How often does the Seaport District have to be screwed?

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To the editor: Your article on the CPC vote (BroadsheetDAILY December 19)for the landowners handout of open spaces gave me deja vu and revulsion. How often does the Seaport District have to be screwed by the developers, our electeds and now by our own Community Board before we rise up in protest?  Whatever happened to […]

Leaving of a Jet Plane

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To the editor: Here’s a cheaper way to get from Lower Manhattan to Newark Airport using mass transit. * Take the PATH from WTC to Newark Penn Station.  15 minutes between PATH trains, 25 minutes travel. * Then take Bus #62 from Newark Penn Station bus depot directly to EWR.  15 minutes between buses, 18 […]

“Endangered Sanctuary-Only House of Worship in Battery Park City Slated to Close in January”

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To the editor: Re the recent article “Endangered Sanctuary-Only House of Worship in Battery Park City Slated to Close in January” (BroadsheetDAILY November 17) In response to the detailed and informative article by Mathew Fenton it seems to me that despite the best efforts and intentions of the Parishioners, other  Battery Park City residents, CB1, […]

Parking Downtown

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To the editor: In response and balance to yesterday’s article ( Lower Manhattan Lacks Curb Appeal  BroadsheetDAILY November 15 ) on curbside parking in lower Manhattan, and particularly Battery Park City, your statement that “(parking) in Battery Park City, ….borders on the impossible” is balanced by the high percentage of BPC residential buildings
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BPCA’s Agreement with Asphalt Green

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Dear editor: On Tuesday, November 14, the BPCA will hold an Open Community Meeting.  I strongly suggest that they present us, the community, with details about BPCA’s Agreement with Asphalt Green (AG). We know that AG is supposed to make their facility available to the community, and that both the BPCA and AG should have […]

West Thames pedestrian bridge cost at 45.1 million

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To the editor: The news about the West Thames pedestrian bridge delay should not surprise anyone, even when the cost for construction of the bridge comes at a suspiciously ballooned cost, as of September 2016, to be $45.1 million !!! Does ANYONE realize what $45.1 Million can buy???! Anyone? No one asks if such a […]

Panic Attack?

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To the editor, In our political, paranoid world: one terrorist attack act causes a hugely disproportionate government response model resulting in unending public fear and over done, expensive security challenges and political self-congratulation, ironically and sadly showing the terrorists have won by the resulting terror and panic. Ask the bicyclers who are being hurt by
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Battery Park City Housing Affordability Issues

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To the editor, Thank you for your ongoing coverage of Battery Park City housing affordability issues. Here is my story as a former Gateway Plaza resident, which may be representative of many tenant experiences within the last seven years or so. I first lived in Gateway Plaza from 1989 to 1996 and absolutely loved the […]

Water Street Public Space

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To the editor, The Downtown Connection bus begins its run on Water Street right beside this building.  Riders gather here and it’s nice to able to wait under some cover if the bus is delayed. In addition, this corner of Water and Fulton Streets is crowded with tourists, residents and students.  South Street Seaport is […]

Can Million-Dollar Condos Salve Urban Blight?

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To the Editors; RE: Can Million-Dollar Condos Salve Urban Blight? The Broadsheet October 10, 2017 In December of 2014, Community Board 1 representing the interests of our community to our elected officials and others, resolved: “CB1 strongly requests that the State and City of New York amend existing agreements to allocate Authority revenues designated toward […]