LES Love Mob (2015)

In Summer 2015, FAB activated LES Love Mob, a story-sharing event pairing artists with small businesses to explore the history of the Lower East Side through commerce and culture. Local businesses are paired with artist ambassadors who introduced participants to each business and their intimate connections to the community.

Featured businesses include Cibao Restaurant, Rothstein’s Hardware, Socrates Hair Design, Santo Domingo Bakery, East Village Wine and Liquor; Featured artists and speakers include Rachel Zaretsky, Erin Sweeny, Kerry Cox, Miguel Trelles, Raul Rios, Jan Hanvik, Brad Burgess, and Kennia Ramirez, and facilitation by Bridget Bartolini of Five Boro Story Project.