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NYPD’s 7th Precinct to Host Blood Drive Tomorrow

From our in box: Our local police precinct (the Seventh) will host a blood drive tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 19, from 12pm – 6pm. The precinct …

Seward Park, October 2016.

Seward Park Conservancy Hosts Fundraiser Jan. 26

Seward Park, October 2016.

Some noticeable improvements will be coming to Seward Park in the next couple of years thanks to a $6.4 million …

Morris Vogel on Orchard Street. Photo courtesy of the Tenement Museum.

Tenement Museum President Morris Vogel Announces Retirement

A big transition is ahead for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

Lowline Design Workshop Takes Place Jan. 25

The team behind the Lowline underground park proposal will be stepping up their community outreach efforts in 2017. …

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The No Pants Subway Ride Returns This Sunday

Just in time to snap us out of our January doldrums, the annual No Pants Subway Ride returns for its 16th year. What started …

Photo courtesy: Bowery Mission; (c) LookItsEvan | www.lookitsevan.co.

(Photos) Chris Martin Plays Bowery Mission Benefit Concert

We have some photos to share today from the Bowery Mission of last week’s intimate benefit concert by Chris Martin at Mercury Lounge. …

A news conference was held outside 159 Stanton St.

Tenants of 159 Stanton St. File Lawsuit Against Landlord Steve Croman (Updated)

Tenants at 159 Stanton St. have filed a lawsuit in housing court against Steve Croman, the controversial landlord already in the cross hairs of the state attorney general. …

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New Security Cameras Installed at Grand Street Settlement

On Friday, State Sen. Daniel Squadron went to Grand Street Settlement to help the 100-year-old social service agency celebrate the installation of a new …

All photos courtesy of: International Center of Photography.

ICP and Bowery Mission Team Up For Neighborhood Collaboration

In the past week, the International Center of Photography (ICP) celebrated its first “neighborhood collaboration” with the Bowery Mission. …

Members of Community Board 3, June 2016.

2017 Community Board Applications Are Now Open

Applications are now open for this year’s appointments to local community boards. …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

Lowline’s Community Advisory Board Meets Monday, Dec. 5

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

Coming up on Monday evening, the Lowline’s Community Advisory Board will be meeting in the Lowline Lab …

Former board member John Furth, center left, with Executive Director Robert Cordero and other Grand Street board members.

Grand Street Settlement Celebrates Centennial With Gala at Capitale

On Nov. 16, Grand Street Settlement celebrated its 100th anniversary with a gala at Capitale, the event space on the Bowery. …

Thanksgiving at the Bowery Mission, 2015.

Bowery Mission Ready to Serve 1800 Thanksgiving Meals on the Lower East Side

Thanksgiving at the Bowery Mission, 2015.

At the Bowery Mission, staff members and volunteers are finishing preparations for Thanksgiving 2016.

The historic Lower East …

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Steamy Cabbie Calendar Benefits University Settlement

Are you ready to heat up your holiday shopping? The 2017 Taxi Drivers Calendar might be just the ticket. The calendar, showing New York …

Rendering by Ron Castellano.

You Can Help Plan Seward Park Renovations Monday, Nov. 14

Coming up on Monday evening, local residents will have an opportunity to help shape the future of Seward Park. …