Dog Run

Florence Nightingale School Calls Hillman’s Proposed Dog Run ‘Unacceptable Encroachment’

Posted December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

A proposed dog run by a Lower East Side co-op is not sitting right with the school next door. The board of the Hillman Housing complex on the eastern fringe of Grand Street (where Sheldon Silver lived) just floated the creation of a new dog park running along Cannon Street. While an amenity for housing […]

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Mercer-Houston Dog Run Greenery

Posted July 30, 2009 at 6:27 am

Yesterday morning, the Mercer-Houston Dog Run received some late-summer greenery. A small group of workers was busy planting flowers and bushes along the metal fence.  Yet despite the recent rehabilitation and this latest effort to beautify, the park remains stubbornly depressing.

Mercer Dog Run Paved

Posted June 17, 2009 at 8:21 am

Three weeks after renovations began at the Mercer-Houston Dog Run, the project is nearing completion. Pretty good timing. All of yesterday, a team of steamrollers was busy putting the final touches on the quaint park at the northwest corner of Houston and Mercer. By evening, there was a fresh coat of pavement to behold. The […]

Mercer Dog Run Facelift

Posted May 27, 2009 at 8:08 am

As we speak, the decrepit dog run at the northwest corner of Mercer and Houston is receiving a much-needed facelift. Behind a perimeter of a few dozen orange construction cones, a large section of the old blacktop has been torn up, priming the area for fresh pavement. More concrete (pun intended) details per the official […]