Hester Street Fair

Hester Street Fair Plugs in with ‘Hesterfest’ Live Show Tomorrow, Featuring 9 Bands

Posted October 9, 2015 at 9:22 am

As a part of the fall lineup, the  Hester Street Fair  is bringing “Hesterfest“ to the Lower East Side. It’s the first of four such events this month, and is touted as a day filled with live musical performances, from nine different talented singer/songwriters, punk bands, hip hop acts. There will also be food vendors from around the city (Poke Ono, Red Star Sandwich […]

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Hester Street Fair Kicks Off 6th Season Tomorrow

Last modified April 24, 2015 at 7:23 am

Now in its sixth iteration, the Hester Street Fair is welcoming the neighborhood back, with the promise of “New food! New vendors! New look! Same awesome vibe…” Once again, the corner of Hester and Essex Streets will corral local biz into a fancy farmer’s market, but it’s not setting up shop for the whole weekend. This […]

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Here’s a Quick Holiday Pop-Up Roundup for You [LISTS]

Posted December 11, 2014 at 10:35 am

Pop-ups are popping up all over New York City for the holidays. Here’s a roundup of some standouts: Good Stuff Holiday Pop-Up Shop stopTHINKshop, TYTHEdesign and By Brooklyn are co-curating a holiday pop-up shop for conscious consumerism from December 11 – 14. This shopping experience will allow for consumers to connect with the local, sustainable and ethical story behind […]

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Billy’s Antiques is Returning to the Lower East Side for One Day This Weekend

Posted October 21, 2014 at 6:07 am

This Saturday (October 25), Billy LeRoy is reviving his antiques business for one day only. He’ll head down to Seward Park to pitch the big-top tent as part of the Hester Street Fair’s “Bedford + Bowery Bazaar,” the last event of the season. Billy Leroy’s eponymous antiques business on East Houston was a fixture of […]

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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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