Lower East Side

The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is roughly bounded by the Bowery to the west, East Houston Street to the north, the East River to the east, and Canal Street to the south. The western boundary below Grand Street veers east off of the Bowery to approximately Essex Street.It was traditionally an immigrant, working-class neighborhood. It has undergone rapid gentrification starting in the mid-2000s, prompting The National Trust for Historic Preservation to place the neighborhood on their list of America's Most Endangered Places.
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  • App of Joe Looks to Challenge Starbucks, Help Independent Coffee Shops in NYC

    … App of Joe officially launched its coffee shop application on mobile. The app was designed to help independent coffee shops in New York reach new customers by offering consumers cheaper drinks than they’d find at larger coffee chains. So far, App of Joe has partnered with 20 coffee shops in the East Village and Lower East Side of Manhattan…

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