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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.