DayLife

The Annual Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns September 25

Posted August 17, 2016 at 5:12 am

It’s brine time, so pucker up. The annual Lower East Side Pickle Day is only a month away. Official date was announced last week – September 25 (noon-5pm). There is also a new website for the occasion. This year, we can likely expect the usual smattering of pickle vendors and local restaurants serving up “pickle […]

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Winter DayLife with Essex Street Market Draws Huge Crowds to Lowline Lab

Posted February 22, 2016 at 10:20 am

DayLife returned with a winter edition yesterday. Indoors at the Lowline Lab prototype park, it was the second such pairing in recent years and featured various vendors from the nearby Essex Street Market. And apparently it was the place to be. The lines queued early, and snaked around the block to Rivington and Norfolk for the […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Festival Attracts (and Feeds) the Hordes [PHOTOS]

Posted October 5, 2015 at 5:19 am

The annual Lower East Side Pickle Day certainly lucked out with the weather yesterday, especially after a stormy weekend. Come rain or brine, it was gonna happen. Thousands flocked to Orchard Street in the afternoon from all corners of the Tri-state to feast on pickles and other foodie selections. That is, if you had the patience […]

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DayLife Presents ‘Lower EAT Side’ Sunday June 14

Posted May 28, 2015 at 5:18 am

DayLife is once again kicking off the summer season with its annual outdoor LES celebration. This year’s event, sponsored by ConEd and G-Shock, is being called “Lower EAT Side.” We see what you did there. It may be a far cry from the Orchard Street pushcarts of yesteryear, but the Lower East Side BID and its semi-regular […]

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Masses Turn Out for Annual Pickle Day on Orchard Street Yesterday [PHOTOS]

Posted October 20, 2014 at 9:20 am

A deluge of humanity descended upon Orchard Street yesterday afternoon for the annual Pickle Day festivities. Easily thousands flooded the neighborhood to partake of the pickles and brine. As with other DayLife Sundays, the Lower East Side BID rolled out the puscharts and unrolled the AstroTurf carpeting. Child prodigy DJ Kai Song was on the […]

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Pickle Day Returns to the Lower East Side on October 19

Posted September 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

Time to pucker up; this year’s Lower East Side Pickle Day is quickly approaching. Brine time. The event will feature over twenty picklers alongside other local food and fashion vendors. It’ll also most likely run in tandem with the semi-frequent DayLife series, as it did last year. This year’s outing will be the second iteration of pickles invading Orchard Street between […]

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DayLife and Its Astroturf Return to Orchard Street on Sunday

Posted May 30, 2014 at 11:02 am

With the Orchard Street pedestrian mall basically dead, DayLife will again continue its quest to revive the Sunday mall trend. Albeit in a more “suburban” manner. The periodic event – organized by the Lower East Side BID – is set to return for a third season this Sunday, June 1. As with previous summers, DayLife […]

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Leather Loss: Bargain Vet ‘Daniel’s Leather’ Relocates on Orchard Street [UPDATED]

Last modified October 30, 2015 at 4:15 pm

[Updated Below] A pillar of the struggling leather vendor community on Orchard Street is down for the count. After nearly twenty years on the block, Daniel’s Leather, which at one point owned additional stores in the immediate area, is now out of business. Reason for the closure is not even worth mentioning; you already know […]

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Recap: LES Pickle Day Returned Yesterday at Daylife [PHOTOS]

Posted October 28, 2013 at 9:43 am

It was, as promised, “kind of a big dill.” The LES Pickle Day returned yesterday afternoon as part of the DayLife Festival, and the crowd turned out in droves. Lots of local food and fashion vendors set up shop (or rather, rolled out pushcarts), which stretched down Orchard Street from Houston to Delancey. The streets were […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning October 27

Last modified September 11, 2013 at 11:16 am

Thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, last fall was fully sour for pickle fanatics. Winds, floods, and lack of power in the wake of the late-October storm completely sidelined the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. That was then. The event returns next month for the first time since 2010. The Lower East Side […]

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