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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Recap: Katz’s Pastrami Eating Contest at DayLife Festival [VIDEO]

Posted June 3, 2013 at 5:26 am

The on-again-off-again DayLife Festival returned to Orchard Steeet yesterday, buoyed by a high-profile birthday celebration for Katz’s Deli. To help commemorate the big 125, the venerable Lower East Side institution held the Katz’s Deli World Pastrami Eating Championship outside the old Leather Gallery. Preceded by a pickle-bobbing primer, the pastrami eating contest was essentially the marquee […]

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DayLife Returning to Orchard Street June 2 with Katz’s Pastrami Eating Contest

Posted May 9, 2013 at 6:18 am

The Lower East Side BID introduced the periodic street-fest with the goal of attracting daytime traffic back to this corner of the neighborhood.

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Update: Lower East Side Pickle Day Cancelled Due to Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 1, 2012 at 11:15 am

The LES Pickle Day that was already rescheduled for November 4 has now officially been cancelled, due to the havoc that Sandy wreaked on the ‘hood. From the Lower East Side BID: The loss of power, combined with spotty cell phone service in the area, makes for less than desirable circumstances to execute a three-block […]

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Breaking: Lower East Side Pickle Day Postponed Due to Hurricane Sandy

Posted October 26, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Hurricane Sandy (nay, “Frankenstorm”) has already claimed a city victim. The Lower East Side BID just announced that Pickle Day (and DayLife), which was scheduled for this Sunday, has been postponed due to the impending doom.  Rescheduled date is now November 4. Sad Pickle :(Pickle Day will postponed until Sunday, Nov 4th due to Hurricane […]

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Recap: DayLife Moves Back to Orchard Street

Posted October 2, 2012 at 1:16 pm

A little rainstorm couldn’t keep the foodies away this past Sunday.

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Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning November 4 [Updated]

Last modified October 27, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Fall 2011 was a sour season, having elapsed without the appearance of the popular International Pickle Day on the Lower East Side.

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Recap: DayLife at the Lowline Exhibit

Posted September 25, 2012 at 12:02 pm

For the past two Sundays, “DayLife,” a pop-up festival of local vendors, was holding court indoors alongside the Lowline prototype’s Japanese Bloodgood Maple tree and other greenery.

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DayLife Back on the Lower East Side

Posted September 21, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Sunday at noon, for the second week running, the Lower East Side BID is using the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibition on Essex Street for the return of DayLife series.

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Recap: DayLife on Orchard Street

Posted June 4, 2012 at 9:18 am

Until yesterday, recent history dictated that fairly few people ever showed up to the Orchard Street pedestrian mall on Sundays.

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