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 …


Chin, Council Colleagues Launch Hepatitis B Awareness Week

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Free Flu Shots Offered Today

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, today’s a good opportunity to take care of it before the onset of winter weather and flu …

Lung Cancer Symposium Tomorrow – Community Invited

Lower East Side resident Julie Huang is coordinating a “Community Symposium on Lung Cancer.”  Leading experts, Dr. William Pao of Vanderbilt (via conference call) and …

Flu Shots at Gueverneur

Flu Shots Now Available at Gouverneur Health Services

Swimmers in Hamilton Fish Pool, Photo by Malcolm Pinckney 8/21/03

Ham Fish Pool is Open For the Summer!

Swimmers in Hamilton Fish Pool, Photo by Malcolm Pinckney

Good news as we prepare for more high temperatures over the weekend — New York …


Exercise Study Participants Sought; Free Chinatown YMCA Memberships Offered

Columbia University is embarking on four medical studies about exercise, and the researchers are looking for local residents as subjects. Participants will be compensated with …

Free Flu Shots Tomorrow at Henry Street Settlement

It may have felt a little bit like summer lately, but flu season is almost upon us. You can get a free flu shot tomorrow …

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French Open Winner Li Na Coming to Lower East Side

Next Monday afternoon, French Open winner Li Na will make an appearance in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, taking part in health & fitness activities with …

Toddlers can get their downward dog on at Hamilton Fish Park Library

Weekend Kids’ Pick

Toddlers can get their down dog on at Hamilton Fish Park Library.

Start the Fourth of July weekend with some free yoga at Hamilton …

Walk-a-Thon to support the LES Girls Club this Saturday

Weekend Kid’s Pick

Walk-a-Thon to support the LES Girls Club this Saturday

This Saturday, May 14, join the walk-a-thon to support the Lower East Side Girls Club. …

Blood Drive This Afternoon

LoHo Realty and the New York Blood Center are sponsoring a blood drive this afternoon. It will take place from 3-9 p.m. in the East …

Dr. Jane Katz to be Honored this Weekend

Dr. Jane Katz and Dr. Leon Katz. Photo courtesy: the Sol Goldman Y.

Sunday night, eight men and women will be inducted into …

Swim Lessons - Photo via Chinatown YMCA webpage

This Week’s Kids Pick

February 14 is the first day for Chinatown YMCA members to register their little ones for swim lessons and other youth classes (non-member registration begins Feb. 21). …

An East River Park Workout with Ludlow Fitness - photo via

Getting it in Gear With an East River Park Workout

There’s still some time left to get outside and enjoy some gorgeous fall weather here on the Lower East Side — before winter sets …