Annual Art Exhibit Opens

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The annual art exhibit presented by the Battery Park City Parks opened on Sunday at the gallery in their headquarters. Scores of watercolors, charcoal and pen drawings were on display, the fruit of labor from dozens of students who participated in the free weekly art classes offered May through October. Inspired by the natural beautiful […]

Today in History: February 3

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1690 – First paper money in America issued in the colony of Massachusetts 1740 – Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily 1882 – Circus owner P.T. Barnum buys his world famous elephant, Jumbo. Jumbo was born in East Africa in late 1960, was captured two years later and brought […]

Today in History January 25

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1799 – First patent for a seeding machine is issued for Eliakim Spooner of Vermont 1825 – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York opens as the first engineering college in America 1840 – American naval expedition under Charles Wilkes first to identify Antarctica as a new continent 1863 – General Joseph Hooker replaces Burnside […]

Arrivals & Departures

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Many ships pass Battery Park City on their way to and from the midtown passenger ship terminal. Others may be seen on their way to or from docks in Brooklyn and Bayonne. Stated times, when appropriate, are for passing the Colgate Clock and are based on sighting histories, published schedules and intuition. they are also […]

SohoPhotoGallery

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December 2 through January 2 at the Soho Photo Gallery. 15 White Street. 212-226-8571 sohophoto.com Photos by George Grubb, Mark Santos Paul Stetzer, Pernille Westh

River Watch

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Click here for ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES Many ships pass Battery Park City on their way to and from the midtown passenger ship terminal.  Others may be seen on their way to or from docks in Brooklyn and Bayonne.  Stated times, when appropriate, are for passing the Colgate Clock and are based on sighting histories, published […]

Classifieds & Personals

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Classifieds & Personals  SEEKING PART TIME, FREE-LANCE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETER to work with published E-Bookauthor. Located Seaport Area. Should be experienced, organized,reliable. Start Date: Appx mid-Feb. Send resume and hourly rate to: poetpatsy@gmail.com Subject line: Resume COMPUTER TECH SUPPORT for individuals and small businesses. I can remove viruses, update
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Community Board Applications

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The Manhattan Borough President’s office is currently accepting applications for Community Board membership. If you would like to join your Community Board,  fill out the online application. Deadline: January 29, 2016 5pm.You will be contacted regarding the next steps in the screening and interview process. For more information, visit the Manhattan Borough
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Battery Park City Committee Meets Tonight

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AGENDA 1) Tunnel to Towers Foundation street activity permit application for Vesey Street between West Street and North End Ave. Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8amto September 25, 2016 5pm. – Resolution 2) Pier A – Update by HPH NYC 3) West Thames Lawn – Update by Robin Forst, Vice President, External Relations, Battery Park City Authority 4) Liberty
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O Say, Can You See?

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The road trip is as American as apple pie, child obesity and Wal-mart. And for those who have made this nationalistic pilgrimage know that the act of taking photographs is akin to a sacred rite. So finally, for the first time ever, a survey of the American Road trip has been undertaken by David Campany, […]