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The dusting of snow at the close of 2012 mostly melted on the hot sidewalks of Lower Manhattan, however, Hudson River Park’s boardwalk and the wild environs that surround it maintained the dusting a little longer.

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BY KAITLYN MEADE | No, you can’t take them home and they won’t cuddle with you in the winter, but the trees up for adoption at Hudson River Park are worthy acquisitions for any avid arborist. Their upkeep is relatively hassle-free — just sunlight and water — and is taken care of by the park […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Three months ago, Douglas Durst unveiled an alternative plan for Pier 40. Then, in recent weeks, the high-profile developer declared the aging West Houston St. pier’s piles could be repaired for as little as around one-third of what the Hudson River Park Trust has been saying — just $30 million versus […]

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Superstorm Sandy has brought new emphasis to questions surrounding Hudson River Park,  but one thing remains unchanged: It needs money. The storm showed that much of the park can withstand heavy floods so our well-documented reasons for its importance — it is responsible for real world economic gains as it dramatically improves quality of life […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Most buildings in Tribeca survived the record-breaking Superstorm Sandy that ravaged the area — with the exception of Downtown’s largest youth community center. The Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center was completely submerged in water in the hours after the storm passed through the city, rendering its space kaput, according to executive […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE |  Despite widespread alarm when the Consolidated Edison Company of New York shut off power to protect Lower Manhattan from Hurricane Sandy, the Hudson River Park Trust could only breathe a sigh of relief. Pier 40, the deteriorating pier near Houston St., narrowly avoided catastrophe during the storm. Madelyn Wils, president of the […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Hudson River Park, known as a quiet oasis from the hustle and bustle of Downtown, was the setting of a sexual assault on Sat., Sept. 22 — the second such incident to transpire in Lower Manhattan in the last two weeks. Shortly after 5 a.m. before the break of dawn, a stranger […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Lower Manhattan tourism has been booming ever since last year’s opening of the National Sept. 11 Memorial. The surging influx of out-of-towners, however, has come with its own set of problems that Downtown residents, elected officials and group leaders are hoping to solve. That was the topic of discussion at a […]

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 BY ALINE REYNOLDS | Hudson River Park, known as a quiet oasis from the hustle and bustle of Downtown, was the setting of a sexual assault on Sat., Sept. 22 — the second rape to occur in Lower Manhattan in the last two weeks. Shortly after 5 a.m. before the break of dawn, a stranger tried […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  More than 250 people packed St. Paul’s Chapel near City Hall on Thurs., May 31 to hear Hudson River Park Trust president Madelyn Wils present a recent study’s finding that market-rate residential housing on Pier 40 could offer the best hope for saving both the cash-starved park and the crumbling pier […]

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