Back to School Festival on East Broadway Today

With any luck, there will be a break in the rain this afternoon for a “Back to School” Festival on East Broadway.

The event …


Happening Today: National Night Out on the Lower East Side


It’s time to party tonight with you local police precinct. Here’s a look at National Night Out festivities in the 7th, 5th and …


Block Party Celebrates “Past, Present, Future” of SPURA

By the fall, the first phase of the Essex Crossing project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) will be mostly completed. …

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Tonight’s Showing of Wizard of Oz in Seward Park Cancelled

Seward Park, 2016.

The organizers of tonight’s showing of The Wizard of Oz in Seward Park have had to cancel the event. As you’ve …

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Wizard of Oz in Seward Park July 21

The Metrograph movie theater, Seward Park Conservancy and Henry Street Settlement are teaming up once again this summer for films in Seward Park. The first showing is Saturday, July 21 — TheWizard of Oz! …


Hester Street Fair Hosts Total Independence BBQ Saturday

If you’re looking to extend your July 4th holiday through the weekend, the Hester Street Fair is happy to oblige. The crew will be …


Family Fun Fitness Day at Pier 35 on Saturday

One day (we hope), Pier 35 will finally open, providing the Lower East Side with a new recreational space along the East River. On …

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Lower Eats Side Festival Happens at P.S. 110 Saturday

Over at P.S. 110, they’re getting ready for a big weekend event: Lower Eats Side! There will be lots of food (family recipes from 25 countries) and music. …


City Comptroller Holds Lower East Side Town Hall Tuesday, June 5

Coming up on Tuesday, June 5, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will be hosting a town hall meeting on the Lower East Side. …


Greek Jewish Festival Returns to Broome Street on Sunday

Coming up on Sunday, Kehila Kedosha Janina, the Lower East Side’s Greek synagogue, will be hosting its 4th annual Greek Jewish Festival. …

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Immigration “Know Your Rights” Workshop at P.S. 20 April 25

At the request of District 1’s Community Education Council, a “Know Your Rights” immigration session at P.S. 20 Wednesday evening. April 25. …


Happening Sunday: Spring Awakening Community Garden Parade

Sunday is Earth Day, which means it’s the return of another great Lower East Side tradition: The Spring Awakening Parade through the neighborhood’s community gardens, sponsored by Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens. …


P.S. 20 Health Fair April 21

P.S. 20 is hosting its second annual health fair on Saturday, April 21. See details in the flyer and on the Facebook invite.

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Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – Commemorations This Weekend

Sunday marks the 107th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, one of the most devastating workplace tragedies in American history. …


Lego Live NYC Takes Over Pier 36 This Weekend

Are your kids crazy about Legos? If so, you might want to head to Pier 36 this weekend for Lego Live NYC, an extravaganza …