After Grieving, Giving

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Tomorrow (Tuesday, February 26) would have been the 16th birthday of Imogen Roche, the Lower Manhattan teen who died in an accidental fall from a Tribeca fire escape last September. Her father, Theseus Roche, and her family, will mark the occasion with an event tomorrow evening at Pier A (22 Battery Park, near the southern […]

TOWN HALL MEETING TONIGHT

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The Seaport Planning & Preservation Committee of Save Our Seaportwill host a Town Hall meeting about the proposed toxic waste cleanup at 250 Water Street tonight Monday, February 25 (starting at 7:00 pm) the Southbridge Towers community room, at 66 Frankfort Street. All interested members of the public are encouraged to attend.

The Event of the Season

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Church Street School for Music and Art will host The Event, its annual fundraising gala, on Tuesday, March 5 (from 6:30 to 10:30 pm), at the glamorous Tribeca Rooftop located at Two Desbrosses Street. The evening will include music, dancing, cocktails, fine dining, awards, a silent auction. and a celebration of the 15,000 budding artists who […]

Today in History February 25

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1570 – Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth I, absolving her subjects from allegiance 1751 – First performing monkey exhibited in America in New York City, admission was 1 cent 1804 – Jefferson nominated for president at Democratic-Republican caucus 1836 – Samuel Colt patents first revolving barrel multishot firearm 1859 – First use of “insanity plea” to […]