An annual celebration of the rich and diverse history of the Lower East Side. Each year in May, Lower East Side cultural and community groups, small businesses and residents create a variety of public events, exhibits, tours, and learning opportunities.
Hosted by Five Boro Story Project at City Lore. A journey through Lower East Side history with tales of childhood in a place densely packed with history and humanity, bustling with danger and adventure, and find out why growing up on the LES is more fun – and has been through the decades!
LES is More: Growing up on the LES
LES Garden And Homestead Making
Sixth Street Community Center's photos of homesteading archived by Mara Kravitz and 596 Acres. Courtesy of Howard Brandstein.