Hester Street Fair

Grub Street Food Festival Returns to Hester Fair on Sunday

Posted October 2, 2014 at 10:08 am

Save your appetite. The now annual Grub Street Food Festival is back this Sunday at the corner of Hester and Essex.  As usual, the event piggybacks off the Hester Street Fair. The vendor lineup is huge and instead of listing them all here, you can check them out HERE. Some names I have heard of, […]

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Hester Street Fair Creating LES-Themed Mini Golf in Seward Park This Weekend

Posted August 6, 2014 at 6:01 am

Its tee time for the Lower East Side. The Hester Street Fair – now firmly in control of Seward Park each weekend – has another ace up its sleeve. Or should we say birdie. Event organizers are transforming the playground and concrete lot into a nine-hole mini-golf course that challenges your knowledge of the Lower […]

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Hester Street Ice Cream Social This Weekend

Last modified July 18, 2014 at 9:43 am

The Hester Street Fair is fully backing the 1984 designation by President Ronald Reagan, that July would be National Ice Cream Month, and more specifically, that the third Sunday of the month would be National Ice Cream Day. Who are we to get in the way of presidential-decreed holidays? The fair is showing their solidarity for this celebration by hosting the […]

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In June You’ll Be Able to Spend Bitcoins at the Hester Street Fair

Posted May 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

If you’re looking for a way to unload all of those cold hard bitcoins in the flesh, you won’t have to look much further than the Lower East Side; the Hester Street Fair will soon entertain 30+ small vendors who accept the cryptocurrency, dubbed the NYC Bitcoin Fair. The fair within a fair will happen every Sunday from 11-6pm […]

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Hester Street Fair is Expanding into Seward Park with ‘Promenade’

Posted May 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Amidst its fifth season, the Hester Street Fair is soon expanding its footprint to include the adjacent parkspace. Seward Park, deemed the first playground built in New York City (1903). The annexed space is dubbed the Promenade, and will include an additional 30 vendors, and seating beneath the tree canopy. That means you’ll no longer […]

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Streetwear Brand ‘Homie’s Wonderland’ Opening Shop at 15 Essex Street

Posted May 1, 2014 at 6:08 am

Skater types will have another place to shop in a little over a month. The urban streetwear brand Homie’s Wonderland is opening its first brick-and-mortar here on the Lower East Side. Indeed, 15 Essex Street is their flagship store that will offer the standard selection of branded gear, including hoodies, jackets, tshirts, hats, etc. Hooded […]

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5th Annual Hester Street Fair Opening Weekend Kicks Off April 26

Posted April 15, 2014 at 10:00 am

Back by popular demand is Spring the Hester Street Fair. Celebrating its fifth year, the fair’s returning to the two-day format. Opening weekend will again tout 60 vendors each day, of the vintage, foodie, and overall artisanal variety. Some newcomers of note include 80s and 90s thread shop La Petite Mort, the newest meat purveyor on […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: East vs. West Fried Chicken Smackdown

Posted October 18, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Fried chicken. We’ve all had it.  We all love it. Although as of late the craze is getting a little out of hand.  There’s even a how-to make chicken and waffles grilled cheese… There are so many mouth-watering food vendors this Sunday at the Grub Street Food Festival but I’m putting 2 of them to the test. Who can make […]

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New Museum Partners with Hester Street Fair for New Cafe

Posted September 30, 2013 at 6:10 am

Beginning this Wednesday, two nascent Lower East Side brands will work together on a new cafe concept. The New Museum is joining forces with the three-year-old Hester Street Fair to launch the in-house “Hester Street Cafe.” It’ll be a foodie haven. Curated by the Hester folks, the cafeteria will operate similar to the weekly market […]

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4th Annual Hester Street Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

Posted April 26, 2013 at 10:28 am

This year marks the 4th anniversary of the all-day outdoor local food and finds festival, and boasts new vendors along with past favorites.

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