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‘Talk & Taste’ Foodie Evenings Now Underway at Essex Street Market

Posted April 14, 2016 at 10:22 am

The Essex Street Market continues its struggle with visibility issues and stagnant management by the Economic Development Corporation. In another effort to spur awareness and foot traffic, a free foodie “Talk & Taste” series focusing on “NYC’s ever-changing foodscape” debuts this week. The events are, in all likelihood, a sampling of things to come, when the 76-year-old market is eventually […]

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Essex Market ‘Street Seat’ Arrives Next Month for 76th Anniversary Celebration

Posted April 13, 2016 at 9:25 am

It took a year, but that curbside “Street Seat” proposed for the Essex Market is finally happening. Installation is slated for May 21, the date designated for the 76th anniversary block party to celebrate the institution. This public installation was supposed to happen in May 2015. The necessary approvals were previously met, but the setup never realized. The recently-renamed […]

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Essex Street Market Birthday Block Party Planned for Springtime

Posted March 2, 2016 at 5:15 am

The Essex Street Market seemingly has a new tradition on its hands. The longtime Lower East Side market is looking to host a second annual birthday bash on the block outside its doors. You’ll recall that the Essex Market celebrated its 75th anniversary in May 2015 with a host of public events, the last of […]

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Winter DayLife with Essex Street Market Draws Huge Crowds to Lowline Lab

Posted February 22, 2016 at 10:20 am

DayLife returned with a winter edition yesterday. Indoors at the Lowline Lab prototype park, it was the second such pairing in recent years and featured various vendors from the nearby Essex Street Market. And apparently it was the place to be. The lines queued early, and snaked around the block to Rivington and Norfolk for the […]

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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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