East Side No Longer Quietest Neighborhood

Written by Katya Johns on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Second Avenue subway construction increases noise on East Side; downtown still hotspot for loud zones With the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park season now behind us, it could seem like an interminable wait before the next season of free concerts, but fear not, because there is a public program that will continue to [&hellip
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Citi Bike Adds Bikes, Helmets

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Riders who use New York City’s bike-sharing program can now rent a helmet too. Bike tour and rental company Bike and Roll NYC is partnering with Citi Bike to provide helmet rentals to all users of the program. Helmets can be rented at 10 locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. They can be rented in one [&hellip
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Grant for St. Mark’s Church on the Bowery

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The New York Landmarks Conservancy announced that St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery, located in Greenwich Village, will receive a Robert W. Wilson Sacred Sites Challenge Grant of $35,000. “It’s vital to renew and repair religious buildings,” said Peg Breen, President of The New York Landmarks Conservancy. “Not only do these sites convey their communities’ [&hellip
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Ladies’ Day Out Downtown

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Two new local stores to hit with the girls The new e.l.f. (eyes, lips, face) flagship store beckoned me from blocks away. Upon entering the space, outfitted with makeup artists, shiny display cases, and makeover stations, I thought that, surely, I was seeing things. Mascara for $2? Must be a misprint. However, as my eyes [&hellip
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‘Hood Happenings

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

We want to hear about what’s going on right in your neighborhood. Do you belong to a civic or neighborhood organization, a church or synagogue, a Little League team, or a local volunteer group? Tell us what’s happening your ‘hood; send news to hoodhappenings@strausnews.com. Cheese Class Do you love cheese? Of course, who doesn’t? Do [&hellip
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