East River Park tennis courts. Photos by Sarah Sluis.

How Will Resiliency Work Impact Access to East River Park? Elected Officials Ask For Answers

Local elected officials are expressing concerns about the impact on the local community when construction begins on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. …

Seward Park basketball courts, November 2016.

CM Chin: Nike Courts Should Not Have Been Put on Fast Track While Other Local Projects Wait

City Council member Margaret Chin wants to know why the renovation of basketball courts at Sara D. Roosevelt Park, paid for by Nike, happened so swiftly while other projects, funded by the Council, have been languishing for years. …

Nike's restricted access celebration at the Stanton Street courts last week.

Council Member Mendez Vents at Parks Department Over Lack of Community Engagement

Last week’s Nike event at Sara D. Roosevelt Park is only the latest example, Mendez and CB3 members say. …

Photo via Seward Park Conservancy's Instagram.

Fall Cleanup Day in Seward Park

Photo via Seward Park Conservancy’s Instagram.

The Lower East Side is in a pretty dark mood following last week’s national political shocker. So it …

Rendering by Ron Castellano.

You Can Help Plan Seward Park Renovations Monday, Nov. 14

Coming up on Monday evening, local residents will have an opportunity to help shape the future of Seward Park. …

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Nike Debuts Stanton Street Courts, Politicos Protest Giant Soho Store

Photos by Nike.

Nike has revealed its new basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The project is a collaboration with the NYC Parks …

East River Esplanade; rendering from 2013.

East River Esplanade Plan Shrinks, as City Agency Refuses to Move Water Main

The refusal by a city agency to pay to move a water main along South Street is jeopardizing part of the East River Esplanade Project. …

Rendering by Ron Castellano.

Public Input Session For Seward Park Renovations Takes Place Nov. 14

You’ll want to save the date — Nov. 14 — for a Seward Park public visioning session. …

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(Sponsored) Free Family Fun at Gulick Park This Sunday

The air has that nip to it, the leaves are starting to show their fall colors–if only around the edges. It must be time for pumpkin painting in Gulick Park! …

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(Sponsored) Protect, Connect, and Strengthen Your Neighborhood!

Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Workshop Wednesday, October 5th: We’re repeating our July 27th workshop to make sure everyone has an opportunity to participate in this project. New York City is continuing to advance waterfront improvements to protect against coastal flooding and we need your help! …

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Sol Lain, Henry M. Jackson Playground Projects Now Underway

If all goes according to plan, the Lower East Side will have two revitalized parks by next fall. …

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Groundbreaking For Sol Lain and Henry M. Jackson Playgrounds Friday

On Friday afternoon, New York City’s parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver, will be on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony at two Lower East Side parks. …

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NYC DOT Launches “Shared Streets” Festivities in Lower Manhattan

This Saturday, NYC’s Department of Transportation launches its first “Shared Streets” community initiative in Lower Manhattan. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., cyclists, pedestrians …

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Movies Under the Stars: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Next week, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment his hosting yet another outdoor movie night. On August 18th, Elvis Presley and Ann Margaret …

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Summer Movies in Seward Park: Wreck-It Ralph

Seward Park movie night is back as part of their outdoor summer series, in partnership with Seward Park Conservancy, The Metrograph Theater and Henry …