Luther Gulick Park, October 2014.

This Week: Updated Gulick Park Design, Seward Park Conservancy Meets, Project Tracker Debuts

Lena Dunham, Soke Jonze at last night's Lowline benefit. Photos courtesy: Andrew Einhorn and Jammi York

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Gives Lowline a Vote of Confidence

Luther Gulick Park. Photo credit: Friends of Gulick Park, 2012.

De Blasio Allocates More Than $8 Million For Lower East Side Parks (Updated)

Image via Siempre Verde Community Garden Facebook page.

Council Member Chin Offers Tentative Support For Siempre Verde Garden

Pier 42 renderings by Mathews Nielsen.

Pier 42 Park Plans To Be Unveiled October 21

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Seward Park Suffers From Neglect; Local Group Forms Conservancy

L.E.S. Ecology Center

Sponsored Post: Join the L.E.S. Ecology Center for Free E-Waste Recycling

This Sunday, September 14th, find the Ecology Center set up on the north side of Tompkins Square Park, on Avenue A between E9th and …


Allen/Pike Mall Seating Destroyed and, Oh Yeah, Most of the Project is Unfinished

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New Publication Meant to Help Communities Make Parks Better

A preview of tomorrow's action at Coleman Skatepark under the Manhattan Bridge.

Manhattan’s Best Skateboarders Compete on the LES

A citywide competition kicks off at Coleman Skatepark tomorrow at noon. …


Essex Crossing Park to Have Play Area, Native Plantings, Abundant Seating

After community feedback, plans for the park on Broome Street are moving toward completion. …

Left to right: Kim Fong, executive director, senior nutrition program, Bowery Residents Committee; Gigi Li, Community Board 3 Chair; Bob Humber, coordinator, The Elizabeth Hubbard Memorial Scent Garden.

M’Finda Kalunga Dedicates Elizabeth Hubbard Scent Garden

Four major projects are in the works. Map illustration by Kim Sillen. ©The Lo-Down

Revamping the East River Waterfront: A Multi-Faceted Plan

Protecting and improving the East River waterfront has become a major priority for city planners, as well as for Lower East Side residents. Here’s a look at what’s in the works in the years ahead. …

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Council Member Chin Allocates $600,000 For New Seward Park Basketball Courts

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

Hamilton Fish Pool Opens on Friday!

Swimmers in Hamilton Fish Pool, Photo by Malcolm Pinckney.

If you’re looking for a place to keep cool while enjoying some sunny summer weather, …