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. …

Paths to Pier 42 spring celebration, 2015.

Celebrate Halloween and Community at Pier 42, While Recalling Hurricane Sandy

“Sandyween” takes place along the East River on Saturday afternoon. …

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(Sponsored) Free Family Fun at Gulick Park This Sunday

The air has that nip to it, the leaves are starting to show their fall colors–if only around the edges. It must be time for pumpkin painting in Gulick Park! …

Orchard Street visioning workshop; February 2014.

LES Partnership Holds Ludlow Street Visioning Workshop Thursday, Oct. 13

Coming up tomorrow night, the Lower East Side Partnership is hosting a community visioning workshop focused on the future of Ludlow Street. …

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Dedication Ceremony For “Hy Genee Way” Will Be Held Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, Oct. 16, there will be a dedication ceremony on Broome Street, which will be co-named “Hy Genee Way.” …

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(Sponsored) Protect, Connect, and Strengthen Your Neighborhood!

Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Workshop Wednesday, October 5th: We’re repeating our July 27th workshop to make sure everyone has an opportunity to participate in this project. New York City is continuing to advance waterfront improvements to protect against coastal flooding and we need your help! …

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Tenement Museum President Talks Expansion, Lower East Side Controversies

Our interview with Morris Vogel, as the Tenement Museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition. …

Dias y Flores Community Garden, East Village, NY 2014 by George Hirose.

Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens Happens This Weekend

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) hosts their 5th Annual Harvest Arts Festival this weekend in almost 50 community gardens on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016. …

Al Orensanz. Photo from the archives of the Angel Orensanz Foundation.

Reminder: Al Orensanz Memorial Service Takes Place Tomorrow Night

Orensanz will be remembered during an event at the Angel Orensanz Center. …

247 Cherry St. (right) alongside Extell's One Manhattan Square. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

“Two Bridges” Planning, Liquor Permit Applications Dominate Community Board 3’s September Calendar

After a summer respite, it looks like a busy September for Community Board 3. …