Pier 42; interim park rendering by Mathews Nielsen.

Pier 42 Park Construction Delayed Until 2017

As we reported earlier today, the federal government is awarding New York City $176 million to create a flood barrier and new recreational amenities from Montgomery Street to Battery Park. This afternoon, we have some news about another waterfront project — a Pier 42 park. …

Renderings from: Seward Park Conservancy.

Renderings: One Vision of An Improved Seward Park

Renderings from: Seward Park Conservancy.

Seward Park, home of America’s first municipal playground, has a lot going for it. But could it be improved? …

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There’s Still Time to Vote For Seward Park in “Parks Without Borders” Competition

Seward Park border along Essex Street. File photo.

As the temperature dips below freezing this week, recreating in Seward Park might not be the …

Photo via Siempre Verde Community Garden's Facebook page.

Advocacy Group Says Siempre Verde Community Garden Has Won Permanent Protection

Photo via Siempre Verde Community Garden’s Facebook page.

During the past three years, Lower East Side activists have been fighting to save a public …

The broken down Schiff Fountain at Seward Park.

You Can Help Ensure Funding For Seward Park Improvements

The broken down Schiff Fountain at Seward Park.

In the past several months, the Seward Park Conservancy has been advocating for improvements in and …

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4th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens Happens Next Weekend

The 4th Annual LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens will take place in 38 community gardens across the Lower East Side on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, 2015. …

Photos: NYC Parks Department.

Lions Gate Field Benefits From Parks Department’s DIY Renovation



Photo: A Walk in the Park Blog.

City Worker Overcome By “Fecal Fumes” at Sara D. Roosevelt Park



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LMDC Anticipates Allocating Another $17 Million For Pier 42 Park, East River Esplanade



Spring flowers from the Seward Park garden a few weeks ago.

Seward Park Garden is Now Open on Some Weekday Afternoons



Siempre Verde Community Garden.

Council member Chin Asks City to Make Siempre Verde Garden Permanent



Photo by the Seward Park Conservancy.

Q&A: Seward Park Conservancy Holds Saturday Event, Plants Seeds For Future



Henry Jackson Playground, Henry and Jackson streets.

“It’s My Park Day” on the Lower East Side This Coming Weekend



Essex Farm at Essex Market

Sponsored Post: Meet Essex Farm

The Essex Street Market is a Lower East Side staple when it comes to fresh food and prepared goods. Meet the vendors in this profile …

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Here’s What’s Up With That New Sculpture in Ahearn Park