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ShyMob Shrines on Rivington

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].

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Hester Street Playground Nearing Completion

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. […]

Bleecker Subway Entrance Leveled

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.

Hester Street Playground Update

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 […]