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THURSDAY, MARCH 12 POETS HOUSE 10 River Terrace, poetshouse.org/ Tiny Poets Time, a poetry reading for toddlers, every Thursday morning. Ages 1-3 years | Free | 10:00 am NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH 175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  There have been some parking growing pains in Battery Park City since the N.Y.P.D.’s Intelligence Division recently moved to Brookfield Place at 250 Vesey St. The unit, which was located in Chelsea, has taken over some parking in the northern end of Battery Park City. Some residents have complained that […]

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By Luis Vazquez  | If you ask someone to name New York’s best shopping districts, chances are you will hear Fifth Ave., Madison Ave., Herald Square and, of course, Soho. But very soon, you will start hearing the Financial District added to the mix. And not just for shopping, but for food as well. Indeed, over […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The long-awaited SeaGlass carousel in Battery Park will open this Memorial Day. “This harsh winter has posed some obstacles,” but the carousel is expected to open at the end of May, said Anna Morrison, executive assistant to the president of the Battery Conservancy. The $16 million SeaGlass carousel boasts 30 […]

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Lunar New Year celebrations traveled a little further Downtown from Chinatown Sun., March 1, when local families got in on the lion and dragon dancing fun to help benefit the Old Seaport Alliance.

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-By Janel Bladow |March roared in dropping a cold flurry on our neighborhood. But four boys from Southbridge Towers found a way to turn the last blast of winter (we hope) into a fun, creative adventure. They built an igloo in the snow pile at the end of Water and Beekman Sts. to the delight […]

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Enter artist Yung Oh Le Page’s studio and it is easy to see why children get excited. First, there is the mini-golf hole that Le Page and elementary school students at Pine Street School are constructing. Boxes outline its frame while poles with shapes on top — like planets — stand sentinel. But this mini-golf […]

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A “swirling spectacle” of sculptures will be installed at the top of the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place starting Mar. 26. “Soft Spin,” an installation of six massive fabric forms by Canadian artist Heather Nicol, will be on view until April 24 and open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the atrium near […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Posted March 11, 2015) The Battery Park City Authority has opened up the permit process for the neighborhood’s ballfields, planting seeds of doubt and concern for future field time for local groups. “We weren’t particularly happy about that,” Anthony Notaro, chairperson of Community Board 1’s Battery Park City Committee, said […]

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Joel Getreu, a disbarred lawyer that had offices in the Financial District, has been charged with stealing more than $450,000 in settlement funds intended for his clients, according Cyrus Vance, Jr., Manhattan’s district attorney. He was charged in an indictment in New York State Supreme Court with a scheme to defraud in the first degree, […]

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