Posts Tagged ‘Lower Manhattan’

Is Local Senator Dan Squadron Becoming a Rock Star?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Is Dan Squadron on the verge of becoming a rock star? In the May 31st Rolling Stone – the magazine’s “Big Issue” – MSNBC’sChris Hayes names Squadron as one of his four choices for “What Should Be Big”, along with “outrage over watering-down of Dodd-Frank Act”, “the death of the solar industry”, and the high-brow culture magazine Jacobin. Writes Hughes, [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Thief Sprays Clerk in Face

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Unclean Getaway Around 3 p.m. on a recent Sunday, a store clerk at a Financial District department store observed a man shoplifting on the premises. The 57-year-old clerk pursued the man, who reacted to the chase by spraying the clerk in the eyes with an unknown substance. The thief then dropped the bag containing the [&hellip
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Light On…In Lower Manhattan

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Business, Our Town

Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush fills us in on new openings in Lower Manhattan It seemed this winter that the supply of new businesses opening in North Battery Park City was endless, and in fact this column will soon see yet another crop. The final two that I know of are expected to open in time [&hellip
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Roosevelt’s Island of Vice

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Lifestyle, Our Town

by Courtney Holbrook Whether he’s researching the strange methods of 19th-century scientists or on the trail of 17th-century pirates, author, historian and journalist Richard Zacks has an eye for the juicy bits in history. Now, the bestselling author of The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd and three other books has a new [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

LOWER MANHATTAN DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE HOLDS LOVE STORY CONTEST Did you meet your soulmate by chance along the promenade of Battery Park City? On the Wall Street trading floor? During your lunch hour in City Hall Park? Whatever your Lower Manhattan love story is, the Downtown Alliance wants to hear it. In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, [&hellip
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Julie Menin, Chair of Community Board 1

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

There will continue to be explosive residential growth in Lower Manhattan as the population is expected to double in the next five years, just as it doubled in the past 10 years. Construction will continue on the Peck Slip School, and we expect to locate another site for another new public school in Lower Manhattan [&hellip
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Elizabeth H. Berger, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

One World Trade Center will “top out” at 105 floors; Fiterman Hall will reopen in September to the benefit of the more than 20,000 BMCC [Borough of Manhattan Community College] students; Lower Manhattan’s residential population will continue to grow; another notable tenant will sign a large lease in Lower Manhattan; and New York City will [&hellip
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HIV/AIDS Protesters Arrested Near Zuccotti Park on World AIDS Day

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Roughly 10 people associated with a rally to support housing funding for those living with HIV/AIDS were arrested this morning at the intersection of Broadway and Park Place. Occupy Wall Street members teamed up with the rally’s organizers Housing Works, VOCAL-NY and Health GAP to celebrate World AIDS Day, while also protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s [&hellip
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