Post Tagged with: "Essex Street Market"

Luis Batista at the ceremony in his honor at the Essex Street Market. Councilmember Margaret Chin is second from right, and Borough President Gale Brewer is fourth from right. (Photo by Zach Williams via the East Villager)

Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Business, Dominican, Immigration, In the News, Manhattan July 8, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Dominican-born Luis Batista was honored recently for his contributions at the Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side, the East Villager reports.

Hispanic businesses of Essex Street Market have suffered commercial gentrification on the Lower East Side. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa)

Gentrification Displaces Latino Business Owners in Manhattan

Business, Latino, Manhattan December 24, 2013 at 10:30 am

Once accounting for the majority of businesses at the Essex Street Market, Latino merchants have been driven out by gentrification on the Lower East Side, reports El Diario La Prensa.