A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.
A new neighborhood award recognizes people who have given back to the Lower East Side.
Community and culture groups will host LES History Month events in May.
Pier 42 will host a series of art installations and public programming through Nov. 1.
The city's Parks Department has presented two alternative designs for the long-neglected Pier 42.
The temporary park on Pier 42 will open Saturday with a community day and activities.
Pier 42 will open May 4 as elected officials continue to plan for its future.
The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. voted on the $137 million in grants Monday morning.
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