Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am
For just a few short hours yesterday morning, an impressive assembly of street art was displayed on Rivington between Orchard and Ludlow. Six different hand-crafted shrines were hooked onto the perimeter fence of the overgrown lot where the old First Roumanian-American Congregation Synagogue once stood [RIP 2006].
Last modified May 4, 2010 at 6:51 am
Under renovation since last June, the Hester Street Playground in the southern section of Sara D. Roosevelt Park is finally nearing the finish line. Judging by the state-of-the-art jungle gym set and stacks of new benches awaiting installation, the park appears to be on schedule for its ambiguous summer 2010 completion date. Recess is nigh. […]
Posted March 31, 2010 at 6:30 am
Upgrading city infrastructure usually comes at an exorbitant price – eviction, demolition, and population relocation. Thanks to the superstation capital works project currently underway along East Houston and Lafayette, one of the Brooklyn Bridge-bound Bleecker Street subway entrances recently disappeared. Leveled.
Posted February 2, 2010 at 6:19 am
In the eight-month eternity since work first began on a new Hester Street Playground, this section of Sara D. Roosevelt Park has been through some hell. The big CATS and their earth-moving friends were brought in and summarily surrounded by chain-link fences. And then came the destruction of the kitchy plaza seating and uprooting of […]