Holiday Lights

Holiday Lighting Arrives on Orchard Street

Posted December 8, 2011 at 6:18 am

As previously promised by the Lower East Side BID, holiday lighting finally arrived along Orchard Street last weekend.

Lower East Side BID Holiday Lights Delayed

Posted November 29, 2011 at 11:18 am

You may have noticed that Thanksgiving came and went without the annual addition of holiday lights in one nook of the Lower East Side.

How Do You Feel About the Early Arrival of Christmas?

Posted November 23, 2011 at 11:23 am

Here on the precipice of Thanksgiving, we know all too well that Christmas preparation comes earlier every year.

Weekend Edition: November 21

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Joel Raskin]

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Seasonal Lighting Installed on Orchard Street

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm

Early Sunday morning, cherry pickers were deployed in full force to install the annual seasonal lighting along Orchard Street. As usual, the festive lights occupy the lion’s share of Orchard, but criss-cross at Grand Street. Every year, like clockwork. And if past is prologue, we can expect illumination just before Thanksgiving.

Seasonal Lighting Dismantled

Posted January 27, 2010 at 6:11 am

Now that the holiday season is one month behind us, the festive lighting in the neighborhood is officially kaput.  Early yesterday morning, the cherry pickers were commissioned to dismantle the LES logo and snowflake decorations.  Until next year.  This particular street scene was at the corner of Grand and Allen Streets.

Blue on Blue

Posted December 23, 2009 at 6:25 am

One of the residents in the Blue Condo building decided to celebrate the holiday season with, wait for it, blue lights.  How clever. The twinkling ornaments are visible to the hordes down below on Delancey.

Lights On, Holiday Cheer

Last modified November 28, 2011 at 8:51 pm

The seasonal lights strung along Orchard Street are now illuminated. Ready or not, the holiday season is officially upon us.