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2nd Annual Lower East Side History Month is Announced for May

After a successful maiden voyage last year, the Lower East Side History Month is set to return this May. As before, the goal is to unite a swath of local businesses and organizations in celebrating the neighborhood’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. This year will be anchored by three themes: “LES Heroines,” “Activism and Anarchy in the Lower […]

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Los Feliz Raided by the NYPD Last Night, Closed by Court Order [UPDATED]

Perhaps it was the flashpoint story in the New York Post yesterday about grassroots Hell Square activism. Or simply just another day at the office. Either way, controversial bar owner Rob Shamlian can’t be too thrilled this morning. Los Feliz was raided in an undercover op last night. Familiar territory for this club, which has […]

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Heritage Meat and Brooklyn Taco Vacate Essex Market; EDC Blamed for Lack of Foot Traffic

The Essex Street Market is reportedly experiencing a steep nosedive. While prospects of a shiny new location within Essex Crossing loom (across Delancey, in fact), businesses currently operating in the trusty old warehouse are suffering from lack of foot traffic. According to recent reports, three vendors have expired since 2015 began. Year-old Essex Flowers closes […]

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Mathieu Palombino’s 2nd Bowery Diner Replacement is French Spot ‘La Gamelle’

In the Bowery Diner space, a familiar name will soon reappear. Mathieu Palombino pulled the plug on Chez Jef last July. The pop-up culinary experiment had been in operation the four months previous. But the space itself at 241 Bowery has been sequestered under plywood for the interim period. The full-blown replacement – a French bistro concept – […]

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Busted Water Main Forces Taquitoria on Ludlow Street to Close

The year-old Taquitoria at 168 Ludlow Street is out of commission until further notice. Blame the recent spat of tundra temperatures. Apparently a pipe burst in the building last week, causing flooding in the tiny late-night eatery. The handwritten sign in the window serves as announcement. A Facebook post reveals that Taquitoria will remain shuttered until […]