The latest news from around the East Village.
Small Biz Story Panel with Artist Lily Annabelle Caleakav – 2nd Avenue Deli – Ess a Bagel – Kim’s Video – Tompkins Square Library 5:30pm Thu Nov 29!
Join us for an intimate conversation with iconic small business operators and artist Lily Annabelle, who is inspired to honor the businesses she draws not only for their longtime physical presence in our neighborhood, but for the strong sense of community which grew around them and still lives on.
Please register to attend the panel discussion!
The exhibition will be on view during library hours through March 29.
Join us at Tompkins Square Library for a special, illustrated conversation with acclaimed photographers James and Karla Murray on their latest book Store Front NYC: Photographs of the City’s Independent Shops, Past and Present.
The Murrays use their artistic talents to highlight the local independent businesses that define New York City. Since 1997, the Murrays have captured the spirit, energy, and cultural diversity of individual neighborhoods through their striking portraits of storefronts and shop owners.
Don’t miss this chance to check out their latest book! Store Front NYC will be available for sale at the venue. Register here or on the nypl.org website!
Join EVCC and Village Preservation for a virtual talk with Joyce Milambiling, the engaging educator and author of the new book Skyscraper Settlement: The Many Lives of Christodora House, based on research inspired by rediscovered correspondence between Christodora House founder Christina MacColl and settlement house clients. FREE with pre-registration at VillagePreservation.org!
Join us at Ada Calhoun’s book talk and signing for her two neighborhood inspired novels! Register for the talk and pick up your copies of St. Marks is Dead and Also A Poet at P&T Knitwear 180 Orchard Street!(more…)
Please join us for an evening at the Trinity Lower East Side Garden and Community Room! Enjoy music, refreshments and light bites from our favorite East Village restaurants and purveyors, meet our new board members, hear about our latest work and share your interests.
The 2023 Dance Parade kicks off at noon from 6th Ave & 17th Street to the grandstand at 4th Avenue and St. Mark’s Place, then steps east on St. Mark’s to Avenue A, arriving in Tompkins Square Park for DanceFest from 3-7pm: aerial performances, free dance lessons and more! See poster for route and be prepared for street closures.
Walk, bike or take public transportation to the Ave B Open Street (7-9th Streets) for Car-Free Earth Day / LUNGS’ Spring Awakening! with performances from the James Teal Group, workshops from FABnyc, Toy Makers and The Hort! FREE children’s pony rides from the Black Cowboys of Brooklyn!(more…)
Join this volunteer survey effort to help inform City agencies about the conditions of the street trees and tree beds in Council District 2! Register for the info session and join the kickoff on Earth Day!(more…)