Tag Archives: Lower East Side


PATHWAYS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING: a seminar series explores multiple pathways to achieve affordable housing in the context of the vibrant and changing neighborhood of the Lower East Side. For individual households and communities, these are long-term processes. Come educate yourself and get involved now! ALL PROGRAMS MEET AT HOWL! HAPPENING, 6 E. 1st Street, New […]

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Weekend Events on Arts in Recovery and Resilience

Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up This weekend, NOCD-NY will be contributing to Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up, a two-day Municipal Art Society convening to exchange lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and to cultivate ideas for how to become a more livable and resilient New York. Site Visits, […]

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Tour East 4th Street on Sun, August 19th

Fourth Arts Block: Exploring Experimental Culture in the East Village Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) is rooted in the Lower East Side’s long history of hosting community and cultural spaces that served marginalized immigrants, artists, and activists. In the 1960’s and 70’s, East 4th Street coalesced as a center for experimental theater and film. Four decades […]

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Photo courtesy Nick Normal, http://www.fluxfactory.org/events/livable-streets-queens-style/

Upcoming forums: Opportunities for urban dialogues

This month, several workshops and public forums focused on discussing the various challenges of urban community life and culture are happening around the city. Here are a few on our radar scheduled for next week: Livable Streets: Queens Style! at Flux Factory, Tuesday, August 14, 7-9 pm This is the fourth installment of a yearlong […]

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In the news: Fourth Arts Block and Queens Museum

Congratulations to NOCD-NY working group members Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) and Queens Museum of Art for the public recognition they’ve recently received for their work! First off, kudos to FABnyc for being selected as one of this year’s Rockefeller Foundation’s NYC Cultural Innovation grantees! The $200,000 grant will support FABnyc’s ongoing work, in partnership with […]

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‘Saints’ and ‘Ladies’ in the LES

The latest Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) ArtUp scaffolding bridge exhibition, “Saints of the Lower East Side” by artist Tom Sanford, opens with a reception tonight at FAB CafĂ©. Featuring seven cultural icons of the Lower East Side, this public art installation has garnered some great media coverage (including an interview with WNYC) in its homage […]

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