Battery Park City
Imagine an elaborate, flash mob, dinner party with thousands of your new-found friends. It’s one of the biggest summer events in New York City, and it’s all a mystery until guests arrive.
Developers are planning to convert the historic Pier A, which has sat empty for more than two decades, into a dining and drinking establishment that will fit more than 1,000 people.
Park safety is underfunded, and the way Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are deployed is in dire need of reform, they argue.
The would-be hit was supposed to go down on Sunday. Instead, Elena Adams, 57, was arrested in Sheepshead Bay after a meeting with an undercover investigator to allegedly discuss the murder of her husband.
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Numerous bridges have been shut and power has been cut to parts of lower Manhattan.
Bloomberg said that while those who defy the evacuation orders will not be arrested, he cautioned that it would be a selfish decision because it would potentially put first responders at risk if the residents need to be rescued.
The medians that divide the West Side Highway are being choked with trash from 59th Street to Battery Park City and the Manhattan Borough President is not happy about it.
We have SoHo and NoHo. Now there’s talk of “LoLo.” It’s the new neighborhood that would be developed along the southern tip of Manhattan.
The financial district surrounds Ground Zero, but there are also thousands of people who live there and many residents who were there on 9/11 still live near the World Trade Center.
Port Authority executive director Chris Ward says the new World Trade Center dodged a bullet in the Hurricane Irene.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered the mandatory evacuation of all residents in the coastal areas dubbed “Zone A” and also extended the mandatory evacuation zone to include all of the Rockaways.
Nearly 270,000 New Yorkers live in the low lying areas most susceptible to flooding and wind damage. The mayor has to decided to get them out of their houses before buses, subways, and commuter trains shut down at noon Saturday, and bridges possibly close as well.
Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.
There was no serious damage to structures within the five boroughs from Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake, but what if a stronger quake hit?