Letters Save History

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To the editor:    It has become apparent more than ever that the the current Mayor is going to follow Mayor Bloomberg’s actions in allowing NYC’s historical treasured South Street Seaport district to be fed to the voracious  Howard Hughes Corp. with the collusion of the city’s EDC to be turned into an upscale mall. […]

Qiurui Du: A Bizarre Dream

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Van der Plas Gallery is very pleased to announce the debut solo exhibition of Qiurui Du, A Bizarre Dream. Through his vibrant paintings and illustrations Mr. Du offers a perspective on the rapidly changing landscape of the world, particularly his hometown of Beijing, China.   In an age where technology proliferates at breakneck speeds, the […]

9/11 Health Care

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To the editor: 9/11 health care was won through the efforts of a vast coalition of 9/11 responders, community members and other stakeholders who worked alongside Congressman Jerry Nadler and a host of other elected officials to get the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act passed by the congress in 2010. Thanks to their persistence, the […]

Splitting the Difference

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To the editor, Thanks for writing about the dog run/children run “Splitting the Difference,”  (BroadsheetDAILY, April 9) a few issues ago. However, the article is extracted from some of us, lightheartedly reliving the past in a discussion.  While the evolution of those spaces is relevant it also can give the reader the wrong impression as to what is […]

Opinion & Analysis: We Got What We Wished For — Now What?

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Meenakshi Srinivasan, the chair of the City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) since 2014, announced her resignation on Thursday. For many, it is a “Ding, Dong, the Wicked Witch is Gone” kind of moment. Critics, including this author, rejoice because they see Ms. Srinivasan’s reign at the LPC in the same way that worried Democrats see […]

Prescription: A Dose of Loss

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To the editor: Yon and Elizabeth are going out of business is not the problem. They understand business is business. The real loss here is having great people like Yon and Elizabeth leaving the area. They did the community a favor by reopening after 9/11 when it did not make financial sense. Wish all the […]

Splitting the Difference

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To the editor, We appreciate your article this week titled “Splitting the Difference,”  (BroadsheetDAILY, April 9) though do wish you had reached out to us for comment as it inadvertently wound up missing a major element of the story.  We write today to ask you to expand upon the initial article in a subsequent piece. […]

At Fraunces Tavern Museum:

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At Fraunces Tavern Museum: General Denis Mercier NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation   For an evening discussion on: The Changing Nature of Defense and Warfare in the Modern World Tuesday, April 17th   6:00pm Fraunces Tavern Museum No. 54 Pearl Street Following a reception will be held with light fare, beer, and wine. A “Dutch treat” dinner will […]

Hope Springs Maternal

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The Tribeca Performing Arts Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College will present Are You My Mother?-a stage musical version of the classic 1960 book for children by P.D. Eastman, about a lost baby bird that mistakes a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a cow for its mother. It happens on Sunday, April 8, […]

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Dear editor, Your article (BroadsheetDAILY March 28, 2018) highlights the two middle schools in the area that are part of a K-8 school where kids have the option to matriculate up versus leaving.  A more fair comparison would have been to highlight IS289 or LMC which are also in the area and as stand alone […]