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December Meetings – Community Board 3

Photo: East River Park On Community Board 3's December docket: --The parks and waterfront committee may or may not receive an update from city officials December 9 on the reconstruction of East River Park. The briefing will be canceled unless...

There’s Still Time to Register for 9/11 Benefits, Sponsored by Pitta and Baione

Were you there? The recent deadline doesn't mean it's too late to register. If you or a loved one were there, contact us now. Pitta & Baione can help you protect your rights and preserve your claim to free healthcare and financial...

RIP Lee Brozgol, Lower East Side Pioneer, Artist and Activist

This story was written by Lee Brozgol's son, author (and TLD contributor) Royal Young. Legendary Lower East Side local artist Lee Brozgol passed away last month on October 3, 2021. Brozgol was a pioneer of Lower East Side arts. His pencil drawings...

Happy Halloween Lower East Side

Neighborhood ghosts are everywhere this weekend, especially in the community gardens. This shot is from 6BC Botanical Garden member, Brian (via @6bcgarden) on 6th Street, between Ave. B and C. 

Extinction Rebellion Blocks FDR Traffic in Climate Protest

A Lo-Down reader sent in photos as activists from the global (and local) organization Extinction Rebellion effectively shut down northbound traffic on the FDR highway yesterday near the southern tip of East River Park. Protesters sat in the middle...

Think!Chinatown Hosts Fourth Annual Chinatown Arts Week

Think!Chinatown brings Chinatown Arts Week back for a fourth year from October 15 - October 24. The free festival features a variety of programming celebrating the culture of Manhattan's Chinatown. The lineup includes grassroots Chinatown artists and emerging Asian...

Cinema Salon Series Comes to Anthology Archives

"Cinesymposia," a new series exploring the cinema, and the screening (theater) space itself, as a communal meeting place, is coming to Anthology Archives for three evenings of engagement beginning Wednesday, October 13th. The Salon will include screenings of short...

10th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival Begins Sept. 24

The Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) kicks off its 10th annual Harvest Arts Festival on September 24. The celebration will run through Oct. 3 and programming throughout the various gardens that are participating will run the gamut from art,...

Late Summer and the Old Fireboat House in East River Park

Here's a late summer shot of the old Fireboat House, where the LES Ecology Center is located (with a bit of Seal Park in front - and the "Willie B" behind) in the East River Park. Send your neighborhood...

9/11 Tribute Lights From Allen Street

Orchard Street Runners caught this great shot of the 9/11 "Tribute in Light" from Allen Street in 2020. This year marked the 20th anniversary.
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East River Park Construction Resumes Monday

Construction crews will be back on the job Monday at East River Park, resuming the East Side Coastal Resiliency...
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