Flynn McGarry is the chef of Gem, a restaurant in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. His $US155 tasting menu is served in the style of a dinner party, hopefully making you feel like you’re not at a restaurant at all. The young chef has been working full time in professional kitchens […]
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New York City’s Lower East Side went back in time today — all the way back to the early 1900s. Producer and director Steven Soderbergh has been busy transforming the neighbourhood for his latest project, “The Knick.” Starring Clive Owen, the Cinemax miniseries tells the story of the Knickerbocker Hospital […]
[credit provider=”Matthew Kassel”] A century ago, New York City’s Lower East side was a thriving community for Jews immigrating to the United States.
[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] After Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City, many Lower East Side residents, who are now living without power and no running water, were able to receive packaged food, hot meals, water and supplies yesterday afternoon.For many, it was the first sign of […]
[credit provider=”NY1″ url=”http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/top_stories/167696/police-investigate-slashing-of-woman-on-lower-east-side”] A 29-year-old woman believed to be hiding from a failed marriage died after being found with a massive gash on her chin on the second-floor landing of a Lower East Side apartment building.Police initially believed Carlisle Brigham, daughter of New York City’s former budget director James Brigham, […]
[credit provider=”Frank’s Chop Shop” url=”http://www.frankschopshop.com/about”] Lots of celebrities go to Frank’s Chop Shop, an old-fashioned barbershop in the Lower East Side.But what’s special about the place, writes Joy Keh in the New York Daily News, is that its owners do not discriminate.
[credit provider=”Barbara L. Hanson via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/baha1210/60589006/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] A burst of lemon with a hint of basil gushes through your mouth. Refreshing, like water, but potent as if you were chewing an actual basil leaf soaked in lemon. The secret behind il laboratorio del gelato’s fresh tasting ice cream/gelato fusion products […]
[credit provider=”Matthew Kassel”] During the height of Jewish immigration to the United States–from the 1880s to the First World War–most Jews who came to New York crowded into tenement buildings in the Lower East Side, with barely any light or air.The standard was 24 families in a 25- by 100-foot […]