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Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.

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LES Community Heroes Award Honors Local Leaders

A new neighborhood award recognizes people who have given back to the Lower East Side.

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LES History Month Celebrates Neighborhood's Past With Walks and Shows

Community and culture groups will host LES History Month events in May.

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Neglected Lower East Side Pier Launches Summer of Art Installations

Pier 42 will host a series of art installations and public programming through Nov. 1.

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Another Beach Proposed for Lower East Side Riverfront at Pier 42

The city's Parks Department has presented two alternative designs for the long-neglected Pier 42.

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Abandoned LES Pier to Open Saturday with Waterfront Picnic Tables

The temporary park on Pier 42 will open Saturday with a community day and activities.

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Abandoned LES Pier to Open in May with Waterfront Picnic Tables

Pier 42 will open May 4 as elected officials continue to plan for its future.

Downtown »

Downtown Arts Center, Pedestrian Bridge and East River Park Get $137 Million Boost

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. voted on the $137 million in grants Monday morning.