Category Archives: Outdoor events

Vikings invade BPC

September 18, 2016-

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

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Please do not come back, Dîner en Blanc

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.

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New renderings of the proposed WTC performing arts center

September 8, 2016- The NYT reports on the new designs for the WTC performing arts center. the Frank Gehry

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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich.

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The Roots and Drive-By Truckers to play the esplanade July 12, 13

July 8, 2016

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July 4th historical stuff to do during the day

June 29, 2016- Most people have no idea how much Lower Manhattan played a role in the American

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Images from the Swedish Midsummer Festival 2016

June 24, 2016

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The Battery great lawn finally opens

Update June 25, 2016- The lawn will open tomorrow, finally, more than a year after it was re-sodded.

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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$400,000 salary executives of 9/11 Memorial are charging $24 admission

Update June 23, 2016- Joe Daniels, one the people making $400,000 to run the 9/11 Memorial, has been ousted.

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Today is Summer Solstice

June 20, 2016- Today is the longest day of the year, in terms of sunlight. It is called Summer or June Solstice.

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To be or not to be?

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Sea sheep

May 28, 2016- The 8 ducklings are still alive. This is unusual. They normally have at least one or two die.

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Port Authority decisions make the 1 WTC observatory a failure

May 29, 2016- The NYT has a lengthy article about the failure of the 1 WTC observatory and 9/11 memorial.

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Letter: Why is the HRPT allowing Pier-26 to turn into an eyesore?

May 21, 2016- Letter to the Editor: I’m a West Side resident and I commute daily to lower Manhattan by bike using the Hudson

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Photos: Central Park by 86th Street.

May 23, 2016

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It’s official. Canadians have stolen the public park North Cove Marina from you.

Update May 23, 2016- The CB1 discussed the new policy that makes the docks off-limits. Members

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