City finds space for next year’s school crowds
By Julie Shapiro
The city will open an incubator school in Tweed Courthouse in September to alleviate the overcrowding in Lower Manhattan’s schools until the two new schools under construction open.
Landmarks Commission slams Seaport project despite city support
By Julie Shapiro
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission had harsh words Tuesday for General Growth Properties, the developer hoping to revamp the South St. Seaport.
Serving up vegan food in the land of red meat
By Kristina Puga
If there was one word to describe Larry Fleming, the 60-year-old owner of the Financial District vegan restaurant, Little Lad’s Basket Bakery & Cafe, it would be indefatigable.
L.M.D.C. school money is tardy once again
Lane isn’t ‘grand,’ cry some in Little Italy and Soho
By Jefferson Siegel
A new, green-hued bike lane traversing Soho, Chinatown and Little Italy has many storeowners seeing red, fearful the lane’s presence will hurt business and create a dangerous situation.
Facebook youth fuel gay marriage rally Downtown
We’ll be ‘better neighbors’ as we rebuild the W.T.C.
By Chris Ward
Last month, as the result of Governor Paterson’s call for a more transparent and accountable process, I presented a roadmap to get the World Trade Center rebuilding on track — one that outlined aggressive yet realistic timelines for all of the major projects, as well as interim milestones so the public can track the Port Authority’s progress and hold us accountable.
Working to open the memorial as soon as we can
By Joe Daniels
With the help of over 84,000 supporters, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (NS11MM) has made significant progress over the course of the past year in creating what will be the heart of the rebuilt World Trade Center site.
Downtown will rise again. It always does
By Larry A. Silverstein
Just as Downtown was enjoying its strongest period of economic development and progress since the attacks of Sept. 11th, Wall St. found itself at the center of the financial hurricane of 2008.
We’re expanding our turf to fix Pier A
By Jim Cavanaugh
As the end of 2008 draws near, the Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority is once again pleased to provide the Downtown community a glimpse of the projects nearing completion, and what lies ahead in the future.