Museum at Eldridge Street

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Return to Eldridge Street Next Month

Posted May 1, 2018 at 5:09 am

The beloved annual block party celebrating a trifecta of treats – egg rolls, egg creams, and empanadas – is coming up on its 18th year celebrating on the Lower East Side. Indeed, the festival, hosted by the Museum at Eldridge Street, will once again pay tribute to the diverse communities of the neighborhood, by way of food, performances, games, […]

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‘Rediscover’ the Eldridge Street Synagogue Ten Years After Its Restoration

Posted September 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

Tonight marks the opening of a new exhibition at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. “Rediscovery, Restoration, and Rediscovery: The Eldridge Street Synagogue in Photographs” celebrates the 10th anniversary of the restoration of the photogenic house of worship. This rehabilitation was no small feat: it took twenty years and $20 million to restore the synagogue, which originally […]

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There’s a Walking Tour Down the ‘Historic’ Bowery on Sunday

Posted May 5, 2017 at 5:05 am

One of New York’s prominent urban historians is taking it to the streets. To the Bowery, in fact. Esther Crain has been researching for nearly a decade, sifting through photographs, newspaper clippings, and other precious artifacts to fill in the nooks and crannies of New York’s lengthy, yet often quick-moving history. Now, the founder of Ephemeral New […]

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