News Releases

Annual Meeting + Sandy Grant Award Recipients
February 4, 2013

DayLife Presents Lower East Side Pickle Day
October 24, 2012

DayLife Fall Series of Events
September 18, 2012

Lower East Side Opening Night: Art + Fashion
August 29, 2012

Pushcarts and Astroturf to Transform Orchard Street into an Urban Backyard for DayLife: A one-day Special Event from the LES BID
May 10, 2012

Four LES Art Galleries Commemorate 9-11 with Exhibitions
August 23, 2011

Lower East Side Galleries Announce Season Opening Set for Wednesday, September 7th
August 22, 2011

Lower East Side to Host “National Apple Pie Eating Championship” During Annual During Annual Apple Day Celebration
August 17, 2011

The Big Apple Welcomes NYC Apple Day Festival on September 18, 2011
August 10, 2011

Gay Pride Month Launch Party Set for Saturday, June 4th
May 2, 2011

Lower East Side Favorite Hester Street Fair Set to Open May 7th
April 29, 2011

Free LES Art Gallery Walk Tours on April 21st
April 14, 2011

Lower East Side BID Honors “Top Cops”
April 6, 2011

Photographer Brian Rose Exhibtion Featured at LES Visitor Center
March 16, 2011

Lower East Side Launches “Third Thursdays” Gallery Night
February 7, 2011

Lower East Side BID Launches New Consumer Website
December 15, 2010

The Big Apple Welcomes New York City Apple Day, Apples on Orchard Festival – September 26, 2010
September 10, 2010

International Pickle Day Preserves Lower East Side’s Rich Food History
August 20, 2010

New York Magazine Names Lower East Side “Most Livable Neighborhood” in Manhattan
August 2010


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LOWER EAST SIDE OPENING NIGHT: ART + FASHION:

Lower East Side Hosts ‘Opening Night’ for Art Galleries and Fashion Boutiques

As published on Huffington Post, September 6, 2012

Lower East Side Will Host New Art Event to Kick-Off Fashion Week

As published in New York Press, August 31, 2012

LES Fashion Event to Promote High Style Downtown

As published on DNAinfo, August 29, 2012

A Guide to Fashion’s Night Out 2012

As published in Daily Candy, September 4, 2012

DAYLIFE:

Orchard Street, Now with Astroturf

As published on UrbanDaddy, June 1, 2012

DayLife Event to Turn Orchard Street into Giant Backyard

As published in DNAinfo, June 1, 2012

DayLife: Your Urban Backyard on the Lower East Side

As published in New York Times, May 31, 2012

PLAY: DAYLIFE

As published on DaliyCandy, May 31, 2012

DayLife

As published on Time Out New York, May 25, 2012

Pushcarts to Return to Orchard Street

As published in CurbedNY, May 14, 2012

GENERAL PRESS:

After Lehman Fall, Women Gallerists Struggled, Survived

As published in Bloomberg News, April 11, 2012

Orchard Street, Block By Block

As published in The New York Times, January 1, 2012

The Lower East Side Goes Mobile

As published in City Beats, December 15, 2011

Shop Local LES

As published in The Daily News, December 1, 2011

Going Steady
As published in ArtForum, September 12, 2011

Lower East Side Kicks Off Fall Art Season
As published in AM New York, September 8, 2011

Lower East Side Galleries Open on September 7th
As published on joonbug.com, September 2, 2011

Monday, So Good to Me
As published in The New York Times, September 2, 2011

Lower East Side BID Rings Opening Bell on Wall Street
As published in The Lo-Down, August 11, 2011

Lower East Side BID to Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange
As published in the Bowery Boogie, August 11, 2011

Company to Rent Out “Backyard Time Share” on Lower East Side for $50 per Hour
As published on CBS New York, August 4, 2011

Thompson Lower East Side, New York: Hotel Review
As published in The Telegraph (UK), August 1, 2011

Lower East Side’s Tenement Museum Gets Glassy Expansion
As published in The L Magazine, July 25, 2011

Third Thursdays Featured Gallery: Jen Bekman
As published in The Lo-Down, July 18, 2011

Perfect Picnic Opens on Lower East Side
As published in The New York Times, July 12, 2011

On the Lower East Side, Shakespeare Among the Camrys
As published in The Wall Street Journal, July 6, 2011

Third Thursdays Featured Gallery: The Woodward Gallery
As published in The Lo-Down, June 13, 2011

Pride Goes East: Go Gaga Look-Alike Contest
As published in Metromix.com, June 5, 2011

Hot Picks: Lower Feast Side
As published in the New York Post, May 6, 2011

Pride Goes East Announces Gay Pride Launch Party
As published in The Lo-Down, May 3, 2011

Third Thursdays – Featured Gallery: Allegra LaViola
As published in The Lo-Down, April 20, 2011

BID honors 7th’s ‘super cops’ at inaugural event
As published in The Villager, April 14, 2011

Payless Picks New Lower East Side Spot
As published in the New York Observer, March 28, 2011

Lower East Side to Get an iPhone App
As published at DNAinfo.com, March 21, 2011

Lower East Side: From Down & Out to Up & In
As published in the Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2011

That Neighborhood Feeling
As published in City Arts, February 8, 2010

A New York City Weekend for $100
As published in the New York Times, December 28, 2010

More Businesses see BIDs as antidote to hard times
As published in Crain’s New York, November 28, 2010

Scenes from Pickle Day 2010
As published in The Lo-Down, October 18, 2010

Recap: Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day
As published in Bowery Boogie, October 18, 2010

Apple Day Festival Aims to Bring to Life the History of the Lower East Side
As published in the NY Daily News, September 20, 2010

LES is More
As published in W Magazine, September 2010

Bob Zuckerman: Checking in with the BID’s New Boss
As published in The Lo-Down, August 10, 2010

Talking Business with David Zarin
As published in The Lo-Down, July 21, 2010

LES Going Green
As published in The NY Post, April 15, 2009.

Reinvention is the name of the game in new economy
By Roberto Ragone
As published in The Villager, March 18–24, 2009.

Media contact:
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Executive Director
(212) 226-9010
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