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

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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...

Henry Street Settlement Debuts Neighborhood Center in Historic Firehouse Building

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

Henry Street Settlement Celebrates Job Search Success Stories

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Anyone looking for inspiration in dealing with life's setbacks would have been assured of finding it at Henry Street Settlement's Workforce Development Center this...

Lowline Design Workshop Takes Place Jan. 25

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The team behind the Lowline underground park proposal will be stepping up their community outreach efforts in 2017.

Tenement Museum President Talks Expansion, Lower East Side Controversies

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Our interview with Morris Vogel, as the Tenement Museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition.

Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

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Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City's oldest thoroughfare.

Lower East Side Rabbis Speak Out Against Neighborhood Shuls For Hosting LGBT Event

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Several Lower East Side rabbis, and a few from outside the neighborhood, are calling on two local synagogues to "publicly distance themselves" from a group pushing for acceptance of gay Jews in Orthodox congregations.

Photos: Lower East Side Community Hero Awards

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This past Thursday night, the annual Lower East Side Community Hero Awards took place at University Settlement. They were presented as part of LES History Month. We were humbled to have been chosen this year among the honorees.
Image via Hester Street Fair

Hester Street Fair Launches 2016 Season on Saturday

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This coming Saturday, the Hester Street Fair will kick off its seventh season on the Lower East Side. The 2016 season will bring some...

LES History Month 2016 Announced; Open Call to Participate

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Our friends at Fourth Arts Block (FAB) sent along their announcement for the third annual Lower East Side History Month. The month-long series of local events will take place in May 2016, kicking off with the popular #LESStories, an interactive chalking project, on Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd.

Bowery Mission Serves Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals

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It was the biggest day of the year at the Bowery Mission yesterday. The 136-year-old Lower East Side institution served thousands of meals for...

Why It’s Raining Christmas Trees On The L.E.S.

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Christmas came a bit early to hundreds of Lower East Side residents courtesy of the Hallmark Channel which donated 559 fir trees to the Educational Alliance’s Boys and Girls Club.

Grand Street Settlement Planning Think Cafe + Senior Center at Essex Crossing

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We have new information this morning about Grand Street Settlement's plans at Essex Crossing, the 1.9 million sq. ft. development rising on the former...

We Need Your Help: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign Today!

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We're launching a yearlong reporting project focused on Small Business Survival on the Lower East Side. Please support our crowdfunding campaign today to make...

Support Our Small Business Campaign + Get Your Hands on Some Awesome Rewards!

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We want to take a moment this morning to update you on the progress of our Small Business Survival Campaign. It's our crowdfunding effort...

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