Scenes from the Snowstorm

New Division Street Snowman Challenges Essex Bodega for Area Domination [PHOTOS]

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:11 am

Until yesterday afternoon, we figured the Essex Street Snowman had given up on the city. Such a mild winter is certainly no hospitable host to the neighborhood’s most popular weather mascot. The blanket of fresh powder that fell was enough for a prompt return. Along with some competition… Employees of the Chinese bodega at the […]

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Post-Snow, the Lower East Side Dressed in White [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 9, 2017 at 10:51 am

Herewith, some photos from the first snowstorm of 2017 (and aftermath). All were shot in and around the Lower East Side with frozen fingers and wet camera lens. A blanket of snow is the perfect equalizer; it levels the playing field. Run-of-the-mill tensions and stresses of living in the big city easily fade with each […]

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Local Skier Takes Advantage of Epic powder on Orchard Street

Posted February 13, 2014 at 9:50 am

The Lower East Side is in the Olympics spirit this morning; this certainly ain’t Sochi. Here on the green (circle) trail of Orchard Street, near Hester, we have one brave commuter casually cross-country skiing down the sidewalk. Hopefully she stays upright and doesn’t faceplant into some yellow snow. Stay safe out there. Which way is […]

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1 Essex Snowman Grows Even Larger

Last modified January 24, 2011 at 9:00 pm

The proprietors of 1 Essex Street sure know how to draw attention to their corner grocery.

Puddle Jumping Chronicles: Canal & Bowery

Posted January 13, 2011 at 6:28 am

Just try and cross Canal Street at Bowery today.

No Business Like Snow Business at 101 Delancey

Posted January 13, 2011 at 6:18 am

Some rather timely graffiti on the shuttered gates of 101 Delancey Street.

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Scenes from the Snow Storm: 3 Shots

Posted January 12, 2011 at 10:25 am

There’s something oddly soothing (and magical) about wandering the snow-blanketed streets late at night.

Chrystie Street Road Sign Removed

Posted January 6, 2011 at 6:18 am

Last week, the Chrystie Street road sign at Delancey was in danger of crashing down. Now it’s gone.

Lower East Side Trash Heaps Continue Growing

Posted January 4, 2011 at 11:13 am

Trash collection might have officially resumed yesterday, but on the street, it’s an entirely different story.