Bike path terror
One would think bike paths are safer than city streets for bicycles. And one would hope a bike path that’s clearly separated from the street by a planted median with a low wall, such as the Hudson River bike path, would be even safer. But, tragically, just within the last five months, there have been two bicyclists killed on the Hudson River bike path.
Love cars, kill cyclists on ‘greenway’ path
By Charles Komanoff
Another week, another dead cyclist. Last Friday evening, 27-year-old Eugenio Cidron left a party at Chelsea Piers, steered his silver BMW onto the no-cars-allowed Hudson River Greenway and drove south for a mile a mile! until he smashed head-on into 22-year-old Eric Ng just north of Houston St., killing him instantly.
Letters to the editor
The Penny Post
By Andrei Codrescu
How sad is everything? Driving north through Mississippi and northern Louisiana under a huge empty sky, I get the feeling that this world is abandoned. A wooden church spire sticks out of a vast expanse of flatland.
Downtown Express photos by Tequila Minsky
Birds of a feather reflect together
It got a little cooler Sunday but the sun was out, and there were signs Downtown that perhaps there was still time before winter.
Marcia Lemmon, 48, scourge of bar owners dies
By Lincoln Anderson
Marcia Lemmon, the bane of Downtown bar owners and a fighter for quality of life on the Lower East Side, died on Saturday. She was 48.
Students enter P.S. 89, which has the third most crowded fourth grade in the city, according to an analysis of the city’s numbers by Downtown Express.
City: P.S. 89 building has room, classes are crowded
Immigration foes stage memorial without actress’s family
By Lori Haught
During the day the sky was gray, just like the issue. By nightfall, the sky was black, and passersby and participants in the memorial for Adrienne Shelly only saw black and white where immigration was concerned.
State, neighbors near compromise on W. Thames Park
By Skye H. McFarlane
It was standing room only Monday night in Battery Park City, as Route 9A Project officials faced off with nearly 100 angry dog owners, gardeners and children holding hand-made “Save Our Park!” posters.
Aria over recess, middle schoolers try opera
By Priya Idiculla
The Hudson River Opera Company is full of carpenters, composers, writers, electricians, and performers, and all of them are in the seventh grade at I.S. 89.
On the waterfront
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ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the 4th annual Wall Street Rising Toy Drive. The United States Marine Corps will distribute the toys to needy children in the community. Continues thru Dec. 15; Mon. - Fri. from 9am - 6pm. WALL STREET RISING DOWNTOWN INFORMATION CENTER, 55 Exchange Place, bet Broad & William Sts., Suite 401. 212-425-INFO. www.downtowninfocenter.org. All toy donors will receive a free 3-day pass to Equinox Fitness located at 54 Murray St.
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