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Leaf Circles in Park Are Not the Work of Extraterrestrial Beings

The leaf circle mystery is solved! Thanks to Ted Glass for pointing us to an interesting post of the web site of the Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition.  Here's an explanation for the leaf circles you see pictured above: Last week,...

Steve Nash’s “Showdown” at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

The annual soccer tournament hosted by the Steve Nash Foundation is back next Wednesday for its sixth year in a row on the Lower East Side, bringing players from both basketball courts and soccer fields to Nash’s “home pitch”...

More Activities For It’s My Park Day on Saturday

Neighborhood parks will be celebrating "It's My Park Day" on Saturday.  Here are the festivities happening in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, as well as M'Finda Kalunga. Click for Spanish and Chinese language versions.

Suspects Wanted; Woman Attacked at Grand & Chrystie

Police are asking for help finding two suspects wanted in connection with the alleged sexual assault and robbery of a 38-year old woman last week alongside Sara D. Roosevelt Park.  The incident happened Monday, April 15 at around 9:30...

Op/Ed: Time to Reactivate Stanton Street Park Building

The following article was written by Lower East Side resident K. Webster: In a time of diminishing resources we must rethink how we allocate the ones we have.  Community resources such as the numerous park buildings that dot the Lower...

Scenes From the 2013 Firecracker Festival

It was time to celebrate the Year of the Snake at Sara D. Roosevelt Park yesterday morning.  The Better Chinatown Society put on quite a show for the 14th annual Firecracker Ceremony.  Local dignitaries were there, including Assembly Speaker...

Video: Protesters vs. Cops at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

We already posted lots of photos from yesterday's May Day protests.  Here's video of the brief tussle between protesters and police officers at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The NYPD reports 34 people were arrested throughout the city yesterday in...

“Giant Alien Brain” Surfaces in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

What do we have here? Our tipster, who lives across from Sara D. Roosevelt Park, isn't sure what to make of this pile of chains that appeared in the "pit" between Broome and Delancey streets this week.  His wife...

Youth Groups Fight For Access to Playing Fields

Who has access to the Lower East Side's public playing fields and under what circumstances?  These are questions that have come up time and again over the years. But as both youth and adult leagues steadily expand and demand...

Youth Soccer League “Open Session” Tuesday Afternoon

Matthew Penrose, one of the main organizers of the soccer league, Groupstage, sent along info about the organization's growing youth program.  If you're interested in enrolling your kids, there will be a free open session this coming Tuesday, at...
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Photo: East River Park Track, Sunday midday. In the news this past week: --"In affordable housing vs. parking lot,...
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