Downtown Post NYC
December 2013-January 2014
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Dec. 16, 2013: Plaza honoring Elizabeth H. Berger dedicated at Edgar St.; Trinity Wall Street's "Messiah"
Dec. 18, 2013: Community Board 1's Seaport Committee at odds with The Howard Hughes Corp. over Seaport ice skating rink; C.B. 1 plans Town Hall meeting for Jan. 13, 2014 to air ideas for the Seaport; Panel of physicians at the New York Academy of Sciences discusses "near death" and "out-of-body" experiences
Dec. 20, 2013: Battery Park City Authority uncommunicative about personnel and policy changes; Holiday shopping at the South Street Seaport Museum
Dec. 23, 2013: New-York Historical Society and South Street Seaport Museum still talking about mutual future; New Year's Eve cruises on New York harbor
Dec. 25, 2013: Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center gets a reprieve from the Port Authority; ice skating at Brookfield Place; Scorsese film, "The Wolf of Wall Street," opening today, has numerous Downtown scenes
Dec. 27, 2013: Last days for West Street pedestrian managers; Lawsuit tries to block Probation Dept. move to 66 John St.; New Year's Day brunch; Trinity Youth Chorus offers music education
Dec. 30, 2013: Senior Center at Independence Plaza North offers companionship, food and poetry; Luxury condos selling like hotcakes in Tribeca; Mayoral inauguration street closings
Jan. 1, 2014: New Year's Eve in pictures; Shivering at Gateway Plaza; Programs for babies and toddlers
Jan. 3, 2014: The blizzard in pictures; Treatment facility for ex-drug addicts planning to move to 2 Washington St.
Jan. 6, 2014: A phone call from Gale Brewer; Dormitory living in lower Manhattan; Alexander Hamilton's birthday celebration
Jan. 8, 2014: Plaintiffs lose lawsuit to block Probation Dept. move to 66 John St.; Brookfield Place dining terrace to open in early spring; "Tuesday Talks" at Asphalt Green Battery Park City
Jan. 10, 2014: Treatment program for ex-drug addicts moving to 2 Washington St.; Preview of Monday's Town Hall meeting on the future of the South Street Seaport
Jan. 13, 2014: Robin Forst joins BPCA; The Seaport in pictures; "The Old Hotel" still exists within the South Street Seaport Museum's shuttered Fulton Street buildings
Jan. 15, 2014: Crowd turns out for South Street Seaport Town Hall meeting; most oppose Howard Hughes tower and want a master plan for the Seaport before formal Landmarks Preservation Commission and ULURP hearings begin
Jan. 17, 2014: Lawsuit opposing Probation Dept. move to 66 John St. continues; Howard Hughes erects music tent on Fulton Street; A political history of the South Street Seaport Museum
Jan. 20, 2014: Hornblower moving ships to Pier 15; offering Mandarin-language cruises; Winter birds and seals of New York harbor
Jan. 22, 2014: Recap of CB1 Town Hall meeting on Seaport's future; Snow days; Tree atop a mast; Supercraft Group applies for restaurant/bar in Seaport
Jan. 24, 2014: Manhattan Borough President Brewer visits Community Board 1; Wavertree, docked at Pier 15, to go to shipyard for repairs: Ice on the Hudson River
Jan. 27, 2014: Snow and ice continue to afflict Gateway Plaza tenants; Art classes for all; Requiem for an ancient giant
Jan. 29, 2014: Shari Hyman named president of the Battery Park City Authority; Task Force to weigh in on Howard Hughes Seaport plans; In memory of Pete Seeger
Jan. 31, 2014: Battle brewing over Seaport planning process; Danny McDonald and Peter Poulakakos show off Pier A