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[media-credit id=5 align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]  Battery Park City resident Jenifer Rajkumar, 30, has just been named a “40 under 40” rising star by the political media outlet City & State. Rajkumar [RAHJ ko mar] became a Democratic district leader in 2011 for B.P.C., the Financial District and the South Street Seaport. A graduate of Stanford Law […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS & KAITLYN MEADE  |  Battery Park City has received most of the city’s media attention following Hurricane Sandy. But, of all the neighborhoods in Lower Manhattan, the South Street Seaport suffered the most damage, having experienced an eight-foot water surge that destroyed the interiors of many area businesses. Front Street business owners, […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS |  After receiving much praise from locals, developer Howard Hughes Corporation’s plan for the overhaul of Pier 17 is now getting a wave of negative feedback about the view obstructions the plan would cause at the Seaport. In its application to the city, Howard Hughes has requested a waiver of requirements concerning […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON   |  Downtowners once again are coming together, helping their neighbors — so the comparisons between Hurricane Sandy and 9/11 are natural. The key difference is that the devastating and tragic loss of life this time does not approach the magnitude of the attack 11 years ago. That of course does not make […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE |  When Hurricane Sandy rolled toward the East Coast, the city immediately began to prepare for emergency conditions, including evacuation. Yet fewer people seemed worried about the storm after Irene failed to cause the damage predicted last year. Shortly before noon on Sun., Oct. 28, Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked residents to evacuate the […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE | Miraculously, the vessels docked at South Street Seaport Museum, located at 12 Fulton St., fared better during hurricane Sandy than many of the landlocked businesses nearby. All seven ships made it through the storm with little to no damage. In a press release issued by the South Street Seaport Museum on […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  | Summer breezed by much too fast again this year. Am I the only one who still hasn’t broken out her winter wear? Goblin-gook… The end of the month is looming! All of you who love treats, scary stuff and dressing up should gather around again for the 23rd annual trick-or-treat event in […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  The august, Upper East Side edifices housing the Museum of the City of New York and its neighbor, the New York Academy of Medicine, were the setting of a recent gala to benefit the much more humble South Street Seaport Museum. A year ago, the South Street Seaport Museum almost […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Starting next year, workers will begin building a street-like network of shops overlooking the East River, so long as the swanky design by the Howard Hughes Corporation wins approval from various city agencies. Officials representing Howard Hughes Corp., the leaseholder of the South Street Seaport, and the company’s commissioned firm, SHoP […]

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BY HELAINA HOVITZ | Chinatown is finally starting to clean up its act. On Mon., Oct. 8, the Chinatown District Management Association, the neighborhood’s Business Improvement District, announced that a new sanitation initiative is officially underway. An eight-member Clean Team will be hitting the streets seven days a week between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. to […]

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