Basketball City

Diplo is Performing the Finish Line After Nike’s 5K through the LES on Sunday

Posted April 20, 2018 at 5:07 am

When thousands of marathon runners stream over the Manhattan Bridge to Pier 36 on Sunday evening, they will be treated to a live show by EDM fixture Diplo. As previously reported, Nike is hosting an Earth Day race – dubbed Nike GO NYC 5K – that runs through the Lower East Side. It’s the second […]

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Marathon Mania: Nike GO 5K Running Through the LES Next Week

Posted April 10, 2018 at 5:02 am

Corporate marathons love the Lower East Side lately. First it was the NYC Half last month; now it’s Nike’s turn to carry the baton, as it were. For the second time in as many months, tens of thousands of runners will invade the neighborhood as part of Nike’s Earth Day marathon. Route chosen for the […]

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Expect Pandemonium with Drake and Nicki Minaj at Basketball City for ‘NBA Awards’ Next Month

Posted May 30, 2017 at 5:11 am

The inaugural NBA Awards show is set for next month, and will likely jam up the Lower East Side waterfront. Drake is hosting the tentpole event, which will be held at Basketball City on Pier 36. Nicki Minaj was tapped to perform, too, it was announced last week. Drake will help announce the winners for […]

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Lower East Side Softball League to Debut This Spring

Posted January 24, 2014 at 10:10 am

Play (soft)ball! The LES Lizzies’ Softball Clinic at the Henry Street Settlement gymnasium has been so successful this winter that the OLS Lizzies plan to keep the ball rolling. This spring and summer, they’re venturing into new territory with the first ever Lower East Side softball league for girls throughout the city. The league is […]

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New Rutgers Slip Pavilion Seeking “Expressions of Interest”

Posted October 5, 2011 at 6:09 am

Dormant Lower East Side waterfront property along the East River is taking another turn toward redevelopment. Details after the jump!

Notes from CB3: Basketball City & Quality Meats Downtown Approved

Posted August 9, 2011 at 6:41 am

Approvals were in the air at last night’s relatively lax Community Board 3 SLA meeting.

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Basketball City at Pier 36 Delayed Until November

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:09 am

Despite years of backlash from the community, Basketball City is a reality and nearing completion down on Pier 36.

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