L.E.S. Ecology Center

Sponsored Post: Join the L.E.S. Ecology Center for Free E-Waste Recycling

This Sunday, September 14th, find the Ecology Center set up on the north side of Tompkins Square Park, on Avenue A between E9th and …

Rivington House.

Op-Ed: Our “Separation Delusion” and Its Consequences

Editor’s note: The following op-ed was submitted to The Lo-Down by K Webster, a community organizer and long-time resident of the Lower East Side. We …

Image via NYLAG's Facebook page.

Free Mobile Legal Clinic Coming to Chinatown, Lower East Side (Updated)


Sadonte Foundation Holds Memorial Baseball Tournament Saturday

It has been about a year-and-a-half since Raphael Sadonte Ward, a 16-year old resident of the Baruch Houses, was shot and killed by another …

The Bridgerunners participate in EmblemHealth's "Live Healthy" program and meet every Wednesday and walk or run to different parks each week.

“Live Healthy” Classes Bring Outdoor Fitness and Diet Tips to the L.E.S.

The Bridgerunners participate in EmblemHealth’s “Live Healthy” program and meet every Wednesday during the summer.

Contributor Viviane Eng recently checked in on a few …

National Night Out 2014

Photos: National Night Out Celebrations Around the LES

Last night, we visited a few locations across the neighborhood, where local precincts were taking part in National Night Out Against Crime.

Photo via CPC Facebook page/Phil Gim.

Chinese-American Planning Council Celebrates 50 Years

Rivington House, 45 Rivington St.

Rivington House Nursing Facility is Closing in November

Actor Luis Guzman paid a visit to the East River playing fields to check in on the Lady Furies.

Actor Luis Guzman Hangs Out With Lady Furies Softball Team


You’re Invited: New Museum’s Block Party on Saturday

Photo credit: Henry Street Settlement.

GrowNYC Youthmarket Returns to Grand Street Thursday

Farm-fresh produce returns to Grand Street for the season. …

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Thursdays at Sunset: Free Movies

It’s outdoor movie season on the LES. …

Alan van Cappelle took was appointed to lead the Educational Alliance in December 2013.

New Ed Alliance President Emphasizes Community

Alan van Cappelle vows to raise the public profile of the 125-year-old institution on the Lower East Side and to engage the community in a robust conversation about key issues facing the rapidly changing neighborhood. …

Left to right: Kim Fong, executive director, senior nutrition program, Bowery Residents Committee; Gigi Li, Community Board 3 Chair; Bob Humber, coordinator, The Elizabeth Hubbard Memorial Scent Garden.

M’Finda Kalunga Dedicates Elizabeth Hubbard Scent Garden

childrens magical garden crew

Three Days Left to Fund Children’s Magical Garden Program