The Future of Wagner Park

Wagner Park from Pier A

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 […]

Tribeca Alliance Partnership

Tribeca West Broadway and Chambers Street

  Tribeca Alliance Partnership is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers from our community in support of neighborhood goals.    We are merchants, residents, community representatives and others who have an interest in seeing that Tribeca remains a desirable neighborhood enriched by its small businesses.  Our goal is to build a strong and unified […]

Curating an Artifact of the Unthinkable

The rail car was loaded onto a truck bound for Battery Park City
after its transatlantic voyage.

The rail car was loaded onto a truck bound for Battery Park City  after its transatlantic voyage. (Editor’s Note: The author, David Cohen, is a 36-year resident of Battery Park City and the co-founder of Masterpiece International, a firm based in Lower Manhattan that specializes in transporting fine art objects for most of the world’s […]



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


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, […]


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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 […]

The Lost Lighthouses of New York Harbor

Light house in New York harbor

In 1914 Charles Gilbert Hine described the view from Grimes Hill, Staten Island: “At night there are within view from here eight lighthouses and two light-ships-the Highland light, the two lights on Sandy Hook, Romer Shoal light, West Bank light, the red flash of Norton’s Point at the west end of Coney Island, and toward […]