Two elected officials representing Lower Manhattan are pushing for a tax on high-value New York City apartments owned by people whose primary residence is outside the five boroughs. For the past five years, State Assembly member Deborah Glick has sponsored and passed legislation, “to impose a modest, graduated ‘pied-a-terre’ tax on the most expensive non-primary […]



1PM Adult Chorus Battery Park City Parks Directed by Church Street School for Music and Art, the BPC Chorus is open to all adults who love to sing. Learn a mix of contemporary and classic songs, and perform at community events throughout the year. Meet at 6 River Terrace. www.bpcparks.orgFREE 2:30PM Figure Drawing Battery Park […]

Today in History March 6

Louise May Alcott

12 BC – The Roman Emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the emperor. 1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam. 1820 – 1` is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, brings Maine into the Union as […]