Newsstand Nixed (Again)

The newsstand currently operated by Abdur Patwary at the corner of Greenwich and Murray Streets.

The newsstand currently operated by Abdur Patwary at the corner of Greenwich and Murray Streets. Community Board 1 (CB1) is urging the City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to reject an application by a Tribeca newsstand operator to open a second kiosk one block away from his current location. The applicant, Abdur Patwary, first came […]

Today in History

Electro the Smoking Moto Man  1939 NY World's Fair

Click here to watch “Electro the Smoking Moto Man” at the 1939 World’s Fair Electro can count to five and, even though he’s only two years old, he can smoke! 311 – Emperor Galerius legally recognizes Christians in the Roman Empire 1315 – Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon. 1492 – […]

Letters

Canal Street rushhour traffic

To the editor: Two way tolls on the Verrazzano Bridge should make an enormous difference in the amount of truck traffic those of us living below Canal Street endure daily as we risk our lives trying to navigate crosswalks in an attempt to get to and from home. Since one way tolls began in 1986, […]

Today’s Calendar

Battery Park City esplanade

5:30PM Battery Park City Book Club New York Public Library Join the Battery Park Book Club for a lively discussion of a great book. This month’s book is Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner. Battery Park City branch of the New York Public Library. 175 North End Avenue. 7PM Epic Voices: Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems […]