Lower Eastside Girls Club

How to Get Your Paws on Hanksy’s Poop Portrait of Trump and Help the Lower Eastside Girls Club at the Same Time

Posted February 23, 2017 at 5:09 am

For the past six years, the Orchard Street Runners club has organized a silent auction to benefit the Lower Eastside Girls Club. And this year is no different. The fundraiser goes down tonight at Ludlow Studios on Ludlow Street, and the highest bidder will walk away with Hanksy’s poop portrait of Fuhrer Trump (feces collected outside […]

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Orchard Street Runners Holding Fundraiser for Lower Eastside Girls Club

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

Still riding high on momentum, the Orchard Street Runners are preparing for a fundraiser tomorrow evening at their meeting spot, Lost Weekend NYC.

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This Weekend: Ahkun Pop-Up to Benefit Lower Eastside Girls Club

Posted July 30, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Shopping sustainably at budget prices is the theme of this weekend’s pop-up event to benefit the Lower Eastside Girls Club.

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Lower Eastside Girls Club Announces 2nd Annual Holiday Cookie Swap and Bake Off

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 2:57 pm

For the second year running, the Lower Eastside Girls Club is hosting a holiday cookie swap and bake off.  The event will be held at La Vie on Saturday, December 18, 1:00 – 4 PM.  Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.  All proceeds collected will benefit job training programs for economically […]

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Lower Eastside Girls Club Groundbreaking Ceremony

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 11:13 am

Last Friday afternoon, officials from the NYC Housing Development Corporation, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, elected state and local leaders, and project developer Dermot Company were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the new Lower East Side Girls Club Center for Community. Located on Avenue D and East 7th Street […]

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New City Park Coming to 14 Second Avenue?

Posted September 10, 2010 at 6:30 am

In the spirit of the Liz Christy Garden just across the way, a new green space seems to be in the works at the northeast corner of East Houston and Second Avenue.  Indeed, the strip of Parks Department land, located beside the former home of Irreplaceable Artifacts, is starting to show evidence of the change. […]

Official Grand Opening of Celebrate Cafe at the Bowery Poetry Club

Posted June 21, 2010 at 6:12 am

Celebrate Cafe is almost in its fifth month of operation inside the Bowery Poetry Club.  The venture is run by the Lower Eastside Girls Club, and doubles as an entrepreneurial program for youth and young adults.  A nice symbiotic relationship on the Bowery.  We received an email from the owners announcing that today is the […]

Breezy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill Now Open at Essex Market

Posted April 5, 2010 at 8:26 am

Over the weekend, a reader relayed juicy information that the bustling Essex Street Market now has a new merchant – Breezy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill.  The stall, which is located beside the Lower Eastside Girls Club’s La Tiendita, opened for business on Saturday.

Celebrate Cafe at the Bowery Poetry Club

Posted February 1, 2010 at 6:11 am

Last week, we reported that the Lower East Side History Project recently joined forces with Fourth Arts Block and the Cooper Square Committee, and will be moving to 61 East Fourth Street on February 2. In the wake of their re-location, the Bowery Poetry Club continues to host a cafe sponsored by the Lower Eastside […]

A Well-Preserved Chico Mural

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Chico has been in the local news quite a bit the past couple of weeks.  EV Grieve first reported that the Lower Eastside Girls Club commissioned the neighborhood luminary, who has since moved to Florida, to paint various messages of anti-violence.  In particular, at his prime canvas near the corner of Houston and Avenue B.  […]

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