The Lower East Side’s historic Sunshine Theater is closing down and will be converted into office and retail spaces."The End of the Sunshine Theater: A Cultural Loss for New York City"
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"
The Jewish Press is calling for a review of film production policies in the area, citing particular strain on the parking situation among observant Jews. Here is the post from their editorial board: We call on the de Blasio administration…"A Call for a Review of Film Production Policies on the LES"
King Glassware restaurant supply company closed after 81 years. Dating back to 1933, King Glassware may have been the oldest surviving restaurant supply store on The Bowery. Just last week, neighborhood archivist Adam Woodward came across this 81 year old…"Bowery loses another staple: King Glassware closes"
Lower East Side History Project is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Public School 126/Manhattan Academy of Technology, located at 80 Catherine Street in Lower Manhattan. The pilot project, launched in September of 2013, attempts to bring history…"LESHP and PS 126/Manhattan Academy of Technology partnership"
LESHP director Eric Ferrara is featured in a new book called, ITALIANS: Un Tricolore a Stelle e Strisce Authors Giovanni Pellerito and Peter Zullo highlight the contributions of Italian-Americans currently living and working in Little Italy districts across the nation.…"Eric Ferrara featured in new book, “ITALIANS: Un Tricolore a Stelle e Strisce”"