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Sports Camp Trends

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Many camps offer a focus on sports that can benefit even non-athletic kids For children who have a passion for sports, specialty camp experiences with a sports focus can offer a variety of benefits. Regardless of a camp’s specialty area, it is the nature of camp to help children develop into caring, resilient, compassionate, independent [&hellip
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Don’t Let Box-Blockers Slide

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

OP ED The city needs to enforce the rules against “blocking the box” in downtown traffic By Charles Eshelman Soho Mayor Bloomberg did not get voters’ approval for his “Congestion Pricing” scheme so he did everything he could to make life miserable for downtown residents. Here’s one example – the city stopped enforcing rules against [&hellip
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The Failure of Arts Education in Manhattan

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

Our city is getting a failing grade when it comes to arts education. My office just released a first-of-its-kind report, “State of the Arts,” showing that, after years of crippling cuts in Manhattan and other communities, 20 percent of our middle and high schools across New York City do not have a single, full-time certified [&hellip
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Downtown Easter Services

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Trinity Church 74 Trinity Place near Rector Street Good Friday 12 p.m. Good Friday Worship Easter Sunday 8 a.m. Easter Festive Eucharist 10 a.m. Easter Festive Eucharist for Children and Families Our Lady of Victory Church 60 William Street near Pine Street Easter Sunday 7 a.m. Easter Service 9 a.m. Easter Service 11 a.m. Easter [&hellip
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Fixing Potholes By Calling Them In

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

OP-ED The Department of Transportation, which is responsible for repairing potholes, can only address those that are reported through calls to 311 By Roseanne Levitt Soho There are “twin potholes” in the crossing between the southeast and southwest corners of Sullivan and Prince Streets in SoHo. According to an article on pothole repair in the [&hellip
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Out & About

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Dining Our Town Downtown

April 18 Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In: Splash Arts Brookfield, 220 Vesey Street 8 p.m., Free Celebrate the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival at the Tribeca Drive-In! Watch new and classic films under the stars, along with fun pre-show activities and treats for the entire family. Come early for Tails of Glory (the award-winning dancers from [&hellip
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10 At-Risk Buildings

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown

A preservation group names the historic buildings in Tribeca most at risk of tear-down Tribeca They are among the 10 most at-risk buildings downtown. The Tribeca Trust, a preservation group, has released its list of the 10 Most Endangered Buildings in the neighborhood — structures the group says are either targeted for tear-down, or in [&hellip
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