Post Tagged with: "Lower East Side"

Features / Video

9th Street Community Garden is a haven in the East Village

9th Street Community Garden from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Tucked away in small corners and on empty lots of the concrete jungle, are tiny havens of greenery – New York City’s community gardens. In a city with more buildings than trees, these gardens have become important assets for residents. They provide the opportunity for people to explore gardening techniques and […]

Audio / Features / Multimedia / News

Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods

National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.

News

A community victory in Loisaida

A sign supporting the return of the CHARAS community center to the people of the Lower East Side. Photo Credit Raz Robinson by Raz Robinson A group of Lower East Side residents celebrated the first victory in the fight for a community’s rights to a building that has remained unoccupied for almost 15 years. The crowd bellowed, “No lease. No […]

Features / Multimedia / Slideshows

“One world, one taste, one knish.”

The Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery in the Lower East Side has been selling knishes since 1910.

Dumpling fest draws big crowds, food eating champs
Features

Dumpling fest draws big crowds, food eating champs

Tang’s Natural NYC Dumpling Festival draws big crowds to the Lower East Side.

Hard-court bike polo grows in popularity
Audio / Features

Hard-court bike polo grows in popularity

While polo is usually associated with high society and royalty, bike polo matches in Manhattan’s Lower East Side draw a more diverse following.

Art galleries thriving in Lower East Side
Features

Art galleries thriving in Lower East Side

As restaurants and retail shops throughout Manhattan close their doors for good, art galleries in the Lower East Side are thriving.