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Last call to vote for Battery Park’s next chair

First there were 679. Then there were 50. Now there are five. Soon there will be one. After over two years, the Battery Conservancy will crown its new chair that will be placed in Battery Park’s Oval, currently under construction. A call for chair designs rang out on July 31, 2012, and creators from 15 […]

Rebecca Lepkoff, the photographer who died Aug. 17 at 98, famously captured the street life of her native Lower East Side in the 1940s and ’50s. At left, in a game of kick the can, “prisoners” who were tagged and in “jail” are liberated as a boy kicks the can. The wall is covered with […]

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Workers were putting up a large flag mural on Church St. across from the World Trade Center on Wednesday, the day before the Sept. 11 ceremonies at the 9/11 Memorial.

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Last Sunday, in Thomas Paine Park near Worth St., the first ever Vietnamese Moon Festival in New York City had moms, dads and children enjoying arts and crafts, games and moon cakes. The little ones enjoyed the summer sun during sack and egg balancing races, while balloon animals and a lantern-making station offered the chance to […]

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On Wed., Sept. 10, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is inviting Lower Manhattan residents, 9/11 family members,  rescue and recovery workers, active duty first responders and 9/11 survivors, to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum from 5 p.m. to close. Members of these groups can book free ticket(s) to visit the museum by reserving […]

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On Thurs., Aug. 21, around 4 p.m., a police officer in an unmarked car slapped a cyclist with a ticket on Sixth Ave. just south of Prince St. The officer would not divulge to The Downtown Express what the offense was, saying the ticket was “confidential.” Police recently conducted Operation Safe Cycle, a two-week blitz […]

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“Diner en Blanc” has struck again. The dinner party keeps its location secret until, voila, thousands appear dressed in white and set up everything — tables, chairs, forks, knives, and agents of inebriation  — needed to dine. This time, the target was Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City, on Mon. Aug. 25. This year, four-time […]

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Height rules the day at city pools where children of any age may enter without adult supervision as long as they are at least eight inches taller than the water’s depth. So at the shallow children’s pool in Vesuvio Playground in Soho, 3’8” is the cutoff.

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Set against the sunset over the Hudson, local organizations and officials joined the community to honor Lower Manhattan’s cops at the First Precinct’s National Night Out Against Crime on Battery Park City’s esplanade Aug. 5.  Proclamations were presented to Captain Brendan Timoney (at right in right photo), commanding officer of the precinct, and Captain Anthony […]

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