April Fools

LES Awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site Status

Last modified April 2, 2018 at 11:39 am

The Lower East Side joins the Taj Mahal, Great Pyramid, and Stonehenge by being awarded UNESCO World Heritage site status. This is the Press Release we received this morning…. UNESCO today added the Lower East Side to its list of global sites of historic significance. We issue these awards to both recognize and protect historic […]


Google Mapping the 8-Bit Lower East Side

Posted March 31, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Google always pulls out the stops for its April Fools’ jokes. This year, the prank comes a day early with its “Quest View” feature in Google Maps.

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