From Prison Shoal to Mussel Beach

Among the many features of the Eco-Park that are intended to evoke and advance environmental concerns and a series of sand dunes and lawns.

Among the many features of the Eco-Park that are intended to evoke and advance environmental concerns and a series of sand dunes and lawns. Downtown’s list of great public spaces has increased by one, with the opening on April 19 of a new “Eco-Park” at Pier 35, on the East River shoreline, in the Two […]

Today in History

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Sigmund Freud 1449 – Anti-pope Felix V resigns 1507 – Geographer Martin Waldseemuller first used name America 1684 – Patent granted for thimble 1792 – Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier 1850 – Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices 1859 – Ground broken for Suez Canal […]

The Future of Wagner Park

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Battery Park City Partners & Friends: Last week with Community Board 1, BPCA hosted a design workshop activity for the Wagner Park portion of the South Battery Park City Resiliency Project. That session captured feedback and input from the greater BPC community on how they experience and use Wagner Park currently, and how they envision […]

Buckle My Shoe

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On Saturday May 4 from 10AM – 1PM, parents and their young children are invited to Buckle My Shoe’s Interactive Science Fair in Tribeca. Students at Buckle My Shoe, ages three months through Pre-K explore science through observing and testing and discovering the laws of attraction, pressure, energy, magnetism, sound, density and light. Young children think […]

Today’s Calendar

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10AM Poem in Your Pocket Poets House Join Poets House for Poem in Your Pocket Day, a national initiative that promotes poetry, including a haiku workshop with Amy Losak as well as interactive performances and pocket-sized poems. 10 River Terrace. 6PM Poem in Your Pocket Read-In Battery Park City Parks  Celebrate National Poetry Month at […]