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After visiting the Tenement Museum, we were searching for gluten-free grub in the neighborhood. We came across Dudley’s a few blocks away on Orchard Street. 807 more words

City Escapes

Brunch Like Dan Humphrey

Hurrah, Saturday has arrived! No more 6 AM alarm, zombie walking to Starbucks, and then pounding your work computer as it refuses to open up your emails! 488 more words

A Memorial Day Delight


The Lower East Side Festival of the Arts

MAY 25 – MAY 27

Friday 6 PM – 1AM, Saturday Noon – 6PM Outside 6PM – 1 AM Inside, Sunday 6 PM – 1 AM… 93 more words

The White Slavers


Jacob Ginsberg, aged 22 years, living at 699 Park Avenue, this borough, was held to-day in $3,000 bail by magistrate O’Connor, in the Essex Market Court, Manhattan, for the alleged abduction of Esther Perlmutter, aged 16 years, of 308 East Third street, Manhattan.

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Parade shines light on environment

By Sabina Mollot

On Saturday, hundreds of costumed revelers walked, marched and danced their way through the East Village and the Lower East Side for a day-long event aimed at celebrating local green spaces, the East River and sustainability efforts. 603 more words


Tenement Museum

During the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, the Lower East Side of Manhattan was home to a plethora of immigrants, many of whom also worked either in their homes there or in nearby areas. 414 more words


East Houston Street Church Cemeteries

“The expectation that cemeteries shall afford a permanent resting place to the bodies interred in them is conclusively discredited by experience,” wrote civic leader Louis Windmüller in 1898, declaring that “of all American cities, New York—where about a hundred graveyards have been destroyed or partially abandoned since it became a city—offers the most striking examples of the changeableness of ‘resting places.’” Burial grounds were scattered throughout lower Manhattan in the early 1800s to such an extent, says Windmüller, “that a splenetic Englishman who came to visit our shores speedily returned when he found every street lined with headstones.” 2,098 more words

New York City Cemeteries