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Tenement Museum Appoints New President

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum announced the appointment of a new leader today. …

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Chinatown Leaders To be Honored at Upcoming Gala

The Chinatown Partnership and Chinatown BID last week hosted a luncheon to announce the honorees for the organizations’ awards and benefit gala coming up at the end of this month. …

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Saturday at P.S. 110: “Lower Eats Side”

Here’s the scoop from P.S. 110:

The Lower East Side’s historic Public School 110 (Florence Nightingale School) will hold an international food festival, …

Members of Community Board 3, June 2016.

Nine New Members Appointed to Community Board 3

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer last week announced this year’s appointees to local community boards. …

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Bluestockings Bookstore Celebrates 18 Years This Saturday

Everybody’s favorite volunteer-powered and collectively-owned radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center, Bluestockings, is celebrating their 18th anniversary on Saturday, June 3, from …

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$2.5 Million Improvement Project Unveiled at Hong Ning Senior Housing Building

There was a ribbon cutting, complete with the traditional lion dance, at Hong Ning Housing yesterday morning in celebration of the completion of a …

(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

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(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency Project is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency Project is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

Corlears Hook Park, April 2016. Photo by Mona Manahi.

Corlears Hook Announces 2017 Schedule, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

Friends of Corlears Hook Park, the non-profit group that works to maintain and revitalize Corlears Hook Park for the benefit of the general public …

The grants were announced earlier today at a press event.

Lower East Side Organizations Receive Millions For Youth Programming

Several Lower East Side non-profit organizations are receiving millions of dollars from New York City’s District Attorney’s Office for youth programs. …

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Local Group Announces Community Forums on Rivington House’s Future

Lower East Side activists have not given up on their campaign to win Rivington House back for the Lower East Side community. …

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American Political Items For Collectors Show Comes to the L.E.S.

In case you’ve recently found yourself longing for bygone political eras, you may want to check out this unusual pre-Super Bowl event coming up …

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Stay Up to Date With the LES Partnership!

The Lower East Side Partnership (LESP) is responsible for marketing and economic development initiatives that are designed to improve overall quality of life conditions on the Lower East Side. We regularly partner with locally based community organizations and institutions in order to increase exposure and drive foot traffic to merchants, cultural, and community facilities that act as the anchor institutions for our neighborhood. …

Washington Square Park. Photo via New York Civil Liberty Union's website.

Where to Turn If You’re Concerned About Trump Immigration Crackdown

Thousands of people came to Washington Square Park last night to protest Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration. They were joined by local elected officials and by members of the de Blasio administration. Earlier in the day, the mayor vowed to pursue legal action if Trump follows through with threats to withhold funding from sanctuary cities. …