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People stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York on August 23, 2011 causing buildings to be evacuated. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Many New Yorkers Wondering About Strength, Safety Of City Buildings After 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

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?

08/24/2011

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Police: 3-Year-Old Boy Found Wandering Alone In Battery Park City

The child’s 20-year-old mother is currently at Bellevue Hospital, where she has been admitted as an emotionally disturbed person.

07/25/2011

Cigarette smoking

Neighborhood Residents Worry That Battery Park Could Become ‘Smoker’s Paradise’

Some New York city residents are furious about the Big Apple’s new smoking ban in public parks. Their anger, however, is not because they’re smokers – it’s because they’re not, and they’re worried that exceptions to the ban may make their neighborhood park a smoker’s paradise.

05/26/2011

Lower Manhattan is seen from Delta # 2555 - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Lower Manhattan Population Blossoms Years After 9/11 Attacks

Once upon a time, downtown would become a ghost time after the trading day ended. But things are changing.

03/30/2011

Cash

Watchdog Says NYC Agency Squandered Cash

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state watchdog says the public authority that oversees Battery Park City in Manhattan wasted nearly $350,000 over three years on parties, picnics and catered lunches. Inspector General Joseph Fisch said […]

11/06/2010

Photo/Steve Sandberg

Battery Park Residents Frustrated With Goldman Sachs Ferries

Residents in Battery Park City are tired of the noise emanating from ferries being used by Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs to shuttle its employees back and forth across the Hudson River.

1010 WINS–08/02/2010

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