Safeguarding the Sod

The Battery Park City ball fields were largely destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, but expedited repair work allowed them to reopen the following spring.

The Battery Park City ball fields were largely destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, but expedited repair work allowed them to reopen the following spring. Tonight (Thursday, March 21), the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) and Community Board 1 (CB1) will co-host a public meeting to review resiliency plans for the ball fields in Battery […]

Today in History March 21

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman signs an Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States 1697 – Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe 1788 – Fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana 1826 – Beethoven’s Quartet #13 in B flat major (Op 130) premiered in Vienna 1857 – […]

MARCH 21

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MARCH 21 7-8PM BPC Running Club Battery Park City Parks Start with warm-up exercises before jogging the 2.4 miles down and back along the length of the Battery Park City Esplanade.  Parks Programming Leaders guide the warm-up and cool-down and ensure a favorable pace for all participants.  Meets inside the Community Center at Stuyvesant High […]