Concourse Considerations

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At the January 29 meeting of the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) board, the public comment session elicited some news about pending plans to reconfigure the streetscapes on South End Avenue and West Thames Street to enhance pedestrian safety, traffic flow, and aesthetic appeal. Resident Ann Schwalbenberg asked, “when are you going to start doing […]

TODAY’S CALENDAR MARCH 7

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1PM “Time’s Arrow – Susanna, Part the Second” St. Paul’s Chapel Continuing our commitment to amplifying the voices of female artists across multiple mediums, this year’s Time’s Arrow festival juxtaposes old and new stories of the biblical character Susanna. Exploring sensitive themes of our time, the festival includes the full staged world premiere of the […]

Today in History March 7

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321 – Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire. 1573 – A peace treaty is signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice, ending the Ottoman-Venetian War and leaving Cyprus in Ottoman hands. 1799 – Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and […]