In Memoriam: Tom Goodkind

Tom Goodkind

Lower Manhattan has lost a leader, an advocate, an artist, and a renaissance man. Tom Goodkind died on Thursday morning, after waging a long battle against chronic illness. He was 65 years old. A longtime resident of Gateway Plaza, in Battery Park City, Mr. Goodkind also served for decades on Community Board 1 (CB1), where […]

Today in History March 1

Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla

*509 BC – Publius Valerius Publicola celebrates the first triumph of the Roman Republic after his victory over the deposed king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus at the Battle of Silva Arsia. *1562 – Sixty-three Huguenots are massacred in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion. *1628 – Writs issued by Charles I […]