Lower East Side Art Week Debuts With a Spotlight on Women Artists

Over twenty galleries in the NYC neighborhood are welcoming visitors this week

Several streets in New York City‘s Lower East Side neighborhood count handfuls of art galleries as occupants. Across decades, the community here—born of non-conformity—has witnessed its statements surpass those of other art movements and locations with the city. With all of this in mind, Lesley Heller of Lesley Heller Gallery and Bart Keijsers Koning of LMAK Gallery realized it’s time to get people into these galleries—to get …

Lower Manhattan’s Best New East Side Bars

From a tiki bar with a view to a subterranean treasure, five new places worth visiting

Even as favor switches from neighborhood to neighborhood, it’s possible to find a good bar just about anywhere in New York City. However, it just so happens that right now a slew of well-designed hotspots with excellent drink options have opened across lower Manhattan’s east side—most within walking distance from one another. Whether you’re looking for a subterranean treasure or an outdoor bar with stunning …

A First Look Inside NYC’s Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel

Ian Schrager guides people through his highly anticipated new LES high-rise

Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while. The PUBLIC Hotel will open its doors in the Lower East Side in under a month. There’s already a laundry list …