Postponed Park

The exit ramp from the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

The exit ramp from the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel A new public space first promised to Lower Manhattan residents in 2012 has slipped an additional five months behind schedule, according the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. The facility in question is the planned Elizabeth Berger Plaza Park, which will be bounded by Greenwich Street, Edgar Street, […]

Letters

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To the editor: In August of 2016, the Battery Park City Authority presented recommendations for safety improvements to South End Avenue and West Thames Street that were developed by Stantec, a consulting company. Three options were offered, but ALL of them included: * Adding a crosswalk across South End Avenue at the entrance from Gateway […]

Ship Shape

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The most glittering event in Lower Manhattan’s spring social calendar is the annual Sailors Ball, a black-tie fete that draws sailing enthusiasts from around the region and the nation. Held in the august precincts of the historic Down Town Association club house, the April 27 event will feature dinner and dancing, cocktail and hors d’oeuvres, […]

Downtown Little League OPENING DAY

Jill Goodkind and the TriBattery Pops

“When I was a small boy in Kansas,” Dwight Eisenhower recalled near the end of his life, “a friend of mine and I went fishing. And as we sat there in the warmth of the summer afternoon on a river bank, we talked about what we wanted to do when we grew up. I told […]

Today’s Calendar April 8

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1PM Bach + 1 St. Paul’s Chapel This series features one Bach cantata each week paired with a complementary work from composers early to modern. Today, listen to Johann Sebastian Bach Bleib bei uns, den es will Abend warden, BWV 6 Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto for 3 Oboes, 3 Violins and Continuo, TWV 44:43 The […]

CLASSIFIEDS & PERSONALS Swaps & Trades Respectable Employment

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Arrivals & Departures

Maersk container ship outbound for sea

Maersk container ship outbound for sea Tuesday, April 9 Norwegian Getaway         Inbound am; outbound 7:30 pm; Bermuda Wednesday, April 10 Azamara Journey Inbound 7:15 am (Bayonne); outbound 5:30 pm; Bermuda Saturday, April 13 Norwegian Getaway Inbound 6:15 am; outbound 3:30 pm; Nassau Anthem of the Seas Inbound 5:30 am (Bayonne); outbound […]

Today in History April 8

A page from The Gutenberg Bible

The Gutenberg Bible was among the earliest books printed using mass-produced movable metal type in Europe and marked the start of the age of printed books in the West. 451 – Attila’s Huns plunder Metz 529 – First draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (“Body of Civil Law“) is issued by order of Justinian I, Eastern […]