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July 9, 2020 Volume 6, No. 28

* Letter from the editor: Timebends  
* AG James releases preliminary report on protester and NYPD interactions
* Bits & Bytes: Museum of Jewish Heritage lays off 40 percent of its staff    
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Third Battery Park City blood drive; High Line to reopen  
* Downtown Food News: Interactive NYC restaurant map
* Letters to the Editor: Statue destruction comments  


July 5, 2020 Volume 6, No. 27

* Letter from the editor: Statue Destruction
* City Council passes a 'pandemic' budget  
* Bits & Bytes: Colonial NYC farmhouse for sale; Stuyvesant HS principal departs
* Downtown Bulletin Board: NYC enters Phase 3 of State's reopening plan  
* Downtown Food News: What's in season at Manhattan Greenmarkets


June 30, 2020
Volume 6, No. 26

* Letter from the editor: The Food Issue
* New York, New Jersey and Connecticut form travel advisory pact  
* Bits & Bytes: Remembering a kid from the Bronx; Occupy City Hall
* Bulletin Board: Nadler wins Democratic nomination; some beaches reopen
* Downtown food news: Tribeca Greenmarket to reopen; free grab-and-go meals 


June 23, 2020 Volume 6, No. 25   

* Letter from the editor: Primary Day Rules
* In Democratic primary, three people vie to represent NY's 10th Congressional District 
* Fireworks news 
* Downtown Bulletin Board: 24/7 dog runs; Sanitizing stations; Gnocchi cooking class

June 14, 2020  Volume 6, No. 24 

* Letter from the editor: The Unsent Letter 
* Cuomo positions New York State at the forefront of police reform 
* 1st Precinct Community Council enables community and NYPD dialogue  
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Classic Harbor Line resumes cruises; Register to vote

June 6, 2020,
Volume 6, No. 23

* Letter from the editor: The Paper Daffodil  
* A case of C-19, from diagnosis to recovery
* Bits & Bytes: Schooner Pioneer will be sidelined this summer; No free kayaking
* Dine Around Downtown, Cooking at Home edition
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Battery Park City blood drive; Voting by mail
* Curfew Q & A

June 3, 2020, Volume 6, No. 22
    
* Letter from the editor: The Persistence of Memory
* We Are One, online film festival, showcases films from 20 major global festivals  
* Dine Around Downtown 2020 - the chef-led home edition  
* Curfew regulations Q & A
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Summer day camps can reopen; how to report police abuse

May 31, 2020, Volume 6, No. 21  

* Letter from the editor: The Fourth Estate
* 'Violence is not the answer' says Cuomo  
* Revisiting 'LA92' which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017   
* Downtown Alliance expands small business grant program
* Bits & Bytes: Le Pain Quotidien files for bankruptcy; A virtual tour of FIDI
* NYC Ferry alters schedules and routes
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Dental offices can reopen in New York State

May 22, 2020, Volume 6, No. 20

* Letter from the editor: The View from Here
* Record number of unemployment claims creates check-processing backlog  
* 'Wear a Mask New York' contest promotes crucial tool in slowing COVID-19 spread   
* Beaches in four neighboring states will open on Memorial Day weekend  
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Voting by mail; Contact tracing phone calls

May 17, 2020. Volume 6, No. 19

* Letter from the editor: Get Tested    
* Five of New York State's ten regions reopen for business
* Beaches in four neighboring states will open on Memorial Day weekend
* Bits & Bytes: Paris Cafe has closed: Covid-19 causing a deadly disease in children  
* NYC Ferry alters schedules and routes
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Voting by mail in New York State; USCGC Lilac closed
* Calendar: Manhattan art museums online


March 5, 2020, Volume 6, No. 18   

* Letter from the editor: Cosmic Perspective  
* Beginner's Ear marries music and meditation  
* Bits & Bytes: South Street Seaport history; New Italian restaurant; Ninja closes
* Downtown Bulletin Board: BPC resiliency plan; Downtown Alliance summer job
* Letter to the Editor: Death of a gentleman
* Calendar: Women's History Month

Feb. 10, 2020, Volume 6, No. 17
 


* Letter from the editor: Jury duty   
* Show of artwork created in Battery Park City's free art classes  
* Bits & Bytes: Sales plummet at Chinatown restaurants; Sea wall debate  
* In Memoriam: Vernon Hendrix
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Jane's Walk seeks walk leaders; Aging survey
* Calendar: Presidents' Day and Black History

Dec. 23, 2019, Volume 6, No. 16


* Letter from the editor: The Longest Night  
* A bewitching production of 'The Sorceress' is at the Museum of Jewish Heritage 
* Bits & Bytes: Pioneer in Albany boatyard; Tribeca art scene; 125 Greenwich St. rises
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Holiday hours at Poets House; Annual diaper drive
* Calendar: Battery Park City's winter calendar

Nov. 5, 2019, Volume 6, No. 15  

* Letter from the editor: Ballot questions
* The eloquent story of a shofar at the Museum of Jewish Heritage   
* Liz Berger Plaza groundbreaking
* Bits & Bytes: Bubby's is back; Commerce on Governors Island
* Downtown Bulletin Board: New ferry schedules; Release of the fishes
* Calendar: Fall foliage cruises

Aug. 18, 2019, Volume 6, No. 14 

* Letter from the editor: Rooftop Summer  
* Bayonne Bridge is rededicated after years of complex design and construction work
* Bits & Bytes: Trump fundraiser blowback; Where to find affordable housing
* Downtown Bulletin Board: River Project seeks interns, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
* Letter to the Editor: In memory of Marilyn Gaull Howard
* Calendar: Coming attractions

Aug. 9, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 13 
   
* Letter from the editor: The Guns of New York  
* South Street Seaport Museum's schooner Pioneer sidelined for the rest of the season
* The courageous life of Israeli heroine, Hannah Senesh, is evoked in a play with music  
* Bits & Bytes: iPic Entertainment files for bankruptcy; Gansevoort Peninsula Park plans
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Squirrel bites; Equifax settlement and how to apply
* Calendar: Battery Dance Festival

July 25, 2019, Volume 6, No. 12 
 

* Letter from the editor: I was there (Zadroga revisited)
* Bits & Bytes: Cesar Pelli dead at 92; Vongerichten on Pier 17;
Help in Housing Court
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Summer restaurant week; Applications open for arts grants
* Calendar: Native American art, music and history

July 13, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 11
   
* Letter from the editor: Remembering Alexander Hamilton
* Calendar: City of Water Day
* The 2020 census is a battleground  
* Bits & Bytes: Aggressive ticket sellers on Battery Place accost lawmaker
* Letter to the editor: See New York City by ferry
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Essex Crossing affordable housing lottery; Warner retires

July 4, 2019, Volume 6, No. 10  

* Letter from the editor: July 4, 2019  
* Calendar: July 4 in Lower Manhattan  
* Downtown Post Dining: Get Low offers restaurant discounts
* Bits & Bytes: Melville Gallery renovations announced; 125 Greenwich St. foreclosure
* Letter to the editor: Locals petition de Blasio to use Deutsche Bank site for housing
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Free summer meals for kids; Hovitz resigns from CB1 

June 20, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 9 

* Letter from the editor: Peaceful New York City
* Howard Hughes Corp. hires Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to create Seaport master plan
* Bits & Bytes: Oculus skylight still broken; WTC contractors and officials indicted  
* Letter to the editor: Deutsche Bank site to be sold
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Battery Park City Authority holds resiliency meetings
* Calendar: River to River Festival and 'Night at the Museums'

May 21, 2019, Volume 6, No. 8 

* Letter from the editor: Flamingo on the Hudson  
* Dine Around Downtown and Get Low offer discounted dining options
* Bits & Bytes: Storm surge barrier proposal; Vongerichten opens Seaport restaurant
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Connection bus service changes; New ferry schedules
* Calendar: South Street Seaport Museum

April 17, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 7 

* Letter from the editor: Day of Mourning 
* Death on Battery Park City's South End Avenue 
* LMHQ inspires downtown's nomadic workforce 
* Bits & Bytes: Fidi loses comic book store; Former Trump Soho hit with tax lien 
* Elise Ensler documents the news, one morning at a time 
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Victim Compensation Fund Information Session
* Calendar: Governors Island summer plans


April 2, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 6 

* Letter from the editor: Binders of Women  
*
Holocaust freight car is installed at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
* Downtown Post Politics: Nadler confronts A.G. Barr over Mueller report
* Bits & Bytes: City Winery Moving to Pier 57; State to review contaminated Seaport lot  
* Downtown Bulletin Board: River Project Wetlab opens for the 2019 season
* Calendar: Lower Manhattan History


March 16, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 5

* Letter from the editor: Tom Goodkind
* Congestion pricing debate continues as a way to help fund MTA repairs
* Bits & Bytes: Pied-a-Terre tax proposed; Dining in Manhattan's Chinatown
* City Lore exhibition honors New York's 'Waterfront Heroes"
* Downtown Post Arts: 'Fiddler on the Roof' continues to get standing ovations
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Chili Party to benefit John J. Harvey; Women in Prison panel
* Calendar: March - Past, Present and Future

Feb. 26, 2019, Volume 6, No. 4 
    

* Letter from the editor: Public Advocate Election Day   
* Bill to create an African Burial Ground Museum and Educational Center resurfaces
* Bits & Bytes: Jon Stewart pleads for 9/11 medical funding; Trinity's $6B portfolio
* Tribeca Film Festival: Some 2018 Tribeca Film Festival offerings are back in town
* Downtown Post Arts: New Shanghai Circus astonishes at the Schimmel Center
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Whitney Museum open daily; Digital Innovation Grants
* Letter to the Editor: Port Authority and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
* Calendar: February - A day of events in Lower Manhattan

Feb. 7, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 3 

* Letter from the editor: Public Advocate Election, Part 1  
* Hudson River Park Trust says park can withstand flooding
* Bits & Bytes: Beach planned for Hudson River Park; Memorial for first responders
* Downtown Post Political Report: Trump attacks New York State Reproductive Health Act
* Downtown Post Museums: Fraunces Tavern Museum book club
* Non-profits can apply for free meeting space at LMHQ
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Pace University's Active Retirement Center
* Calendar: February - Chinese Lunar New Year


Jan. 26, 2019,
Volume 6, No. 2 
   
* Letter from the editor: A Week's Work   
* Reproductive Health Act passes NY State legislature and Cuomo signs it into law
* Bits & Bytes: Fidi condo sales down; Cuomo pledges $23M to Hudson River Park
* Downtown Post Political Report: Nadler begins investigations of Whitaker and Nielsen
* Downtown Post Arts: 'Soul to Soul' honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
* Downtown Bulletin Board: SOL and Ellis Island remained open; Battery bird walks
* Calendar: January - Silent Films/Live Music at Brookfield Place

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September 2014

Sept. 1, 2014: Tugboats celebrate Labor Day weekend on the North River; New York State tenant laws

Sept. 3, 2014: Public plaza and Greenmarket unveiled on Greenwich Street; What it's like to own (a tugboat called) The Bronx

Sept. 5, 2014: Three members of New Amsterdam Market board of directors resign; Catching up with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer (part 1)


Sept. 8, 2014: The fight for 9/11 health care and compensation continues; Catching up with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer: Part 2 - her trip to Israel;    Police Memorial's electrical system still not repaired

Sept. 11,2014:  9/11 street closures; Sept. 11 midnight tradition at the Battery Park City Police Memorial continues; Some of Battery Park City's new oak trees didn't make it 

Sept.12, 2014:Sept. 11, 2014: The view from the plaza; Letters to the editor: Support for Downtown Post NYC; Police Memorial electricity


Sept. 16, 2014: Walking tour: Three centuries of history on Nassau Street; Lower Manhattan gets more high-tech trash bins;Downtown farmers' markets: Week of Sept. 15 (new one on Coenties Slip!)












 

August 2014

Aug. 1, 2014: Possible future for New Amsterdam Market; Bettye LaVette at River & Blues concert

Aug. 4, 2014: New Amsterdam Market searches for new president; Downtown Little League softball Juniors finally strike out

Aug. 6, 2014: In search of the immigrant Lower West Side; Block printing workshop at Bowne Printers


Aug. 8, 2014: Howard Hughes' 2nd quarter SEC filing says tower is still in plans; Pols fire a new salvo in Downtown helicopter wars

Aug. 11, 2014: Gov. Cuomo signs bill to address school overcrowding; Downtown pols going to Israel this week to show support

Aug. 13, 2014: Hotel construction starts atop Battery Maritime Building; Yacht races in New York harbor


Aug. 15, 2014: Inside Pier A; Sewage overflow at Pier 25 forces temporary closures; Doswell-Preece wedding

Aug. 18, 2014: Battery Park City Authority resumes charitable funding; Downtown Dance Festival lights up Wagner Park

Aug. 20, 2014: Open House New York opens the city's closed doors; Letter: Appeal to de Blasio to save the South Street Seaport


Aug. 22, 2014: Angst and optimism at the Downtown Dance Festival; George B. Post's lost Produce Exchange and its Seaport survivor

Aug. 25, 2014: More people are growing old in Lower Manhattan; Humpback whale near Breezy Point

Aug. 27, 2014: Howard Hughes proceeds with Seaport construction plans; Dramatic hibiscus blooms in Battery Park City


Aug. 29, 2014: Future of New  Amsterdam Market continues to evolve; Fire Safety Forum scheduled






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Jan. 9, 2019, Volume 6, No. 1 

* Letter from the editor: Shutdown  

* Julie Menin appointed to direct preparations for New York City's 2020 census count

* Tribeca Film Festival's 'Roll Red Roll' explores a rape and cover-up in an Ohio town

* Bits & Bytes: Saks shuts BPC store; Mayor taps Julie Menin for census count  

* Downtown Bulletin Board: Connection bus ridership survey; Caregiver support group * Downtown Post Arts: ' p r i s m' at the 7th annual Prototype Festival

* Calendar: January - Hamilton's Birthday

Dec. 22, 2018, Volume 5, No. 19    

* Letter from the editor: Migrant Families   
* Julian Wachner puts Trinity Wall Street's musical programming on the map  
* Bits & Bytes: Dead Rabbit expands; Tribeca penthouse sells for $55 million  
* Downtown Post Politics: Nadler takes helm of House Judiciary Committee  
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Lower Manhattan 'Staycation' contest
* Fraunces Tavern Book Club focuses on new books about the American Revolution
* Calendar: December - Battery Park City's winter calendar

Dec. 9, 2018, Volume 5, No. 18 

* Letter from the editor: Giving Wednesdays  
* Bicycle parking pod debuts in Lower Manhattan
* During December, outdoor food and crafts markets at the South Street Seaport    * Bits & Bytes: Moving Lady Liberty's torch; SEC seeks new digs
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Community Board applications; Holiday diaper drive
* Calendar: December - Lower Manhattan lights


Nov. 6, 2018, Volume 5, No. 17 

* Letter from the editor: Election Day Hotline
* Flip the Ballot: Three NYC charter revision proposals are on the back of the ballot
* Bits & Bytes: African Burial Ground Monument defaced; Tiny townhouses on Water St.
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Medicare enrollment information; Jack Putnam memorial
* Letter to the Editor: Vote 'no' on Charter Revision Proposals 2 and 3
* Calendar: November - Kristallnacht and 'Messiah'

May 6, 2018 Volume 5, No. 8

* Letter from the editor: A Tale of Two Piers
* Newly formed Seaport Advisory Group hopes to end Seaport 'surprises'
* Governors Island opens for the 2018 season   
* Bits & Bytes: Pier 40 piling repairs begin; Recommended Tribeca dining
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Community Convention; Brooklyn Bridge Poetry Walk
* Calendar: May - Summer in Battery Park City

May 23, 2018 Volume 5, No. 9

* Letter from the editor: How to Read the News
* Howard Hughes announces summer concert series and puts tickets on sale
* Bits & Bytes: Landlords win affordability case; Canal Street gentrifies
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Meet the Fishes; Free Fridays at South St. Seaport Museum
* Calendar: May - New York Harbor beckons

July 17, 2018 Volume 5, No. 10

* Letter from the editor: What happened at Federal Hall  
* 'Fiddler on the Roof' in Yiddish at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
* Bits & Bytes: Record prices for Lower Manhattan penthouses
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Governors Island now open late on Fridays and Saturdays
* Calendar: July - Poetry

Aug. 3, 2018 Volume 5, No. 11

* Letter from the editor: Preventable Loss
* Kayakers and waders enjoy Brooklyn Bridge Beach on City of Water Day    
* Pier 17 rooftop concert venue opens in the South Street Seaport
* Bits & Bytes: The River Project's humongous oyster; Massive jail for 80 Centre St.
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Culture Pass debuts; Free community paddle
* Letter to the editor: Pier 17 concerts create an audio nightmare
* Calendar: August - Battery Dance Festival

Aug. 18, 2018 Volume 5, No. 12

* Letter from the editor: New York's State Primary   
* Battery Dance Festival concludes a week of free performances in Battery Park City
* Ticket hawkers cause Connection bus route change  
* Tribeca Film Festival: 'Time for Ilhan' shows the political rise of a Muslim immigrant
* Bits & Bytes: El Chapo causes Brooklyn Bridge gridlock; Wigstock coming to Pier 17
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Mentoring for at-risk youth; adult ceramics classes
* Calendar: August - Museum of Jewish Heritage - 'Memory Unearthed'

Sept. 7, 2018, Volume 5, No. 13 

* Letter from the editor: New York's State Primary   
* New York State leads lawsuit to protect migrating birds
* September 11 commemorations in Lower Manhattan  
* Bits & Bytes: Charter revision proposals; Downtown hotel developer sues neighbor  
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Open House New York seeks volunteers; New ferry service
* Calendar: September - Battery Park City Authority fall calendar

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