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 […]



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 […]



To the editor: Justine Cuccia is fearless. I want to push back just a little Justine. You said you were scared and frightened. Yes, of leaving your loved ones and your loved community. But never mistake you are a brave women warrior sharing your experience in an effort to improve the life of others. To publically […]



To the editor:           How long you can hold your breath was the insidious issue hovering in the air of a packed Town Hall Meeting of lower Manhattan residents and leaders in the community room of the Southbridge Towers Monday evening. The Howard Hughes Corp. wants to build a high rise at 250 […]

Today in History February 15

Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak takes a bullet meant for F.D.R.

706 – Byzantine emperor Justinian II has his predecessors Leontios and Tiberios III publicly executed in the Hippodrome of Constantinople. 1493 – While on board the Nina, Christopher Columbus writes an open letter that was widely distributed upon his return to Portugal describing his discoveries and the unexpected items he came across in the New […]



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 […]


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 […]