Police arrested Michael Pereira, 50, following the attack in a playground near North End Avenue just before 4:00 a.m.
The 33-year-old victim had just left work when police say he was confronted by Pereira.
The two began arguing, which culminated in Pereira allegedly pulling the scissors on the victim
He was stabbed in the back and chest and both arms. He was treated and released from New York Downtown Hospital.
Pereira was charged with assault.