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A New School at Essex Crossing: Will It Be Built, Whose Kids Will It Educate?

In our March 2014 cover story, we look at the community-based campaign to bring a new public school to the large mixed-use development planned on the Lower East Side. …

Downtown Art

Downtown Art Seeks Young Actors for Upcoming Show

Our friends at Downtown Art, a company that works with teens in the community to create vibrant, interactive performances, is holding auditions for their upcoming …

2014 ALG Softball Flyer

ALG Community Center Now Registering Girls’ Softball Teams


Our friends at the ALG Community Center are reaching out to invite girls between the ages of 4 – 23 years old to …

Adopt Chihuahua Nilla

Adopt Nilla

Our Associate Editor, Jennifer Strom, is currently fostering a friendly and adorable Chihuahua.

Nilla is a 1-year-old, 6-pound Chihuahua who is looking for her forever …

Register For All-Girls Softball League Beginning This Weekend

It’s the only all-girls softball league on the Lower East Side.  Registration opens tomorrow. See the flyer above for details.


coldest day in NYC photo by Robin Schatell

How Cold Is It?

Our contributor Robin Schatell sent along this photo from yesterday and noted, “Coldest day since 1896 and we’ve got the iPhone to prove it!”

Luckily …

Three Kinfs Day on Suffolk Street, 2013.

Teatro SEA Celebrates Three Kings Day This Afternoon

It might be a little soggy, but Suffolk Street will still feel festive this afternoon as Teatro SEA returns with its Three Kings Day celebration. …

PS 42 Holiday Fundraiser

PS 42 to Host Holiday Fundraiser on Friday

Our friends at PS 42 would like to invite you to their holiday party and annual fundraiser. 

They write:

Once again the P.T.A. Fundraising …

Johathan Richman

Arts Watch: What to Do in November

Lots of events happening in the neighborhood this month.  Here are some highlights:

Jonathan Richman featuring Tommy Larkins at The Bowery Ballroom: The …

Abrons Dance Classes

Sponsored Post: Unleash Your Inner Artist, Abrons Classes Open This Week

Abrons Arts Center’s classes and workshops offer progressive, experiential learning opportunities for students at all levels of artistic development.

New offerings this fall include …