LES Heritage Film Series Returns to Seward Park Library with “Desperately Seeking Susan”

Posted on: November 20th, 2012 at 11:19 am by

It’s the third Tuesday of November, so you know what that means. Yup. Time for another installment of the “LES Heritage Film Series: The 80s” at the Seward Park Library on East Broadway. Tonight kicks off another season of the  acclaimed program, with a special screening of cult classic Desperately Seeking Susan. Afterward, there will be a Q&A with director Susan Seidelman.

With the help of Madonna and Rosanna Arquette, Desperately Seeking Susan brought the East Village of the 1980s to the forefront, including prominent placement of Love Saves the Day. The toy shop shuttered in 2009 thanks to the recent wave of unrelenting gentrification.

Showtime is at 6:30 pm.

Recent Stories

grace-love-1_wm
Why You Should Start Listening to Grace Love [REVIEW]

She’s called Seattle’s “First Lady of Soul.” And with cause. Grace Love – who spent the last few years in New York City – has the pipes to match. She and her backing band, the True Loves, are on the up-and-up, and you should start listening. Last week, the chanteuse returned to the Lower East […]

mutant-rats-fdr
Someone Killed These Huge Mutant Rats and Strung Them from Scaffolding

We’re gonna need a bigger glue trap… Yes, this image sent from a tipster certainly lends credence to the colloquial phrase “rats the size of dogs.” Here on the Lower East Side. Take a moment from your busy routine and scope out this scariness. These enormous river rats were strung up and humiliated over the […]

vapeya-orchard-street
‘VapeYa’ Brings Vaping Craze to Hell Square

Call it a proliferation of puffing. It finally happened. Hell Square now has its first fully-fledged vape shop. Yep, the store at 166 Orchard Street swapped the pics for puffs. A month after Anastasia Photo moved around the corner, VapeYa has already taken control. Build-out has been underway for the last few weeks behind the […]

Essex Crossing, Site 6
NYU Langone Medical Center Inks 40K Square-Feet in Essex Crossing

The NYU Langone Medical Center is the latest big name to ink a real estate deal with the Essex Crossing mega-project. 40,000 square-feet of space, in fact. Its construction will reportedly occupy SPURA Site 6 on Clinton Street, located adjacent to the Seward Park Extension (aka 154 Broome). This new medical facility will be called […]

prosperity-closed
Read Prosperity Dumpling’s Full DOH Closure Report

The aerial image of a tenement alleyway behind 46 Eldridge Street was the proverbial shot heard round the internet last week. In an instant, Prosperity Dumpling, whose back-alley kitchen was exposed, went from critical darling to up-shit’s-creek. The dumpling counter shuttered on Thursday, a day after a city inspection. The Department of Health pounced immediately. […]