Eldridge Street


Eldridge Creperie Transitions to La Señorita with Red Strype Vet King Solomon

Posted April 16, 2013 at 6:30 am

Nestled amongst the eclectic grab-bag of Chinese restaurants, supply shops, and five-and-dimes, the upscale dessert spot didn’t quite fit the landscape from the outset.

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Neighborhood Youth Organizing in ‘Resistance’ to Gentrification

Posted April 15, 2013 at 10:30 am

Came across a number of these flyers around the neighborhood recently, which advertise a weekly event called React! NYC.


Matt Levine Jumping to Meatpacking with #HOOKxNAIL

Posted March 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Lower East Side nightlifer Matt Levine hopped the proverbial fence into the Meatpacking arena, and brought along a souvenir – the “Good Taste” sign previously at 118 Eldridge.

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Vacant Lot at 79 Eldridge Could Be Yours for $4.55M

Last modified January 2, 2013 at 6:47 am

The tiny vacant lots dotting the Lower East Side landscape are quickly disappearing into the real estate ether.

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Raffa Art at Eldridge Street Synagogue

Posted November 14, 2012 at 10:18 am

Has anybody been to the gift shop at Eldridge Street Synagogue lately? There’s a new addition for sale there definitely worth checking out. These items are handcrafted tributes to the splendor and awe-inspiring beauty of the synagogue itself. Friends, allow me to introduce you to Ralph Almeida and his Raffa Art. Ralph Almeida was born in Connecticut (we have a tri-state […]

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Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge Back on Track

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

The beleaguered Assafa Islamic Center at 172 Eldridge Street is apparently back on track after a series of derailments.

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Photo Credit: Lori Greenberg

Flower Girl NYC Ditches Orchard for 245 Eldridge Street

Last modified September 17, 2012 at 1:41 pm

When Earnest Sewn opened its unaffordable boutique in the old Tenement Museum shop in 2007, its launch partner was Flower Girl NYC.

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Fashion Freestyle

Fashion Freestyle: August 29

Posted August 29, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Fashion Freestyle: August 27 Photographed by: Curvel Baptiste Location: Eldridge Street, Lower East Side Meet Zinnia Kim, a wardrobe stylist who lives in Chelsea but is all about hanging downtown. Staying up on the “reformation” of the L.E.S. and shopping at Barney’s are some of the more enjoyable things in Zinnia’s world. Her favorite accessories are her Black Python and […]

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Source: Bravo TV

Gallery Girls. Why, Bravo? Why?

Last modified August 21, 2012 at 4:03 pm

I was so put off by this show that I have strayed from my post as Pirate Preservationist and Ghost of Neighborhood’s Past to become a TV critic.

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Source: JF

Nick Walker Stencils Another Dapper Dude on Eldridge

Posted August 14, 2012 at 6:18 am

It’s three times a charm for Nick Walker here on the Lower East Side. Yesterday afternoon, the Bristol-based artist unveiled his third neighborhood piece near the corner of Eldridge and Hester Streets.

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