Today in History February 12

Charles Darwin, English geologist and theorist

881 – Pope John VIII crowns Charles the Fat, the King of Italy: Holy Roman Emperor 1502 – Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India. 1554 – A year after claiming the throne of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason. 1832 – Ecuador […]

Today’s Calendar February 12

February 12 6PM Youth & Education Committee Community Board 1-Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Rm 2202A-North CHECK CB1’s WEBSITE FOR WEATHER RELATED NOTICES AGENDA 1) Request for additional crossing guards or traffic agents at Chambers Street for PS289 – Report 2) Eye to Eye Mentorship Program – Presentation by David Badillo, Associate Director of Partnerships and Growth 3) Request […]

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Lower Manhattan’s gravitational tug on new residents, tourists, and corporations continues unabated, according to a new report from the Downtown Alliance: “Lower Manhattan Real Estate Year in Review: 2018.” Among its findings is that the equivalent of one out of every 25 Americans visited Lower Manhattan in in the year that just ended, with the […]