CLASSIFIEDS AND PERSONALS

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Classifieds & Personals Swaps and Trades * Respectable Employment * Lost & Found COMPUTER TECH SUPPORT for individuals and small businesses. Solutions for printers, routers, home networks. Experience with WordPress, Mailchimp and Photoshop. One-on-one tutoring. PC and Mac. I am a college student majoring in computer science. James
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Little Kubricks

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Seven students from Manhattan’s Youth’s film program have received the 2015 Peacemaker Champion Award from the PLURAL+ youth video festival, which is operated by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). PLURAL+ selected 25 videos, out of more than 240 submissions from 59 countries worldwide, to receive the Peacemaker Champion Award. The Manhattan
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Today in History February 4

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211 – Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies at Eboracum while preparing to lead a campaign against the Caledonians. He is famously said to have given the advice to Caracalla and Geta, his quarrelling sons: “Be harmonious, enrich the soldiers, and scorn all other men” and left the empire in their control. By the end of […]

LETTERS: Many Voices, One Refrain

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To Battery Park City Residents: Renters & Condo Owners, and other Stakeholders: As you may be aware serious concerns have been raised about recent decisions of the Battery Park City Authority Board and how they are adversely effecting our neighborhood. Yesterday’s BroadsheetDAILY article, Many Voices, One Refrain, read in conjunction with the January 19, 2016
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A Bridge That Will Be Raised, Rather Than Razed

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In this case, the committee had two members. Master bridge builder Othmar Ammann (who also gave New York the George Washington Bridge; the Triborough Bridge, recently renamed for Robert F. Kennedy; the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, the Throgs Neck Bridge, and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge) partnered with the original Manhattan starchitect, Cass Gilbert (creator of the Woolworth
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Annual Art Exhibit Opens

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The annual art exhibit presented by the Battery Park City Parks opened on Sunday at the gallery in their headquarters. Scores of watercolors, charcoal and pen drawings were on display, the fruit of labor from dozens of students who participated in the free weekly art classes offered May through October. Inspired by the natural beautiful […]

Today in History: February 3

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1690 – First paper money in America issued in the colony of Massachusetts 1740 – Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily 1882 – Circus owner P.T. Barnum buys his world famous elephant, Jumbo. Jumbo was born in East Africa in late 1960, was captured two years later and brought […]

Today in History January 25

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1799 – First patent for a seeding machine is issued for Eliakim Spooner of Vermont 1825 – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York opens as the first engineering college in America 1840 – American naval expedition under Charles Wilkes first to identify Antarctica as a new continent 1863 – General Joseph Hooker replaces Burnside […]

Arrivals & Departures

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Many ships pass Battery Park City on their way to and from the midtown passenger ship terminal. Others may be seen on their way to or from docks in Brooklyn and Bayonne. Stated times, when appropriate, are for passing the Colgate Clock and are based on sighting histories, published schedules and intuition. they are also […]

SohoPhotoGallery

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December 2 through January 2 at the Soho Photo Gallery. 15 White Street. 212-226-8571 sohophoto.com Photos by George Grubb, Mark Santos Paul Stetzer, Pernille Westh