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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  |  Approximately 50 parents and children spent Friday night, Oct. 21, in Zuccotti Park as part of a “Parents for Occupy Wall Street” event that took place in a special, cordoned-off area of the park near the Joie de Vivre sculpture. Originally planned for Oct. 14, the slumber party was postponed in […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  | More visitors continued to flock to Zuccotti Park, and Community Board 1 continued to try to liaise with the protestors that are camping out there, as Occupy Wall Street entered its fourth week on Saturday. Over a thousand protesters gathered on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Washington Square Park to hold a […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Three-year-old Tribeca youngster Ozzie Carty was riding his scooter to Washington Market park on Friday, Sept. 30, when a cab hit him and knocked him down at the intersection of Greenwich and Duane Streets. While Ozzie was spared any noticeable injuries, Richard and Sonia Carty, the toddler’s shaken parents, continue to monitor […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  |  “I think we established a dialogue,” said Pat Moore, chair of Community Board 1’s Quality of Life Committee, about an informal meeting held on October 3 with some members of the Occupy Wall Street group who are camped in Zuccotti Park. The purpose was to discuss ways in which relations between […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  The goal of Community Board 1’s new Housing Committee, is “to allow people to have tenure in the community,” said committee chair Tom Goodkind. “It should be up to you, not the conditions you’re living in, to move out of your home,” Goodkind told the audience on Monday, Sept. 26, as […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  After months of meetings, the NYC Department of Transportation has come up with a concrete plan to manage the influx of tour buses expected to arrive Downtown starting next month for the opening of the National Sept. 11th Memorial. Lower Manhattan is anticipating a notable increase in tour buses once the […]

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Maybe it’s just us, but as the pages of the calendar continue to turn, bringing us one day closer to the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, we feel as if we are already seeing more tour buses on Lower Manhattan streets. In actuality this is probably not the case, but is perhaps a manifestation […]

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The Hands Across Lower Manhattan event, hosted by Community Board 1, is now official. Beginning this Thursday, Aug. 11, members of the public can log onto www.handinhand911.org to register for the event, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10. People will be able to register as individuals or as a group. “Several days before […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  | Get ready for a new and improved department store in Lower Manhattan. Century 21’s Downtown branch is expanding three floors up, widening its clothing aisles and shifting its merchandise check-in system from the street into the store, according to company officials who presented the renovation plans to Community Board 1’s Financial […]

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Few might know that residential life in Lower Manhattan is rooted in affordable housing, at least according to Community Board 1 member Tom Goodkind, chair of the board’s Affordable Housing Task Force. The board is hoping to spread the word and to encourage low-income housing in Downtown with the publication of its affordable housing guide. […]

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