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"Running to Protest" participants head north along the East River. All photos by Kari Jensen.

Speaking Out for Racial Justice on the Lower East Side

As racial justice protests continue here in New York City, here is a look at one of the recent events that took place at the East River Park Amphitheater. …

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Vision Urbana Steps Up Lower East Side Food Pantry Operations During Time of Great Need

A new report from the Food Bank for New York City indicates that more than a third of the city’s food pantries shut down during the height of the pandemic. …

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Arts Organizations and Venues Offer Support for Black Lives Matter Protest Movement

Local arts organizations and venues are offering support for the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests happening throughout the city. Here’s a roundup of some of the organizations taking action, offering resources, and even opening up their lobbies (@openyourlobby) for use as rest stops for people participating in the marches: …

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This is What’s Happening at Community Board 3 in March

Don’t look now, but March is upon us. So here’s a first look at what’s coming up at Community Board 3 in the month …

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Here’s a Look at What’s Happening at Community Board 3 in February

Photo by Joel Raskin.

January 2020 flew by. To start a new month, let’s tale a look at what’s coming up at Community Board …

Togo, the sled dog, has new prominence in Seward Park. Photo by Roger Bultot.

Seward Park Facelift is Complete

The Parks Without Borders $6 million dollar facelift at Seward Park has been completed. The project touts lower fences, a new library stone courtyard, an expanded garden, ampitheatre seating and new fitness equipment – not to mention lower fencing around the entire periphery. …

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Charity Funder Blue Hill Troupe Presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

The Blue Hill Troupe, a musical theater company that raises money for New York City charities while providing high quality theater performances, …

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The Fascinating History of Schiff Fountain in Seward Park

Big changes are, of course, coming to Seward Park. A $6.4 million renovation through the city’s Parks Without Borders program is expected to be completed before the end of this year. Meanwhile, the Seward Park Conservancy is launching a fundraising campaign to restore the historic Jacob H. Schiff Fountain …

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Henry Street Settlement Debuts Neighborhood Center in Historic Firehouse Building

There was a ribbon cutting this week to celebrate the opening of the Dale Jones Burch Neighborhood Center at Henry Street Settlement.

The newly …