54 Orchard Street

Locals Uneasy About Incoming Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel and its Nightlife

Posted December 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

There is a fight brewing over the incoming nightlife establishment at the Jarmulowsky Bank hotel. The Orchard Street Block Association, for its part, is already gearing up for the effort. They’ve distributed flyers of opposition in the immediate vicinity of the Jarmulowsky Bank Building (with the Monopoly Man) – first at summer’s end and now […]

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Streets

Bye, BID: It’s Now Called the ‘Lower East Side Partnership’

Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:12 am

​The Lower East Side BID is going through a total brand and image reboot. Gears are in motion as we speak. Indeed, one need only peep the official website, which has been under construction the past few days. As the site header indicates, the local property owners’ club is to be called – wait for […]

Tom Pnini Exhibit Explores Stereoscopic Photography at the Lesley Heller Workspace

Posted September 15, 2014 at 10:05 am

Not all of the recent Fashion Week events on Orchard Street took place on runways. Lower East Side galleries had their moment, too. Among the noteworthy openings, Israeli video artist and NYC resident Tom Pnini kicked off his solo show at the Lesley Heller Workspace. A multi-channel video installation, titled “Ballade to the Double,” along […]

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Art

More on Lady Gaga Look-Alike Competition & Pride Goes East

Posted May 3, 2011 at 10:03 am

In a month, the Lower East Side Business Improvement District and Fourth Arts Block will kick off the annual Pride Goes East Festival. Gaga anyone?

Renovation for the Lower East Side Visitors Center

Posted January 11, 2010 at 6:19 am

After relocating to 54 Orchard Street last June, the Lower East Side Visitors Center is on the move again.  Only this time it’s temporary.  While their new storefront space is renovated, the office will be operating on the basement level.