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, …

Reminder: Fun & Games at Gulick Park Tomorrow

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 …