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Parks and Recreation

Daffodils Below the Bridge

Shonelle Cooper-Caplan sent us this photos of the daffodils bursting forth under the Williamsburg Bridge.

At Long Last, Construction Begins on Pier 42 Park

On Thursday, city officials descended on the Lower East Side to kick off the long-awaited construction of a new recreational area at Pier 42 near Montgomery Street.

Winter Amphitheater

The East River Amphitheater was cold and quiet at dusk one evening last week. If you would like to share a photo with The Lo-Down, send us an email at: tips@thelodownny.com or tag us on Instagram @lodownny.

Holiday Cheer in Corlears Hook Park

Some holiday cheer courtesy of Friends of Corlears Hook Park, after their tree-lighting festivities.  

Friends of Corlears Hook Hosts Tree Lighting on Sunday

Friends of Corlears Hook Park announced a holiday tree decorating event for the whole family. They write: Our holiday tree has arrived. Join us this Sunday from 4-5pm to decorate and light the tree. We will have giveaways for all...

Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Re-opening of Luther Gulick Park

A few weeks ago we told you about the re-opening of Luther Gulick Park, which had just undergone a $10 million restoration. This past Wednesday morning, there was an official ribbon cutting

Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park Holds 2nd Annual “It’s My Park Day” Event

Organizer Fanny Ip sent along these photos from the Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park 2nd Annual "It's My Park Day" event, held over the weekend. Friends of MTP, is a volunteer group currently working to get funding for the renovations, revitalization and maintenance at Montgomery Triangle Park

West Coast Fire Haze Clouds NYC Skies

New York City’s skies dulled to shades of yellows, greens and grays recently, clouded by smoke blown in from West Coast wildfires.

Official Bronze Plaque Installed For Togo the Sled Dog in Seward Park

The historic statue of "Togo" the sled dog in the recently renovated Seward Park now has an official plaque. The bronze plaque was installed in a collaboration with the parks department and the Seward Park Conservancy.

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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Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week: --A look at the District 1 City...
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