Special Quay

Pier 26

Construction work has begun to transform Pier 26 from a concrete slab into Lower Manhattan’s next great public space — a waterfront park featuring grassy meadows, shaded paths, playing fields, ridges of sand dunes, and a marine science station. The project is now slated for completion in 2020. A discussion at the March 26 meeting […]

Today in History

Professor Einstein

Professor Einstein 999 – Gerbert of Aurillac elected as first French Pope 1513 – Florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Leon 1792 – The Coinage Act is passed establishing the United States Mint. 1800 – first performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 1st Symphony in C 1884 – London prison for debtors closed 1912 […]

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Today’s Calendar April 2

Gull over New York Harbor  _  Simko/Broadsheet

  Hudson’s Half Moon exploring the Palisades 1PM Taste of the Past: (Part 1) European Ages of Exploration 6 River Terrace  Battery Park City Parks This talk, led by BPC resident historian Fred J. Bivetto,covers a 1,000 year period of European exploration leading to discovery and colonization of the Americas, with special attention to Lower […]

Letters

Traffic

RE: Taking Back the Streets (BroadsheetDAILY March 27) To the editor, How does this new plan affect the M55 bus that already has to crawl down Broadway, past FiDi and around the Custom House to travel up Church St. It is almost always late. Please please don’t do anything that slows down the only way many of […]