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By KAITLYN MEADE  |  The Friends of Delury Square Park are hosting their first Spring Planting Day on Sat., June 1 to spruce up the small but well-loved — and used — green space on the corner of Fulton and Gold Sts. This is the group’s second big event since its creation last year. “It’s […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  The New Amsterdam Market will be back in the South Street Seaport this summer on a limited basis. The market, which showcases local and regional food producers and small businesses that use their products, will hold monthly markets on South St. between Beekman St. and Peck Slip, starting Sun. June […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | Let’s hope that the weather is not too hot and not too rainy this summer. Judging by what happened at the South Street Seaport over the Memorial Day weekend, when the weather is good, the crowds will come. The Howard Hughes Corporation, which has a long-term lease on parts of […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE AND JOSH ROGERS  |  Community Board 1’s Youth and Education Committee is calling for P.S. 150 to move to a larger  school building somewhere in Lower Manhattan rather than go up to Chelsea, as the city proposed last month. While a hypothetical relocation to a larger school raised some eyebrows, the handful […]

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The wait continues for solutions to Lower Manhattan’s perennial school waitlists. In a sense, the problem is unavoidable, given the city until now has decided not to make accurate population projections Downtown. There’s no sense continuing to beat up the Department of Education when there are real, immediate decisions that the city could make right […]

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By JEFFERSON SIEGEL  | Under a dazzling spring sun, City Councilmember Margaret Chin formally announced her campaign for a second term on Sun., May 5. Dozens, including local activists and powerhouse political allies like Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, filled the steps of Independence Plaza North in Tribeca to show their support […]

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Brookfield Place leasing: Brookfield Office Properties, the owner of the four buildings formerly known as Battery Park City’s World Financial Center, announced that it has signed a new 16-year lease with GFK US Holdings for 75,000 square feet at 200 Liberty St. and another new 16-year-lease with Regus for 55,000 square feet at 200 Vesey […]

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Occupy Return We thought a few attendees were ready to shout “may day” at last week’s Community Board 1 meeting when two members of Occupy Wall Street said they would be back in Zuccotti Park May 1. Pat Moore, and other residents wanted to make sure there would not be drumming again, and that the […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS | April 7 was a happy day for Bettina Teodoro. It was the Downtown Little League’s opening day, but more importantly, it was the day she read the letter accepting her 5-year-old son to her first choice elementary school, P.S. 150 in Tribeca. “We were so excited we had a six-year plan,” […]

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By KAITLYN MEADE and JOSH ROGERS | When the school waitlists were tallied in April, 148 kids were left without a seat Downtown — and now parents and community leaders are searching for an alternative to the Department of Education’s knee-jerk reaction to send students to seats outside their neighborhood. At Community Board 1’s full […]

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