important fundraiser for Bowery preservation efforts. Honorary hosts include Martin Scorsese, Luc Sante and Angela Westwater. (LESHP’s Eric Ferrara is on the host committee.) Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live Performances and a VIP guest list all for a…"“Vintage Bowery” fundraiser, March 20, 2013"
LESHP is proud to partner with Whole Foods and the Bowery Alliance of neighbors for an historical exhibit about one of the most culturally influential thoroughfares in America, the Bowery. Crowded with commerce, spectacular theaters, entertainments high and low, brilliant…"LESHP’s “On The Bowery: An Historical Exhibit”"