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Penny Arcade Hosts Virtual Benefit for Henry Street Settlement Pantry

Posted March 26, 2021 at 8:26 am

A year into the pandemic, the art world continues to team up with local organizations to lend a helping hand. The ‘Arts for Living Show: Artist Feed The L.E.S.’ is a virtual fundraiser event to benefit the Henry Street Settlement Food Access Initiative, hosted by local artist and activist Penny Arcade. It’ll feature new video […]

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Report: Jerry Stiller Left Money to Abrons Arts Center and Henry Street Settlement in his Will

Last modified January 31, 2021 at 7:52 am

Legendary actor-comedian Jerry Stiller, raised on the Lower East Side, bequeathed funds to the Henry Street Settlement in his will. According to the New York Post, the late comedian, who died last May at 92, left behind an estate valued at $5 million. It’s reportedly divided amongst children Ben and Amy, as well as several […]

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Lower East Side Children’s Halloween Parade Marches this Weekend

Posted October 18, 2019 at 5:09 am

Time to test run those kiddie costumes! The Henry Street Settlement’s second annual children’s Halloween costume parade and party is happening this weekend, and promises plenty of spooktacular fun for all ages. The parade route starts at Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand Street) and follows the beats of the NYPD marching band through the streets […]

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‘Zoned Out! Race, Displacement and City Planning in New York City’ Book Launch

Posted December 12, 2016 at 5:17 am

Here’s a timely book launch and panel discussion addressing the recent real estate concerns of the neighborhood vis-a-vis rezoning. “Zoned Out! Race, Displacement and City Planning in New York City” was written as a response to the City’s zoning policies, stating that they have encouraged racial segregation, gentrification and displacement in neighborhoods such as the LES and Chinatown. […]

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Abrons Art Center Showcasing Artwork by LGBTQ Prisoners ‘On the Inside’

Posted November 21, 2016 at 5:12 am

The Abrons Arts Center is hosting a unique exhibit this month. “ON THE INSIDE” showcases work created by LGBTQ artists who are currently incarcerated. Created by singer and filmmaker Tatiana von Furstenberg, in collaboration with Black and Pink, the art expounds on humanity, identity, and spirituality, and share the stories of those who have been made […]

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