Scenes from the Annual Lower East Side Pickle Day [PHOTOS]

Posted on: September 26th, 2016 at 10:22 am by
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Yesterday afternoon was the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. The crisp autumn weather drove throngs of tourists to Hell Square.

The three-block stretch of Orchard Street between Delancey and East Houston was jammed from noon to 5pm. So it wasn’t easy to purchase and/or consume any pickled goodness, unless patience for long lines is among your virtues…

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…Lower East Side alum Guss’ Pickles anchored the south entrance alongside former rival Pickle Guys

…The Mr. Pickle mascot made his rounds, and even attempted several pull-ups on the Conbody gym stunt truck…

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…Chabad LES had a table and was tooting the shofar. (Rosh Hashana is in a week.)

…As with all Lower East Side Partnership block parties, the usual green turf carpets were unfurled. Life size Jenga, chess and Connect Four served as entertainment…

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