Category Archives: Outdoor events

Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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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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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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NYT gives good review to Downtown Dance Festival

August 22, 2014- If you think that some restaurant reviewers are overly critical, try reading the arts sections and reviews of dance theaters.

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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Cool music arrives to Seaport

August 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was talking to a very senior TV executive on

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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Battery Dance Company Presents The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival

August 17, 2014- The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival kicked off tonight.

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 5

August 21, 2014- The final day of the Downtown Dance Festival

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 3

August 19, 2014- The third day of the Downtown Dance Festival

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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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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First Precint’s National Night Out

August 5, 2014- This year’s Night Out was produced much better, with a band, balloons, and more attendance due to greater promotion.

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A blonde invasion

June 20, 2014- Tomorrow is the longest day of the year, and the Swedes celebrate the Summer Solstice with a Midsummer’s Night event

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

July 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Catherine McVay Hughes and the other geniuses of the CB1 have helped make the newly vacated spot south of Ground Zero

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Pier 26 kayaks arrive

July 6, 2014- The Pier 26 boathouse finally has the kayaks that have been at Pier 40 for so many years.

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Ducks test new wings

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Scammers at the Farmers’ Market?

Update: June 30, 2011 A more genuine farmer’s market already The farmer’s market at the WFC seems more authentic already, since our first story. Gone are the corn and watermelon in June that were

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Fireworks 7-22-2014

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Ducklings soon will fly

Update July 24, 2014- The three are now close to flying.

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