Eldridge Street


Epic Sinkhole Opens Outside Eldridge Bodega

Posted July 8, 2013 at 6:00 am

Add the nascent sinkhole at Eldridge and Stanton to the top of the list of most epic. This hell hole opened in the aftermath of last week’s heavy rains and extreme heat. The iron sewer grate outside the Little Bryan bodega completely collapsed, along with a sizable section of asphalt, ultimately revealing the drainage tunnel […]


Scenes from the 2013 Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival [PHOTOS]

Posted June 10, 2013 at 10:26 am

The southern terminus of Eldridge Street played host yesterday afternoon to the thirteenth annual Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival.

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Date Set for 13th Annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival

Posted May 3, 2013 at 10:22 am

It’s one of the more culturally eclectic block parties around, mixing two proud traditions on the streets of the Lower East Side.

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‘Girls’ Season 3 Filming on Eldridge and Forsyth Streets Today

Posted May 1, 2013 at 10:14 am

In which Hannah and her self-absorbed friends visit the Lower East Side for a day. Yes, Girls is leaving its sacred, albeit insular Brooklyn environs, instead opting to film around the Lower East Side today. We bumped into a PA yesterday who was busy posting the “no parking” flyers to poles on both Eldridge and […]

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Photo: Lori Greenberg

‘Heart of Chelsea’ Animal Hospital Opening on Eldridge Street

Last modified April 24, 2013 at 11:57 am

Heart of Chelsea Animal Hospital is opening a branch on the northern-most block of Eldridge Street.

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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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