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What does LES stand for?

LES stands for Lower East Side (Manhattan)

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The plaintiffs in the suit, filed Wednesday in Manhattan State Supreme Court, are the Chinese Staff and Workers' Association, National Mobilization Against Sweatshops, Action by the Lower East Side, Chinese Restaurant Alliance and five individuals.
This slim, delightful volume of the stories of four immigrant families who settled in a dark tenement building on New York's Lower East Side humanizes the struggles and triumphs of those families while reflecting on the shared experiences of all immigrants who come to America seeking a new life.
The concert also marked the conclusion of Jaroslow's residency at University Settlement, where the choreographer spent twelve years introducing members of the Lower East Side community to dance.
I lived in Harlem overnight, and then I came down here, to the Lower East Side.
The curious reality is that there wasn't a single Martin so much as countless Martins: a perversely encyclopedic collector of cultural artifacts, from lunch boxes to plaster mammies; the single greatest patron of the graffiti-art movement at the nadir of its public and institutional popularity; a pathologically prevaricating provocateurraconteur and troublemaking gossip; a wise old man of many lives and at the same time one of the most irrepressibly juvenile kids in a scene where most were half his age; and, above all, a profoundly idiosyncratic artist whose obsessively social representations of Manhattan's Latino Lower East Side remain as visionary testament to and haunting document o f a time and place renovated and sanitized into oblivion.