NYC Markets

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Essex Street Market's 75th Anniversary Block Party

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Let us eat cake! Essex Street Market turned 75 in May and celebrated with all the delicious fanfare that you would expect of a legendary culinary destination.

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Happy 75th, Essex Street Market

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This month, Essex Street Market celebrates its 75th birthday. We look forward to celebrating in style with the market vendors, the Lower East Side BID, and the entire Lower East Side community.

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The Stories Behind Essex Street Market

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This week, we're sharing a whole new side of Essex Street Market by showcasing the vibrant and dynamic stories behind the merchants at this historic culinary destination.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Porto Rico Importing Co.

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Porto Rico Importing Company in Essex Street Market was started by a family of newly arrived Italian immigrants who craved items from the homeland. Owner Peter Longo grew up working at the business and attributes his early education about coffee to his father. The history he shares here about the business is as rich and aromatic as the coffee they brew every day.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Davidovich Bakery Shop

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Davidovich Bakery is the story of two men searching for the best bagel in NYC. Find them at their flagship location in Essex Street Market.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Viva Fruits and Vegetables

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Viva Fruits & Vegetables is a wholesaler and retailer of fruits and vegetables that has sold Mexican specialty food products at Essex Street Market for over 14 years. Some of the products at Viva are even imported directly from Mexico and Santo Domingo!

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Essex Farm

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Essex Farm is your one-stop shop for high-quality, fresh produce, fruit, herbs, and...hot sauce!

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La Marqueta Returns!

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La Marqueta in East Harlem has always bred cultural pioneers and business innovators. This summer, NYCEDC is working with city partners to restore the market, refresh the neighborhood, and bring it back to its former vitality.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Shopsin's

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Shopsin's originated in Greenwich Village in 1971 as a grocery store, but has since evolved into a restaurant and institution serving an extensive variety of food in the Lower East Side. Extensive may even be an understatement.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: New Star Fish Market

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New Star Fish Market is Essex Street Market's wholesaler and retailer of fresh fish and shellfish. We talk to the owner who has been based out of Essex Street Market for more than 20 years.