all stories tagged "lower east side"


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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

The fourth-generation Russes expand on everything from how they came into the family business to how to slice smoked fish and explain appetizing – one of New York City’s most unique food traditions.

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July 30, 2014 1:01 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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July 25, 2014 3:00 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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May 14, 2014 12:39 PM | 1 Comment

On this edition of MetroFocus: “Rebuild by Design” and innovative water management solutions from the Netherlands, The New York Times Op-Doc “Animals Are Persons Too” and an interview with animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, and the wonderful world of little free libraries.

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Marisa Wong  |  May 14, 2014 12:38 PM | Comments

On the Lower East Side, near the intersection of the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, a “Little Free Library” has returned to its place in front of an affordable housing unit called 82 Rutgers Slip.

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May 9, 2014 12:18 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: “Rebuild by Design” and innovative water management solutions from the Netherlands, The New York Times Op-Doc “Animals Are Persons Too” and an interview with animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, and the wonderful world of little free libraries.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 8, 2014 3:43 PM | 3 Comments
For most New Yorkers, it's hard to imagine that less than 30 years ago the Lower East Side was the scene of ugly confrontations between the city and so-called “squatters” living in abandoned buildings.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  December 13, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The new autobiography of Lower East Side radical and founder of the Fugs, Ed Sanders, sheds light on a stranger time.
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Sam Lewis  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The two women hold an important place in New York's radical past, but history has skimmed over their relationship.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  September 28, 2011 3:55 PM | Comments
This week's Kickstarter picks are dedicated to preserving New York's lesser known histories.VIDEO
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