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To my neighbors in BPC, Last week a cyclist named Olga Evgleska Cook was killed by an automobile driver on Chambers Street and West Street. This could have easily been any one of the residents of Battery Park City, or even worse, one of our children, whether on a bicycle or simply walking home. My […]

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To the editor: On June 28 the Democratic registered voters of the tenth congress district will have the right to nominate to re-elect congressman Jerrold Nadler to represent them for another two years. Jerrold Nadler This election more than any other in recent times will determine whether our democratic capitalist system  now captured  and immobilized […]

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On Jun 14, 2016, we received this email: Just before 8pm on Monday June 13th, a group of 8 year-old boys was playing nicely in Rockefeller Park when 20 screaming teenagers ran onto the field. The majority of the teens claimed spots within the Pavilion while three teens took their “posts” in the middle of […]

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To the editor, I was seriously pissed as I read an article about the Battery Park City Authority’s interest in removing the colonnade on South End Avenue. The street as it is, is pleasant and allows choices of sun or shade and so on. However my more serious question is why the BPCA continues to […]

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To the editor: Re: Cycling Fatality I was extremely sorry to hear of the cyclist fatality on Chambers Street this Sunday. Sad as it, is it was no shock to hear it. I have been biking daily on these streets for over 30 years. The protected lane that travels the length of the West Side […]

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To the editor, I was seriously pissed as I read an article about the Battery Park City Authority’s interest in removing the colonnade on South End Avenue. The street as it is, is pleasant and allows choices of sun or shade and so on. However my more serious question is why the BPCA continues to […]

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Dear Editor, Ron Dowd is correct in his observation of the complete disregard that the Safety Ambassadors show to the regulations of Battery Park City and the safety of children and small animals. As every resident here is aware, as were the PEP officers, the upper deck of the esplanade is NOT for bicycles. I […]

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Dear editor: Yesterday’s BroadsheetDaily (Tues., 6/7/2016) has a great photo of an Allied Barton BPC Ambassador riding his bike on the sidewalk. I’ve seen these guys ride the wrong direction in the bike lanes, as well as on the BPC Ballfields field level walkway while kids, parents, and nannies are there for practices and general play time. […]

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It is long past time when the community needs to start considering a class action suit against the BPCA, the State of New York, Governor Cuomo, Brookfield and IGY to enforce the community’s right to access to the public parkland resources that Brookfield supposedly promised to ensure as part of its winning bid for the […]

Testimony in opposition to the Water Street Upgrades Text Amendment – N 160166 ZRM

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To: Council Member Chin cc’d: The Broadsheet  Re: Testimony in opposition to the Water Street Upgrades Text Amendment – N 160166 ZRM Dear Council Member Chin, As a Peck Slip School parent, and resident of Downtown Manhattan, I am deeply troubled by the possibility of the 17 open-air plazas and atriums on Water Street being reconfigured in […]