Pell Street

21 Pell Street Awarded Grant for New Chinatown Programming

Posted May 7, 2021 at 5:06 am

Some funds are headed to 21 Pell Street. In April, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council awarded the program with $4,500, monies that will be used to support and expand the free community programming in Chinatown. Founded by legendary late photographer Corky Lee, 21 Pell Street showcases the talent and contributions of Asian Americans through photo […]


Getting By: Karho Leung of Barbershop ‘12 Pell’

Last modified October 26, 2020 at 9:40 pm

In our new series “Getting By,” Lower East Side residents and business owners share how they’re navigating the new normal of pandemic times. Our first outing is with Karho Leung of barbershop and events space, 12 Pell. Journal Entry: April 22, 2019 (Pre-Covid Reflections) It’s 6:45 pm, and I am finally sitting down for my first […]


Chinatown USPS Branch is Now Designated the ‘Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office’

Posted December 3, 2018 at 10:06 am

Today, the United States Post Office branch in Chinatown is receiving an official new designation. On July 24, 2018, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, of New York’s 7th District, introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to designate the Chinatown USPS branch as the “Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office.” It has since been signed as Public Law No: […]


Lucy Liu Spotted on Pell Street in Chinatown

Posted October 25, 2012 at 10:36 am

And here’s a gratuitous shot of Lucy Liu (nay, Oren Ishi) walking Pell Street in Chinatown yesterday afternoon.

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Bowery Newsstand Battles for Life Against Cemusa

Posted February 13, 2012 at 6:09 am

There’s a rather interesting item on the Community Board 3 agenda for tomorrow night. One that is years in the making, and most definitely stands apart from the other six listed.

Nom Wah Tea Parlor, Circa 1938

Posted January 18, 2011 at 6:18 am

Take a glimpse of street-level advertising on Doyers dating back to 1938.

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Doyers Street Now Clear

Posted December 31, 2010 at 10:17 am

As of 9 am this morning, the snow is almost completely cleared from Doyers Street.

Early Edition: December 31

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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Doyers Street Still Buried Under Snow

Posted December 30, 2010 at 6:39 am

By yesterday afternoon, snow plows had pretty much reached the main traffic arteries of the Lower East Side. While still slick, Allen, Bowery, Delancey, and East Houston were mostly cleared.  But those so-called “tertiary roads” remain in terrible shape.  Just ask Mayor Mike, who completely mismanaged the cleanup effort. Especially Doyers Street. Barely on the […]