Category Archives: Parks

Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

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

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 3

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

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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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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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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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Ducklings now mature and flying

August 17, 2014- This year’s batch of ducklings survived, thanks to community feedings. Their wings are now mature and they are flying.

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This is the $4 Million Pier-A museum you paid for

Update August 15- The floor plans of the visitor are now available. It is nothing but a wall of pictures, as we predicted June 3rd before the SLA.

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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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Collect Pond dry

August 9, 2014- The newly opened Collect Pond by the strip of courts on Centre Street is now closed again for repairs.

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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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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Help us find the missing PEP

July 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer A viewer commented today, “Where have all the PEP gone?”.

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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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Ducklings soon will fly

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

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Flowers in BPC 7-17-2014

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BatteryPark.TV gets results, water turned on at Kowsky Plaza

July 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, the BPCA has jerry-rigged a series of hoses to supply water to the dog run and kids playground at Kowsky Plaza.

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Shark!

November 22, 2009- There are sharks in Battery Park City, literally and metaphorically. An angler on the esplanade caught this small sand shark on Sunday.

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Photos 7-13-2014

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PEP refuse to enforce West Thames grass field rules, leading to destruction of grass

June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA is still refusing to acknowledge that the strip of land along the West Side Highway is now BPCA responsibility, per

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