Luther Gulick Park, Willett Street.

Gulick Park Reconstruction Fully Funded, Thanks to $1 Million Grant

Mayor de Blasio with Mitchell Silver, New York's new parks commissioner.

Mayor Comes to Seward Park to Introduce Parks Commissioner

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Community Members Want More Robust Outreach For Essex Crossing Park

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Video: Snowboarding the LES with Casey Neistat

Not everyone is letting winter get them down.  Take filmmaker/internet stunt-master Casey Neistat, who decided it was time to go snowboarding on the Lower …

2014 ALG Softball Flyer

ALG Community Center Now Registering Girls’ Softball Teams


Our friends at the ALG Community Center are reaching out to invite girls between the ages of 4 – 23 years old to …

Luther Gulick Park; October 2013.

Gulick Park Receives $2.5 Million, Rounding Out Budget For Revamp

Photo by Lee Brozgol.

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree, MulchFest 2014 is right around the corner.

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Celebration at Siempre Verde Garden on Sunday

Coming up this weekend, there’s a party to celebrate a new lease on life at the Siempre Verde Garden on Stanton Street.

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Officials Allocate $7 Million For Brooklyn Bridge Beach

Local officials gathered along the East River this morning to announce they have set aside $7 million to develop a beach and park under the …

Disappointed pool-goers were shut out at the gate along Pitt Street this afternoon.

Incident Closes Hamilton Fish Pool (Updated 7/17, 11 a.m.)

An undisclosed incident drew police officers to Hamilton Fish Pool on Pitt Street this afternoon, closing the pool.

Pier 42, at the end of Montgomery Street.

“Paths to Pier 42″ Project Rehabilitates Waterfront With Art, Events

Giacinto Frisillo, a contributor at The Lo-Down, has been volunteering with the Hester Street Collaborative as part of their Paths to Pier 42 project on …


Happening Now: More Fencing Wilts Celebration for Children’s Magical Garden

Just as supporters of the community greenspace at the corner of Norfolk and Stanton streets prepared to celebrate a victory this afternoon, the developer who …

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[UPDATED] Celebration at Children’s Magical Garden Tonight

Supporters of Children’s Magical Garden will gather this afternoon to celebrate the city’s decision to preserve the green space as a community garden. Everyone is …

Trapeze School New York Hopes to Fly on the LES

Flying classes at the trapeze school. (Photo Courtesy of Trapeze School New York)

Just last week Hamilton Fish Park’s outdoor pool opened its summer …