Posts Tagged ‘Lower Manhattan’

DOE Increases Spots at Soon to Be Opened Downtown School

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

By Lillian Rizzo Lower Manhattan’s Peck Slip School has been given an additional number of seats for students, and it hasn’t even opened its doors yet. The news came yesterday as advocates such as the Community Education Council, Community Board 1 and Assemblyman Sheldon Silver pushed for a solution to overcrowded schools in the Downtown [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

St. Mark’s Bookshop Secures Lease Reduction

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

FINANCIAL DISTRICT UPDATES FROM OCCUPY WALL STREET • According to NY1, organizers of Occupy Wall Street have set up a military tent to create a safe space for female protestors sleeping in the movement’s home base in Zuccotti Park. The safety of female protestors was recently called into question after two confirmed cases of sexual [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Hotel Chantelle Celebrates a Week of Frights

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown

By Veronica Hoglund Though last Saturday’s weather may have gotten us all a little scared, Monday’s Halloween festivities managed to bring all of the city’s monsters out and about town. At Hotel Chantelle, in Lower Manhattan on Ludlow Street, goblins and ghouls, and everything in between celebrated the spooktacular night with drinks and dancing. In [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Last Known Address

Written by admin on . Posted in Real Estate

By Marissa Maier Douglas Keister started out as a photographer, but it wasn’t until nearly a decade ago that he married his profession with two of his passions: writing and cemeteries. To Keister, who has documented both foreign and domestic resting places from Scotland and Italy to Oakland and Dixieland, cemeteries are “pure environments, [they’re] [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

NYU’s Community Builder

Written by admin on . Posted in Special Sections

At three cultural institutions at New York University, where writers and intellectuals gather, inspiration comes in the form of a 26-year-old custodian. On paper, Daniel Fernandez’s job is simple to the point of mundane: he cleans and moves furniture for events under the auspices of Collins Building Services, Inc. Specifically, he helps maintain the Lillian [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

..