Category Archives: Outdoor events

Images from the Irish Memorial in Battery Park

April 22, 2015- To learn more, the designer of the memorial will be giving a tour on May 3rd at 2:00 PM.

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Meet the architect of the Irish Memorial on May 3rd

April 21, 2015- On May 3rd at 2:00 PM, the architect of the Irish Memorial, Brian Tolle, will

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Notes from the April BPCA board meeting

April 20, 2015- On April 14th, the BPCA board convened. The video was not made available,

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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Crowd funding for Shakespeare Downtown

April 15, 2015- The people putting together the Shakespeare Downtown to be performed inside

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IMG’s Fashion Week does not choose WTC for new home

Update April 13, 2015- Well, we tried to lobby all the powers that be, but failed. IMG’s Fashion

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Another pointless running race disturbs the peace in BPC

Update April 10, 2015- This event was discussed at the CB1 meeting this week. Apparently,

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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Confirmed: BPCA wants the Irish Memorial “to go away”

March 17, 2017- A year later and nothing has changed, and it is intentional. A BPCA insider told

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.

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Exclusive: BPCA takes aim at Little League monopoly of ballfields

February 14, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has learned that the BPCA is reducing the number of ballfield

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We interviewed the founders of the new

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Exclusive: Embezzlement uncovered within Downtown Little League

(2,500 people have read this post as of February 15, 2015) Update February 13, 2015- A member of the Downtown Little League board is telling people that

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Lengthy RFP for contractors not required by law before replacing ballfield turf

Update: February 15, 2013 Although progress has been made at removing the ballfields old turf, the replacement work has been delayed

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The declining butterfly population in North America

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The government is making efforts to set aside land to help repopulate the declining Monarch butterfly

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Sunsets over New York Harbor

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Christmas Tree lighting

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When hell freezes over

November 19, 2014- Before this park was built, there

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Estuarium at Pier 26 set to begin construction in 2017? Really?

December 5, 2014- The NYT reported on a press release from the HRPT that claims the estuarium at Pier 26 will begin construction in 2017.

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