“Plentiful Country: The Great Potato Famine and the Making of Irish New York” Book Talk:  by Tyler Anbinder

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 6:30pm  Church of St. Mary, 440 Grand St(between Clinton Street and Pitt Street)Entry to event space is ramp at the righthand corner (east side) of the church.Sponsored by: Lower East Side Preservation InitiativeArt Loisaida FoundationCuala FoundationNew York Irish CenterChurch of St. MaryFREE IN PERSON eventRegistration is required; register HERE.

East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side by Lower East Side Preservation Initiative’s A Photo-journal Essay

This remarkable collection of contemporary photographs, shot by photographers whose artistic roots in the East Village, shows unique and beautiful portraits of a now familiar neighborhood. This collection reminds people of our neighborhood’s beauty, wonder, and individuality and calls out for the preservation of its invaluable, irreplaceable legacy, for our own and future generations.