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8th Season of Hester Street Fair is Underway

Posted April 21, 2017 at 9:43 am

The eighth outing of the Hester Street Fair is now underway. Opening weekend was last week, which is a whole month earlier than the fair’s normally started in years prior. With this new season brings a new mission statement for the enterprise – “empowering pursuits of passion” – in hopes of promoting the exhibition to “emerging creative […]

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Hester Street Fair is Expanding into Seward Park with ‘Promenade’

Posted May 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Amidst its fifth season, the Hester Street Fair is soon expanding its footprint to include the adjacent parkspace. Seward Park, deemed the first playground built in New York City (1903). The annexed space is dubbed the Promenade, and will include an additional 30 vendors, and seating beneath the tree canopy. That means you’ll no longer […]

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Hester Street Fair Returns to the Lower East Side Tomorrow

Posted April 27, 2012 at 6:08 am

Like it or not, the Hester Street Fair is a force to be reckoned with, having established a benchmark for neighborhood festivals.

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SuChin Pak’s Lower East Side Favorites [Video]

Posted January 18, 2012 at 10:12 am

Lower East Side’s own SuChin Pak, the mastermind behind the annual Hester Street Fair, divulges her favorite neighborhood haunts.

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Hester Street Fair to Return May 7

Last modified March 8, 2011 at 9:21 am

With winter finally nearing its end, foodies and market-goers can revel in the news that the Hester Street Fair will soon return.

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Hester Street Fair Celebrates Mother’s Day

Last modified May 8, 2010 at 12:14 am

We received an email from the organizers of the Hester Street Fair regarding the celebration of Mother’s Day this weekend.  There are a whole host of new vendors this weekend, as well as a Bake for Hope bake sale to raise money for breast cancer research.

Hester Street Fair to Gain Greenmarket

Last modified December 6, 2010 at 12:00 am

With the inaugural weekend of the Hester Street Fair behind us, there is now more juicy news to report on the fledgling flea market.  Yesterday morning, we received confirmation that the local Greenmarket, which usually resides along Grand Street in the summertime, will in fact be migrating southward to the sidewalk just outside the Fair […]

Coming Soon: Hester Street Fair

Last modified March 9, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Grub Street is reporting that a new Hester Street Fair is coming to the empty dead-end park space at Essex Street.  It will be a seasonal flea market of sorts, running between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.