Looking for a Few Good Santas

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Stockings with Care, the charity based in Battery Park City that makes the holidays brighter for families in need throughout the five boroughs, is asking for your help. This year, the organization will be buying, wrapping, and delivering gifts for more than 1,700 needy kids. You can assist by signing up as a Santa, which […]

Merci

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The Battery Park City Dog Association would like to thank the following people and businesses for participating in and donating to our 16th Annual BPC Halloween Puppy Parade on October 28th: Phil Castiglia and Judy Passer of Le Pet Spa, our co-hosts and for providing the top prizes; All of the fantastic participants in the […]

Paws to Reflect

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Le Pet Spa (300 Rector Place; entrance on South End Avenue, near West Thames Street) is celebrating Battery Park City’s recent designation as the pet-friendliest neighborhood in New York by partnering with the Animal Care Centers of New York City for a dog and cat adoption festival on Saturday, October 21, from noon to 4:00 […]

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As Puerto Rico recovers from Hurricane Maria, the Battery Park City Authority has established two locations neighbors may drop off goods for the State’s relief and recovery efforts: Rockefeller Park House for daytime drop-offs (11am-6pm) and Stuyvesant High School (7pm-9:30pm) Donations being sought include batteries, flashlights, portable lanterns, diapers, baby
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Tunnel to Towers Report

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“We had a great time as always as the official FINISH LINE crowd control team. And while soccer moms sometimes give us a hard time staying put until the runners pass, it’s people on bikes who were difficult, especially when we asked them to walk their bikes while crossing Warren Street. In order to make […]

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Open House

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One of the little known benefits of living in Battery Park City is its Community Center tucked away in Stuyvesant High School on Chambers Street.  The Center is administered by the Battery Park City Authority and the facilities are first rate. Fitness classes offer Tai Chi, Bounce Fit Cardio and Boxing Classes. There’s a gym […]

In Remembrance of the Fallen

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Click here to watch the ferries gather and blow their horns on September 11th at the moment the second tower collapsed On September 11, boats of all sizes and shapes came to rescue and help in the evacuation of Lower Manhattan following the attacks of the Twin Towers. Every September 11th at the time the […]

Velocipede Valets

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The Citi Bike Valet Service in Battery Park City, which ran as a pilot program from August through November 2016, has been relaunched and will run through November 3. The service will be available Monday through Friday, 7:30am-7:30pm at the West and Chambers Streets station, one of the CitiBike system’s busiest stations. During these hours, […]

Old Seaport Alliance Gala

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It was June 6, but the weather had the feel of early October. It didn’t matter though, as a few hundred neighbors gathered for a night of festive drinks, music, food and fun aboard Wavertree. The Old Seaport Alliance was hosting its second annual gala to raise money for neighborhood improvements. The Old Seaport Alliance, […]

Watching Them Grow

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You’re never too young to learn that the ground is what sustains us all, and over the past decade and a half, groups of two-to-five year olds from the Battery Park City Day Nursery have been planting, watering and caring for flowers and herbs at the Liberty Community Garden. Commenting of this year’s crop, administrative […]