Lower East Side has a vigorous Business Improvement District going and it has re-established an historical tradition, a bustling Orchard Street filled with vendor barrows, see the video for a great historical collection of clips from what Orchard street used to look like.
This Sat. the LES, BID will be putting down astro turf in Orchard Street, hooking up loads of speakers linking back to D.J’s and inviting local businesses to put on a show at what is called the DayLife Festival.
The LES has a terrific collection of great eating places and expect them all to be out there on Saturday.
Russ and Daughters, the Meatball shop, Mission Chinese, Black Tree, Roni’ Sues Chocolates and others will all be there.
The Living Room will be DJing and expect dancing in the street.
All the fashion shops in LES will be selling their goods as well. Go down there between 12 noon and 5pm and enjoy. LIKE great New York Street Festivals