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Office of Storm Recovery Notice (Sponsored)

Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Announcement of Public Hearing for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project located within the Borough of Manhattan, New York County, New York. AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development. ACTION: Notice of Availability and request for comments; Notice of public hearing. …

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Abrons Arts Center Teams Up with Local Chinatown Orgs to Celebrate Lunar New Year

Our friends at Abrons Arts Center are teaming up with local organizations, Wing on Wo & Co. (home to community initiative, W.O.W. Project) and …

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NYC Small Business Services Now Offering Free Courses

This is a promotional post from one of our LES Partners, The Lower East Side Partnership: On behalf of the NYC Department of Small Business Services, the Lower East Side Partnership would like to share free course opportunities for the local merchant community. …

Community Board 3's January 2018 meeting.

Applications Open For Manhattan’s Community Boards

If you’re interested in joining your local community board, now is the time. The Manhattan Borough President just opened applications. …

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Third Street Music School to Host Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Our friends at Third Street Music School are hosting a free Martin Luther King day celebration on Monday, January 21, from 12 – 2pm. …

Rendering from recent presentation from the city on the revised plan for the East River waterfront.

East River Resiliency Plan, Chinatown Jail Back on Community Board 3 January Agenda

It’s a new year, but some very familiar issues dominate Community Board 3’s January 2019 meeting agendas. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. …

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What Was Old Is New Again at the Recycle & Reuse Community Arts Studio

Shabnaj Chowdhury checked out Manny Cantor’s Recycle and Reuse Community Arts Studio for part of our ongoing “Lower East Side Voices” series in collaboration …

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A Look at November’s Community Board 3 Agenda

Here’s what’s coming up at Community Board 3 in the month ahead.

–At CB3’s transportation committee meeting Nov. 13, the city’s Department of Transportation …

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Community Event Seeks to “Knit Together Old and New” on Former SPURA Site

A new Trader Joe’s, Target and hundreds of new apartments (some luxury, some below-market rate) are the most obvious signs that the Lower East …

Delancey Street at Essex Street. File photo.

Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 This Week

Delancey Street at Essex Street. File photo.

There’s a lot going on at Community Board 3 this week. Here’s a look ahead:

–This evening …

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Community Board 3 Public Hearing on Budget Priorities Thursday

Coming up on Thursday night, Community Board 3 will be looking for local feedback about Lower East Side’s budget priorities for the next fiscal year. …

Images from Draft EIS.

This Week’s Meetings: Chinatown Jail, Two Bridges Development, Pier 36 Update

Rendering shows Two Bridges waterfront with several proposed large-scale buildings. Credit: SHoP Architects.

Here’s a look at some of the key community meetings coming …

Rendering of Pier 42 park.

Here’s What’s Happening at Community Board 3 in July

Here’s a look at some of the topics Community Board 3 will be discussing in July. CB3 just posted the agendas for this month’s committee meetings. …

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Sing in a Summer Choral Group at Two Bridges Music (Sponsored)

Founded in January 2014 by classical pianist July Yang, the Two Bridges Music program provides high quality music lessons at an accessible cost to …

Stanton Street Building., July 2016.

Another Year, Another Push to Activate Stanton Street Park Building

“It’s My Park Day” is coming to Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Saturday (June 23). …