Holidays

Holiday Lights in Place Along Orchard Street

Posted November 30, 2018 at 5:05 am

The holiday cheer is on display along Orchard Street. As in years past, the three-dimensional snowflakes are now suspended above the roadway between East Houston and Hester Streets. This is the spine designating the jurisdiction of the Lower East Side Partnership (which finances the installation each year). There are also lights at Delancey and Ludlow. […]

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Clinton Street Adds Holiday Lighting Between Houston and Delancey

Posted December 4, 2013 at 6:11 am

Orchard Street isn’t the only game in town when it comes to holiday lights. Well, on the Lower East Side, that is. Clinton Street is joining the party. Blue-lit snowflake fixtures currently span the length of pavement between Delancey and East Houston.

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Happy Thanksgiving, Boogie Faithful!

Last modified November 29, 2013 at 10:45 am

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Boogie! We are pleased as pie that you continue to support us – many thanks to you, dear reader! We wish you and your waistline well, as you load up on the wonderful array of gluttonous goodies presented to you today. To kick off the holiday season, […]

New Holiday Lighting Installed on Orchard Street Yesterday

Posted November 15, 2013 at 10:21 am

Orchard Street is now alight with holiday cheer. The annual lighting scheme of snowflakes between East Houston and Hester was installed and activated yesterday. This year, however, the decorations are slightly different from previous iterations. Ornaments are of the 3D variety, and are precariously suspended above the middle of the intersections . Certainly not as […]

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A Veteran’s Day Salute

Posted November 11, 2013 at 1:12 pm

SALUTE OUR HEROES! An Act approved May 13, 1938, “made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as “Armistice Day.” …amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word “Armistice” and inserting in its place […]

First Annual Chinatown Holiday Fair Coming Saturday

Posted November 27, 2012 at 10:19 am

This Saturday (December 1), Chinatown is getting in on the annual holiday street fair craze.

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Holiday Lighting Installed on Orchard

Last modified November 23, 2012 at 10:32 am

Orchard Street is now alight with holiday cheer.

Simchat Torah Celebrations on Delancey

Posted October 9, 2012 at 11:29 am

What you see here was the scene at the mouth of the Williamsburg Bridge in the hour before sunset.

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Sukkot on the Lower East Side

Posted October 2, 2012 at 11:48 am

Seeing Jewish Lower East Side as it once was usually becomes a little easier around this time of year. When the High Holidays end, the neighborhood bustles in the run-up to the next celebration. Sukkot.

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Trashing Christmas Trees; MulchFest Next Weekend

Posted January 2, 2012 at 7:42 am

Herewith, some choice photos of the obligatory post-holidays Christmas tree dumping. As always, it never ceases to entertain. Meanwhile, official collection and recycling of tree refuse from streets and sidewalks citywide begins this week.  The Department of Sanitation has the following on their website: DSNY asks residents to remove all tree stands, tinsel, lights, and […]