Battery Park Community Calls Decision To Postpone Essential Worker Monument, Create New Committee A 'Victory'There is an agreement that has been reached after controversy over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plans to build a monument honoring COVID-19 essential workers.
State Officials: Essential Workers Monument Will Be Built In New Location After Backlash From Battery Park City ResidentsThe original plan called for an eternal flame and 19 red maple trees at Rockefeller Park.
Battery Park City Residents Upset They Weren't Consulted On Plan To Put Up Essential Workers Monument In Area ParkGov. Andrew Cuomo plans to build a monument in Battery Park City, honoring the coronavirus pandemic's essential workers. But the project is facing growing criticism.
Gov. Cuomo: NYC Monument Honoring Essential Workers Will Be Ready By Labor DayIt will feature 19 red maple trees to symbolize the 19 groups of essential workers who served during the pandemic.
Road To Reopening: All-Day Ferry Service Between Jersey City, Manhattan Resumes MondayNY Waterway has been running ferries between Paulus Hook and Battery Park City during morning and evening rush hours only.
Memorial Honoring Puerto Rican Community, Hurricane Maria Victims Unveiled In Lower ManhattanThe multi-colored glass curves and ascending spiral were designed by architect Segundo Cardona and artist Antonio Martorell. Both are based in Puerto Rico.
Beware Of Squirrel? Parks Department Warns People Not To Feed Them Amid Reports Of Biting, ScratchingAttacks by aggressive squirrels are getting so frequent lately, the Parks Department is posting warnings pleading to visitors not to feed the animals.
NYPD: Missing Manhattan Toddler Found Safe, Nanny ArrestedGabriella Russo was returned home overnight by the nanny, 59-year-old Fatima Alexander, police said.
Search Underway After Toddler, Last Seen With Nanny, Fails To Arrive At SchoolPolice are looking for a woman and a young girl who were last seen Tuesday morning. Around noon the girl's school called Russo's parents and told them that the girl never arrived.
Parents: We Need More Crossing GuardsNYC parents say that have pleaded for more crossing guards, and that something needs to be done before someone gets hurt.
Police Capture Coyote In Lower Manhattan Police captured a coyote in lower Manhattan on Saturday morning.
South St. Seaport Resident: Neighborhood Is Still Struggling To Rebuild Following SandyFollowing Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan's South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.
Thousands Gather For Elaborate 'Dinner In White' In 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.
Residents Fear Beer Garden Will Bring Ruckus To Battery Park CityDevelopers 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.
Seen At 11: NYC Park Safety Called Into QuestionPark safety is underfunded, and the way Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are deployed is in dire need of reform, they argue.