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LES Parents Meet Schools Chancellor Farina Tomorrow

Tomorrow night, District 1’s Community Education Council is holding a town hall on the topic of “school diversity and equity.”  It will include …

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Lady Furies Get Ready For Winter Softball Clinics at Grand Street Settlement

Photo: Lady Furies Facebook page.

Recently we caught up with LES Lady Furies coaches Damien Acevedo and Eric Perez, as they prepared for …

Jason Goodman and Andrea Trovato star in Vagabond, directed by Arianna De Giorgi, at FringeNYC. (© EXTRATeatro)

Arts Watch: 18th Annual NYC Fringe Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The 18th Annual NYC International Fringe Festival is up and running, featuring works from over 200 solo performers and companies for the next 16 days. …

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9-Hole LES Themed Mini Golf Comes to the Hester Street Fair

Our friends at the Hester Street Fair are getting out the clubs and creating a 9 hole mini golf course that will wind through …

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Victoria Children’s Group Expands to Second Grand Street Location

A few months ago, Victoria Children’s Group opened its second preschool location at 323 Grand St.  The school, which offers both full and half-day …

The artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro with students artists from the School for Global Leaders 378M. Photo by The Lo-Down

LEAP Student Artists Present Public Art Piece in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Internationally acclaimed environmental artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro came to support student artists from the local School for Global Leaders 378M last Friday as they unveiled a new public work at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. …


Photos: Newsies at the Manny Cantor Center

Photos courtesy Educational Alliance.

Cast members of the Broadway production of Newsies came to the Lower East Side last week to work with …

Reminder: Fun & Games at Gulick Park Tomorrow

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A Parent’s Perspective: Getting to Know New Amsterdam School

Editor’s note: This story was written by Lower East Side parent Jill Fehrenbacher.

I moved to the Lower East Side in my twenties …

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Robbi K and Friends come to Manny Cantor Center

Multiple Parents’ Choice Award winner Robbi K has been keeping the beat for 33 years and this Sunday at Manny Cantor Center she kicks …