The Tenement Museum (108 Orchard Street, 212-982-8420), with its tours of meticulously preserved apartments dating back to the 19th century, plays a crucial role in honoring the Lower East Side's history as the neighborhood undergoes rapid transformation. Its weekly food event, "Tastings at the Tene ... More >>
With temperatures dropping fast, you may not have the time, the patience, or the proper outerwear to go searching for an activity. Don't be left out in the cold: We've scoured the city to bring you this week's most unique culinary events.
Tuesday, May 28 Eat the City: Farming the Five Boroughs Join Robert Shulman, author of Eat the City, as he hosts a panel discussion on urban agriculture at the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side. Farm-to-table food and drink from spots like The Meatball Shop, Landhaus, and Fort Defiance follow t ... More >>
I'm a highly self-conscious New Yorker--arrived here four years ago and immediately started walking the city obsessively, tucking the map of it under my skin, tattooing the streets on my brain and in my muscle memory. I'm also a writer and a Yiddish-speaker, so when I got hold of Leela Corman's grap ... More >>
Robert K. Chin/nycchinatown.orgPeople's Pops isn't the only frozen-treats purveyor with expansion on its mind: Il Laboratorio del Gelato has also got some itchy feet - or at least a case of homesickness. Bowery Boogie reports that the gelato shop is opening a satellite location in its origina ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanAndrew SilversteinAndrew Silverstein, one of the co-founders of Streetwise New York, coaxed us to step inside Economy Candy on Rivington, a mecca of sweet treats. We had just chatted over frothy coffees at El Castillo de Jagua. Both are stops on Streetwise's "Immigrant NY, Old ... More >>
Utter desolation.We love Sorella's grissini and have found unadulterated gelato bliss at Stellina. You could say, in other words, that we are big admirers of what Emma Hearst and Sarah Krathen have done at their two establishments. And we're fairly confident that if they open a "small steak-d ... More >>
For New York archaeology students, a planned semester studying ruins in Egypt turned into a round trip back to Manhattan
glenwoodnyc.comLower East Side kitchen of yoreThe Lower East Side Tenement Museum will roll out a Culinary Center as part of its new visitors center, slated to open in early 2011. Sometime after the initial opening of the center, a demonstration kitchen and curriculum for the Culinary Center ... More >>
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