Nathan Straus Playground

LES School Raising Money to Buy Turkeys for its Students in Need

Posted November 8, 2018 at 5:09 am

This Thanksgiving, the PTA at P.S. 140 Nathan Straus School is giving back to the neighborhood. They’ve set a goal to provide 100 turkeys for students and their families in need for the upcoming holiday. The Ridge Street school reportedly has one of the highest rates of attendees from low-income families in the city, of […]

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At 3 Stories, 50 Clinton Street Luxury Condo Usurps Public Park Space

Posted February 22, 2016 at 5:17 am

Rise up. That’s the mantra of 50 Clinton Street. Literally. The superstructure sprouted from its enormous seven-parcel footprint within the last couple weeks and now sits at a hefty three-story height. It took awhile to get to this point, though. Developer DHA Capital stumbled through several delays and stop-work orders. Upon completion, though, they’ll be […]

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Number 35 Gallery Moving to 141 Attorney

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Number 35, the three-year-old gallery at 39 Essex Street, is amidst a move to 141 Attorney. Signs taped on the window panes of their current storefront alert visitors to the forthcoming address change. We followed the scent, as it were, northeast to the Attorney Street cul-de-sac abutting Nathan Straus Playground. From the look of it, […]

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Flag Above Nathan Straus Playground

Posted March 9, 2010 at 6:18 am

Mounted to the side of 176 Rivington Street, overlooking Nathan Straus Playground, is this rotting piece of artwork.  It portrays a blue Puerto Rican flag with an inscription in Spanish reading, “tell the drugs, no, and life, yes.”

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