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Jack Kirby Museum Returns to Native LES for 2-Week Pop-Up

Posted November 13, 2015 at 5:12 am

For the second time in as many years, the Jack Kirby Museum and Research Center again joined forces with the miLES initiative for a storefront pop-up. This time, the show is more narrowly focused, highlighting Kirby’s illustrations of “heroic combat” in various comic books. For the next two weeks, the miLES incubator space at 103 […]

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MiLES Offering Free Co-Working Hub for Those Affected by 2nd Avenue Gas Explosion

Posted April 6, 2015 at 9:19 am

Starting Today, MiLES (Made in the Lower East Side) is offering a free pop-up Co-Working hub for those affected by the East Village gas explosion. Located at 103 Allen Street, the space is being offered to both businesses and residents who are in need of workspace. In addition to the basic amenity of space, MiLES […]

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With aNYthing Long Gone, 103 Allen Become miLES Pop-Up; ‘Cherry Pop’ is Tonight

Posted November 14, 2014 at 6:10 am

The urban skate brand aNYthing vacated the Lower East Side back in April. Its former headquarters at 103 Allen Street subsequently became a yet another project space for the miLES neighborhood organization, which aims to “creatively” reactivate underutilized retail stores. The so-called “Launchpad” at 103 Allen (KX-L x miLES) is championed as prime for designers […]

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Los Perros Locos on Allen Street Morphs Into ‘LESpace’ Pop-Up for Chefs and Artists

Posted October 16, 2014 at 6:04 am

Colombian hot dog joint Los Perros Locos ended its two-year run at back in August. Owner Alex Mitow announced at the time that 201 Allen Street would “undergo a rapid transformation” into a food-based incubator space for pop-ups, chefs, artists, etc. The promise has been fulfilled. As previously reported, Mitow paired up with miLES to launch LESpace, […]

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Scratchbox Interactive Art Project Happening This Weekend at First Street Green Art Park

Last modified August 15, 2014 at 8:48 am

Nothing like a little collective storytelling to engage the community and throw a little more outdoor eye candy into the summer mix. Propelling off the first ever Lower East Side History month, and all of the cultural celebration that came with it, is a new interactive installation to check out. This weekend, the design studio […]

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Recap: Jack Kirby Museum Pop Up Opens on Delancey

Posted November 5, 2013 at 10:28 am

Last night was the opening of miLES newest storefront project, the Jack Kirby Museum pop up. Lots of Kirby fans were in attendance to check out the amazing artwork on display and to meet museum trustee Rand Hoppe. There was also a cool timeline showing Kirby’s life on the LES, which included census records from […]

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Jack Kirby Museum Opens Week-Long Exhibit at 178 Delancey Tonight

Posted November 4, 2013 at 5:33 am

After an uber-successful Kickstarter campaign for its “Storefront Transformer,” the miLES initiative from Fourth Arts Block is kicking off the season with a pop-up exhibit featuring the late, iconic illustrator Jack Kirby. This is the first of seven week-long installments aimed at transforming the under-used 178 Delancey Street into a “neighborhood hub” with various themes. […]

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miLES (Made in the Lower East Side) Storefront Opens on 4th Street

Posted April 25, 2013 at 6:30 am

Last week, we stopped by the preview and “warming party” of the miLES (Made in the Lower East Side) storefront.

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miLES Storefront opening at FABWORKS

Posted March 8, 2013 at 1:59 pm

miLES (Made in the Lower East Side), a local group whose mission is to “open up previously unused storefronts to new possibilities,” has recently announced that they have partnered with the Fourth Arts Block to open the first miLES storefront. Working with residents, artists, businesses and landlords in the Lower East Side to identify, program […]

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Recap: The Feast Pavilion at Essex Market Building D

Posted October 8, 2012 at 11:16 am

This past week, the Feast Conference took over part of the city, with a mission of celebrating “ground shaking change,” gathering “remarkable entrepreneurs, radicals, doers and thinkers that bring their talents to the table to make life better.”

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