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Apparent Random Slashing Happened at Stanton and Chrystie Streets Saturday

Police say a 34-year-old man was slashed in the face near Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Saturday afternoon in an apparent random attack. It happened at Stanton and Chrystie streets at about 1:15 p.m. The victim was taken to Bellevue...

Police: Argument Over K2 Led to Fatal Stabbing in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

A 70-year-old suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a young man in Sara D. Roosevelt Park Saturday afternoon. Police believe the violent incident started with a dispute over the drug K2.

Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition Fights to Reopen Stanton Street Building

Community organizers hosted a "visioning session" last week, bringing community organizations and LES residents together to brainstorm possible uses for the Stanton Street building, and plan to follow up with a series of workshops – starting tomorrow.

Campaign to Reactivate Stanton Street Park Building Resumes Today

Over the years, we've reported on efforts by community activists to reactivate a Parks Department building on Stanton Street in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Their vision: Turn the neglected structure into a vibrant community resource.

Tonight in Sara D. Roosevelt Park: Steve Nash’s “Showdown in Chinatown”

Tonight's the night in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Steve Nash's annual celebrity soccer tournament, Showdown in Chinatown, kicks off at 6:30 p.m.

Good Morning!

Monday, March 7, 2016 | These guys were enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon in Sara D. Roosevelt Park | Weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 59 today. By Wednesday, we'll see a high of 72. Spring is teasing...

City Worker Overcome By “Fecal Fumes” at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

A New York City Parks Department worker was "overcome be fecal fumes" at Sara D. Roosevelt Park this week and hospitalized after experiencing nausea and dizziness. The story was first reported by the blog, A Walk in the Park. More...

Good Morning!

Monday, June 22, 2015 | Lee Brozgol took this photo in Sara D. Roosevelt Park | Weather: Sunny skies today with a high of 89 | Happening Today: The Chinatown Working Group meets at 5 p.m. at Two Bridges...

Some Lower East Side Park Projects Receive Funding, While Others Languish

This story was reported by Zach Williams. Where the Parks Department sees a place to store stacks of pristine work gloves, rakes and other supplies, local activists envision a community center. Reconciling the two designs on a Stanton Street building...

Submissions Open For Public Art Installation in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

The New York City Parks Department is seeking applications for an annual public art exhibition that is taking place next year on the Lower East Side. The submissions are now being accepted for the Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award. ...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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