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Community Board 3’s December Virtual Meeting Lineup

Here’s a look at some of the topics Community Board 3 will be taking up in December:

–On Wednesday, Dec. 2 the economic development …

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Last Leaves of Fall Covering the Seward Park Fountain

The Seward Park fountain, officially named The Schiff Fountain, covered in end-of-season Fall leaves, along Essex Street. Photo by @archaicsoul. You can read a …

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Afternoon View on the Williamsburg Bridge

The gleaming November light, seen from the Williamsburg Bridge; photo by Tessa Huxley.

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NYC COVID Test Rates Stay Below 3%, While Lower East Side Infections Remain Low

New York City parents got a reprieve, at least for another day or two, after the mayor announced Saturday that the coronavirus 7-day positivity …

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Election Night Sunset on the Lower East Side

This was the sunset on election night, 2020, taken by Susan Levinson.

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Huge Crowd Converges on Lower East Side to Remember Rabbi Dovid Feinstein

An enormous crowd gathered on the Lower East Side Sunday morning to mourn a major figure in the worldwide Jewish community, Rabbi Dovid Feinstein.



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Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Re-opening of Luther Gulick Park

A few weeks ago we told you about the re-opening of Luther Gulick Park, which had just undergone a $10 million restoration. This past Wednesday morning, there was an official ribbon cutting …

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Lower East Side Celebrates Biden Victory; See How Your Neighbors Voted

When Joe Biden and Kamala Harris finally clinched Pennsylvania this morning and the Associated Press and the television networks declared the Democratic presidential ticket notorious, there were spontaneous celebrations across the city …

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Community Board 3 Takes Up Outdoor Dining, Houston Street Bike Corral in November

If you’d like to tune into any of Community Board 3’s upcoming virtual meetings, here’s what’s coming up in November.

–On Wednesday, November 4, …

Kathleen Thomas, at left, and Susan King, at right,  voted early at the Campos Plaza Community Center on Sunday. Photo by Kari Jensen.

New Yorkers Flock to Early Voting Stations in Droves

Not known for sitting back, New Yorkers turned out in record numbers to vote this past weekend. …

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Early Voting Begins; Long Lines on the Lower East Side

There are reports of long lines across New York City, the first day of early voting for the 2020 General Election. It’s definitely the …

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A Reminder, On the Williamsburg Bridge

An evening photo by Elizabeth Scaffidi from The Williamsburg Bridge reminds us to vote. Early voting in NYC starts tomorrow, Oct. 24 and runs …

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A Misty View – Grand Ferry Park

John Maher sent along this moody picture of Grand Ferry Park, along the East River. If you would like to share a photo with …

Photos by Fannie Ip. District Leader Caroline Laskow and City Council candidate Jenny Low were two of the 20 people who participated.

Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park Holds 2nd Annual “It’s My Park Day” Event

Organizer Fanny Ip sent along these photos from the Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park 2nd Annual “It’s My Park Day” event, held over the weekend. Friends of MTP, is a volunteer group currently working to get funding for the renovations, revitalization and maintenance at Montgomery Triangle Park …

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Fall, Arriving in Seward Park

Fall is slowly arriving in Seward Park. If you would like to share a photo with The Lo-Down, send us an email at tips@thelodownny.com …