To the editor: Kudos to CM Chin.  Support her big time.  Yes, terminate the placards unless they are strictly enforced – and – terminate the discounts given by the city to fed ex, ups and verizon  for illegal parking under the PVB Stipulated Fine Program.   These are the 3 biggest ticket violators and they […]

Today’s Calendar February 12

February 12 6PM Youth & Education Committee Community Board 1-Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Rm 2202A-North CHECK CB1’s WEBSITE FOR WEATHER RELATED NOTICES AGENDA 1) Request for additional crossing guards or traffic agents at Chambers Street for PS289 – Report 2) Eye to Eye Mentorship Program – Presentation by David Badillo, Associate Director of Partnerships and Growth 3) Request […]

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An architect's rendering for the new Blockhouse Restaurant, proposed for publicly owned land beneath the FDR Drive.

To the editor: RE: “Being Vigilant about the View” (BroadsheetDAILY February 7) The “cart before the horse” or in this case the “liquor license before the building” approach is Howard Hughes’ newest tactic to purposefully obfuscate the checks and balances of new development. As the scheme goes, if one city agency approves a seemingly benign request […]

The Down Town Glee Club


Male Singers Please Apply – The Down Town Glee Club – a male chorale founded more than ninety years ago, is searching for singers in all voice parts, to supplement our ranks for the annual Spring Concert, to be held on Thursday, May 9.   The concert –  Lost in the Stars – will celebrate the […]

Statuary in Motion

Double Check 2019

Double Check, the bronze statue of a busy executive that has resided since 1982 in Zuccotti Park, has moved across the street, and is now perched at the northwest corner of Broadway and Liberty Street. This is just one among many mobile pieces in Lower Manhattan’s inventory of public art.     Fearless Girl, the bronze […]

Debate Over Proposed Seaport Brownfield Remediation

250 Water Street

Re: “Don’t-Drink-the-Water Street” (BroadsheetDAILY Jan. 30, 2019) To the editor: Residents in the neighborhood are resisting by making their objections known to allowing the Seaport 250 Water LLC, an entity owned by the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC), to begin brownfield remediation on the property they designate as 250 Water Street (aka 304 Pearl Street). HHC’s […]

February 4

Betty Friedan, American author and activist
February 4 - 1921 ~  February 4 2006

*960 – The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries. *1555 – John Rogers is burned at the stake, becoming the first English Protestant martyr under Mary I of England. *1703 – In Edo (now Tokyo), all but one […]

“Confection Defection”


To the editor: In your (BroadsheetDAILY)January 21st article, “Confection Defection,” Matthew Fenton wrote that “But one of the member nations of the G20 is Saudi Arabia. Although this fact has never inspired controversy in any of the dozens of other sites where Candy Nations has been exhibited in the last eight years, a predictable furor […]