Essex Street Market

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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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Taste of Essex Street Market: Pain d'Avignon

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Pain d'Avignon in Essex Street Market makes bread the old-fashioned way.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Luis Meats

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Luis Rodriguez opened Luis Meats in Essex Street Market 17 years ago. He told us about some of his shop's prime offerings as well as the changing demographics of the Lower East Side and how he likes to spend his evenings after work.