Department of Education

Free Kosher ‘Grab and Go’ Meals Available on the LES

Posted May 5, 2020 at 5:03 am

Kosher “Grab-and-Go” meals are now available on the Lower East Side for those in need during the pandemic. Folks can now pick up free meals on weekdays at Public School 134 (293 East Broadway). This spot, alongside the Washington Heights outpost (P.S. 48, located at 4360-78 Broadway), are the first two kosher-specific locations since the Department […]

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In Reversal, DOE Reinstates Permits for ZogSports in Lower East Side Schoolyards

Posted September 12, 2014 at 10:07 am

At the end of August, ZogSports was dealt a blow when the Department of Education revoked their permits for kickball games at two Lower East Side schools (PS 142 on Attorney Street and Marta Valle/LES Preparatory on Stanton Street). The position was taken based on allegations that the co-ed social sports league is a for-profit business […]

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Seward Park Athletic Grounds Reopens to the Public!

Posted July 30, 2012 at 6:47 am

Score one for grassroots Lower East Side activists, as the Seward Park athletic grounds finally reopens to the public today.

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Seward Park Athletic Grounds Remain Closed to Public

Posted July 17, 2012 at 6:40 am

Anyone who’s tried to take advantage of the expansive Seward Park athletic grounds in recent months has likely experienced the lockout.

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