Date Announced for Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day

Posted on: September 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am by

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District (LES BID) has just announced the date for the tenth annual NYC International Pickle Day. As in the past couple years, the event will transpire in the Broome Street municipal parking lot between Ludlow and Essex.

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The event is on Sunday, October 17 from 11 am to 4:30 pm.  It’s free, so prepare your palette and swing by to taste the pickled goods. There will be activities for kids and adults alike.  Indeed, the Umami Food and Art Festival is set to curate performance and art.

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[April 2009]

Will Guss’ Pickles put aside the half-sour feelings and return their former stomping grounds to sell as Ess-a-Pickle? Oh, the drama.

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