Financial District Committee Meets Tomorrow

Subway Station

AGENDA: Governors Island – Update by Leslie Koch, President of the Trust for Governors Island 68-74 Trinity Place/103-109 Greenwich Street, application pursuant to section 72-21 of the Zoning Resolution for a Board of Standards and Appeals variance to facilitate the development of a Parish House and residential tower- Resolution 55 Broadway, application for renewal of […]

Halloween Puppy Parade Thanks and Acknowledgements

Big costumed Dog

The Battery Park City Dog Association would like to thank the following people and businesses for participating and donating to our 13th Annual BPC Halloween Puppy Parade on Oct. 25th: Bobby Concister of Le Pet Spa, our Co-Host for 13 years, and for providing the top prizes; ABC Blooming Nails; Battery Park City Pharmacy; Deb […]

Sailing and the North Cove Marina

Little girl at marina

To the Editor: cc: Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh We are writing in support of the North Cove Marina Management of the North Cove. We are a new family to Battery Park City. One of the primary reasons we moved to the area was the beautiful, accessible and family-friendly North Cove waterfront and the Manhattan Yacht Club’s […]

Exercising the Franchise

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Today (Tuesday, November 4) is election day. Any resident of Lower Manhattan (or, for that matter, New York City) can find the location of their polling place by visiting this website. For an even-handed, non-partisan guide to candidates, issues, and races (including web links to all sides in each contest), please visit here. In addition […]

Remembering the Unimaginable: Stepsister of Anne Frank to Recall Tragedy and Redemption

Eva Schloss

The step-sister of Anne Frank — the teenage diarist whose 1945 death at the hands of the Nazis made her a martyr and exemplar of Jewish suffering during the Holocaust — will speak at P.S. 89 tomorrow (Wednesday, October 5) evening. Eva Schloss was born in the same year as Anne Frank and was her […]

November 4th

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1333 – Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani 1646 – Massachusetts uses death penalty for denying that Holy Bible is God’s word 1841 – First wagon train arrives in California 1845 – First nationally-observed uniform election day in US 1862 – Dr. Richard […]