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Rehabilitation of Luther Gulick Park Set to Begin in March

Just a couple of months after The Lo-Down came into being, in June of 2009, a grass-roots campaign to revitalize Luther Gulick Park on …

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“Parks Without Borders” Project Begins in Seward Park

You have, no doubt, noticed the imposing chain link fence that went up around the east end of Seward Park in the past several …

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Seward Park Reopens After November Storm

The other day we mentioned that Seward Park had been shuttered since last month’s storm. As you might have noticed, the gates are back …

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Inside First Street Green Park

Continuing our partnership with New York City News at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, here’s a look at 1st Street Green …

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Everything You Need to Know to Ride the NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route, Sponsored by Hornblower

NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower is excited to announce the launch of its Lower East Side Route this Wednesday, August 29th. The sixth NYC Ferry Route will connect Corlears Hook, Manhattan, and Stuyvesant Cove, Manhattan to hubs on 34th St., Long Island City, and Wall St./Pier 11, connecting millions of New Yorkers to new neighborhoods, growing job centers, housing and more. …

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Hamilton Fish Pool Opens Wednesday

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You won’t have to wait much longer to go swimming at the Hamilton Fish Rec Center pool. All of …

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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). …

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Squash Anyone? Look What’s Come to Hamilton Fish Park

You can now play squash in Hamilton Fish Park. …

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Plans Unveiled For Corlears Hook Park Dog Run

Here’s a look at the plans for the new Corlears Hook Park dog run. The Parks Department unveiled the design last week at a committee meeting of Community Board 3. …

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City Seeks Ideas to Reactivate Baruch Bathhouse Site

The New York City Parks Department is taking the first tentative steps to redeveloping the Baruch Bathhouse, a building that has been shuttered for more than four decades. …

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Almost a Decade in the Making, Gulick Park Revamp Going Out to Bid

Nine years after local residents began advocating for the renovation of Luther Gulick Park, the Parks Department is finally ready to put the project out for bid. …

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Learn More About the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Plan on Tuesday, December 19

The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes …

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Join Our Holiday Decorating Party, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

This Saturday, December 16, Friends of Corlears Hook Park invites you to bring the kids and join us in making decorations to celebrate the …

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Learn More About the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Plan on Tuesday, December 19

The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes …

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Celebrate at Our Fall Cocktail Party, Sponsored by The Seward Park Conservancy

The Seward Park Conservancy is hosting a Fall Cocktail Party on October 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 on the Rooftop at Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway, to celebrate all they’ve accomplished in three years of the Conservancy. Their volunteer efforts have raised $6.8 million in NYC Parks funding for the restoration of Seward Park. …