The Battery Park City Authority, as part of a major climate resilience plan, will tear down the park and elevate it by 10 feet to “protect the neighborhood from flooding, storm surge and rising sea levels.” The construction follows years of protests and litigation by downtown residents who object to the agency’s plan and who offered an alternative.Read More
Month: April 2023
Apr, 2023 | Neighborhood
Museums, shows, cultural events and even Costco are a short ride away at no cost for Manhattan’s older adults thanks to the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens’ (NYFSC) Community Arranged Resident Transportation Program (Project CART).Read More
Apr, 2023 | Culture
Suddenly, all has changed: Life as you once knew it, ignored it, rarely appreciated it—is gone. In its place is a Rod Serling-perspired, alternative universe of places not misplaced, but replaced. The old town square once so familiar is now a parallelogram.Read More
The Cherry Lane had a great history of doing Off Broadway plays starting in the 1920s when Eugene O’Neill, America’s greatest playwright, was doing his early plays at The Provincetown Playhouse on MacDougal Street in the heart of the Village.Read More
Apr, 2023 | History
Parks are often the heart of a neighborhood, but public markets can serve that vital uniting function as well. A case in point is the Jefferson Market, bounded by Sixth Avenue, Greenwich Avenue, Christopher Street and West Tenth Street, forming a triangular block.Read More
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- Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?