NYC international pickle day

Reminder: 10th Annual Pickle Day Today

Posted October 17, 2010 at 10:20 am

Today is the 10th Annual NYC International Pickle Day.  Festivities will be held in the municipal parking lot on Broome, as well as on Broome between Orchard and Ludlow.

Date Announced for Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day

Posted September 17, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District (LES BID) has just announced the date for the tenth annual NYC International Pickle Day. As in the past couple years, the event will transpire in the Broome Street municipal parking lot between Ludlow and Essex.

Recap: Ninth Annual International Pickle Day

Posted October 5, 2009 at 6:25 am

Under beautiful partly cloudy skies, the Ninth Annual NYC International Pickle Day was held yesterday in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.  This year’s celebration of pickled fare was somewhat overshadowed by the noticeable absence of Guss’ Pickles from the group of vendors.  They remained in their soon-to-be-vacant 87 Orchard Street locale. However, that didn’t deter […]

The Black Market: Tsunami Disaster Fundraiser

Last modified October 4, 2009 at 10:29 am

On your way to the Ninth Annual NYC International Pickle Festival, make a pit-stop at the corner of Ludlow and Stanton Streets for the follow fundraiser: “The Black Market” Tsunami Disaster Relief Fundraiser Vintage Fashion Street Sale Ludlow/Stanton Street (across from Piano’s) Sunday 10/4 from 12-6pm Proceeds from the sale will be donated to Oxfam […]

Rat Bait

Posted September 16, 2008 at 11:14 am

After checking out the picklefest on Sunday, I walked past this shuttered storefront at 263 Broome Street. Sitting on the ground in plain sight were a handful of rat poison bait stations. The skull-and-crossbones posters indicate that renovation of the premises may follow. Remember kids, even the trendiest streets are plagued by vermin. Especially the […]

NYC International Pickle Day

Posted September 15, 2008 at 9:12 am

Yesterday was the eighth annual NYC International Pickle Day on the LES [link]. Orchard Street was packed with tourists and neighborhood folk alike, queuing behind numerous tents to sample a unique variety of pickled foods. My personal favorites were the pickled radishes, grapes, and cantaloupes. Also, many local eateries had tables splayed across the sidewalk, […]