Henry M. Jackson Playground

LES Parks Update: Henry M. Jackson Opens, Sol Lain Playground Still Months Away

Posted July 24, 2017 at 9:38 am

Out on the “bulge” of the Lower East Side, two parks within spitting distance of one another are currently undergoing multimillion-dollar upgrades. The Henry M. Jackson and Sol Lain Playgrounds closed back in August 2016 when the official ground-break commenced in front of the media camera. Both reconstruction projects – roughly on the same trajectory […]

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Streets

‘Celebrating the Heroes of Our City’ Mural Receiving Much-Needed Facelift

Posted August 23, 2013 at 10:15 am

CITYarts, the organization that connects local youth with artists to create inspirational pieces and a sense of community empowerment, is giving the 210-foot long mural a much needed facelift.

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McDonald’s Filmed Commercial on Grand Street; Ronald Lovin’ It

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

The Lower East Side received a visit from annoying corporate clown Ronald McDonald yesterday afternoon.

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