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Alabama Shakes Turn Up the Soul at Lakeside Lounge [12/10/11]

Posted December 12, 2011 at 10:18 am

The best band you probably haven’t heard yet is the Alabama Shakes, a neo-soul outfit hailing from Athens, Alabama.

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Weekend Edition: December 10

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Triebensee]

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Weekend Edition: December 3

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Margot Wood]

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Chico’s Latest East Houston Mural

Posted November 28, 2011 at 6:09 am

Chico is back in action on the Lower East Side. The beloved neighborhood artist began work at his East Houston Street wall Friday morning.

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Goldman Sachs Spars with Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union

Posted November 2, 2011 at 11:13 am

It’s a David-v-Goliath battle royal of another sort, and it all centers on the now-infamous $5,000 that Goldman Sachs withdrew from the Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union in early October.

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Thursday Throwback: Documentary of Lower East Side, Circa 1983 [Video]

Posted October 20, 2011 at 6:28 am

Another fascinating clip has come to light, which shows the neighborhood in 1983. Bask in what was, after the jump!

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Chico Replaces Royal Wedding Mural with Loisaidas Bachata

Posted September 6, 2011 at 6:18 am

For the third time in two weeks, Chico has thrown up another neighborhood mural. Hit the jump to scope it out!

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Early Edition: August 8

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

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Hare Krishnas Vacate 96 Avenue B

Posted July 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

The East Village contingent of Hare Krishnas is on the move again. More after the jump!

Chico’s New Royal Wedding Mural on East Houston

Posted May 1, 2011 at 9:28 am

Iconic Lower East Side artist Chico returned from his exile in Tampa over the weekend to paint a commissioned mural.

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