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General Manager/Arts Editor
Alex M. Smith
The Lo-Down is a publication of Lo-Down Productions LLC, © 2013.
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from the Editor:
t’s among the top questions I’m asked: “what’shappening with Soho House?” Since February,when the news first broke, everyone’s beeneager to know whether the exclusive privatemembers club would prevail in its quest to opena new location on Ludlow Street. The fiercebattle for a liquor permit has stirred strongemotions among supporters and opponents.This month, as a final decision from the StateLiquor Authority looms, our cover story looks atthe Soho House controversy and, more broadly,the community’s shifting response to prolif-erating nightlife venues. Also in this issue, wehave a first look at the new cookbook fromSorella, the five-year-old Italian restaurant onAllen Street. The book is, of course, chock full of recipes but also packed with behind-the-scenesstories from two young culinary stars, EmmaHearst and Sarah Krathen. And our September My LES column features Michelle Myles, whorecently relocated her longtime shop, DaredevilTattoo, from Ludlow Street to Division Street. Wehope you enjoy the magazine, and remember:you can stay up to the minute with everythinghappening on the Lower East Side every day atthelodownny.com.
in this issue
The battle for Soho House
Rizzo’s Pizza, Pet Island, Vanity Projects
Primary Election 2013
District 1 voters choose a City Councilcandidate
Rapfogel fired, East Broadway brawl, Kossar’sis sold
Opening Night on Orchard, Kings at theNuyorican, DayLife
Sorella Means Sister
, a new cookbook fromEmma Hearst and Sarah Krathen
Michelle Myles of Daredevil Tattoo
Lower East Sideways
On the cover: A rendering of theproposed Ludlow House venue.Courtesy: Soho House.
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