Tanahey Playground

Cherry Street Hockey Rink Resurfaced with Turf Field

Posted November 12, 2019 at 5:04 am

Street hockey players in the city, but the Lower East Side especially, are now short-handed. The ever-reliable Tanahey Playground rink on Cherry Street is officially gone. The city removed the rotting boards and benches last week, and completed carpeting the concrete with AstroTurf. As first reported last summer, the space was repurposed to accommodate organized […]

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Tanahey Hockey Rink on Cherry Street to be Removed and Replaced with Turf

Posted July 8, 2019 at 5:00 am

Parks along the Lower East Side coastline are now receiving upgrades due to the city’s billion-dollar resiliency project that will close East River Park for at least 3.5 years. The additional cash injection of $28 million includes a variety of improvements, including turf fields, updated courts and jungle gyms, and planting of roughly 1,000 new […]

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The 2012 PAL “Playstreets” Program

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

With the increase in crime across the city through the early part of the summer, Assemblyman Sheldon Silver has successfully pushed to have the Police Athletic League (“PAL”) open one of its programs on the Lower East Side.

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Moffo Rink Seeks Approval for Additional Lighting

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:10 am

Moffo Rink, the somewhat secret hockey hot-spot situated between the two bridges (Brooklyn and Manhattan) on Cherry Street, is currently due for a facility upgrade.

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