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Lowline Lab Partners with Essex Street Market for ‘Food Festival’

Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:15 am

Here’s a taste of synergy = Lowline + Essex Street Market + Lower East Side Partnership (nee BID). Later this month, the Lowline will partner with the Essex Street Market to create a “food festival.” The event takes place in the Lowline Lab at Essex, and is incorporated into the DayLife brand forged by the […]

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Big Balls: Arancini Bros. Open Rice Ball Stall in Essex Market

Posted January 6, 2016 at 5:16 am

Speak of the devil, another of the Essex Street Market newcomers just set up shop. On Monday we told you about the Japanese food counter Osaka Grub moving to a stall in the north sector of the warehouse; today, the mid-section welcomes the Arancini Bros. The Italian rice ball aficionados, graduates of the foodie festival […]

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‘Osaka Grub’ is the Newest Vendor Inside the Essex Street Market

Posted January 5, 2016 at 5:10 am

With the new year comes news that another small business is set to plant roots at the Essex Street Market. Stall number 29, located in the north part of the building beside Peasant Stock, has been a vacancy in recent months. That all changed a few weeks ago when a new hood and other kitchen […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Pablo Vargas and Other Locals Making the Neighorhood Tick [PHOTOS]

Last modified December 3, 2015 at 11:49 pm

​ Pablo Vargas is one of the last remaining small tailor businesses in this part of the LES. Orchard Street used to have many tailors connected to the clothing businesses. Now there are few left. Pablo is famous for his excellent work… …Emily Armstrong and Patricia Ivers of “Go Nightclubbing,” who used professional equipment to […]

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Balls Deep: Arancini Bros. Opening a Stall Inside the Essex Street Market

Last modified December 18, 2015 at 7:54 am

​First Top Hops announces plans for a beer dispensary, now another local newcomer to join the ranks of the Essex Street Market. The Arancini Bros. – a popular vendor vet of the foodie festival circuit – is next in line. It’s moving next to East Village restaurant refugee Puebla Mexican Food, and is already under construction. […]

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100 Gates Project Reaches 75% Completion Milestone on the Lower East Side

Last modified December 2, 2015 at 8:19 am

​The widely-lauded 100 Gates Project on the Lower East Side is nearing its namesake goal. In fact, the pace of painting is picking up. The skinny: the 100 Gates Project just crossed the 75% mark. We’re told that more than 75 roll-down gates have been sheathed in murals since the campaign began last summer. Moreover, […]

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Top Hops Plans New ‘To Go’ Stall Inside the Essex Street Market

Last modified December 1, 2015 at 10:33 pm

​In due course, the Essex Street Market will boast its first dedicated beer purveyor. Local favorite Top Hops Beer Shop over on Orchard is opening a dedicated “To Go” stall in the 75-year-old facility. And the wheels are already in motion for construction. Top Hops recently signed a lease for the space for the former Essex […]

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Roni-Sue’s Reopening Essex Market Stall this Week with New Partnership and Selection of ‘Sipping Chocolates’

Posted November 2, 2015 at 5:10 am

Roni-Sue’s Chocolates is down temporarily for remodeling. A facelift, if you will. The tiny stall inside the Essex Street Market has been closed of late, but will reopen on Wednesday with a “pivoted” service. Owner Rhonda Kave tells us that she’s expanding the offering to include products other than her own confections. Incorporating sipping and […]

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The ‘Lowline Lab’ Shows Off Solar Technology for Future Underground Park Below Delancey Street [RECAP]

Posted October 19, 2015 at 9:29 am

The Lowline pulled out all the stops in creating its so-called “Lowline Lab” on Essex Street this weekend. Perenially in fundraising mode, the ambitious subterranean park project successfully collected more than $220K to create this intriguing prototype for public consumption. No longer an idea on the proverbial page, the exhibit – located in the vacant Essex […]

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CB3 Backs Proposal for New Management at Struggling Essex Street Market

Posted October 19, 2015 at 5:10 am

Merchants are fighting back against what it calls an “anemic” situation at the 75-year-old Essex Street Market. One that has cost several businesses in recent years to vacate the historic warehouse. Now, seven months after local cheesemonger Anne Saxelby and the Essex Street Market Vendor Association aired its grievances over gross mismanagement by the Economic Development Corporation, […]

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