Picasso On the Move: Article from The New York Landmarks Conservancy

The Picasso Curtain is scheduled to be moved from the Four Seasons Restaurant on September 6 and 7—the first step toward its new home in The New-York Historical Society. The elaborate move will involve some twenty experts from both Art Installation Design and Auer’s Rigging. Both comp

Your Safety Is Our Concern!

The mission of the West 104th Block Association is to ensure our street is safe, secure, and beautiful. One of our block residents alerted us that a tree on the north side of West 104th Street had two very large, dead branches. The dead branches hung over the sidewalk and street where

Riverside Park Conservancy: Dutch Elm Disease Inoculation

Our Riverside Park Conservancy’s mission is to restore, maintain, and improve Riverside Park. As part of a generous grant from Greenacre Foundation, The Conservancy is undertaking inoculation of all American Elm trees and the elm varieties. Dutch Elm Disease is an incurable scou

Community Health Fair: August 16, 2014

Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell is hosting the first of two Community Health Fairs on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 12-3PM. It will be held in conjunction with Grant Houses Family Day on LaSalle Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. Free blood pressure and foot screeni

Redesign of West End Avenue

Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell announced the New York City’s Department of Transportation (DOT) redesign of West End Avenue from 72nd Street to 110th Street at a meeting sponsored by Council Member Helen Rosenthal and Community Board 7.  The proposed redesigning is a res

Electronic and Textile Recycling

The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be sponsoring an electronic and textile recycling event in our neighborhood,  The event will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Amsterdam Ave. between 109th and 110th Streets.  Here are guidelines on what items will and will not be acce