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  • 04/20
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Celebrate Earth Day in Battery Park City

April 22 of each year marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement—a day in 1970 when 20 million demonstrators took to the streets, parks and auditoriums of America to raise awareness for a healthy, sustainable environment. …

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  • 04/18
  • Community
  • Environment

Capco Kicks Off Volunteer Season with a Bang

Spring has sprung, and the gardens that line Battery Park City’s Esplanade are in full bloom with daffodils, tulips, and more thanks to the the hard work of BPC Parks’ Horticulture Department. Early on Friday morning, April 14, a group …

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  • 04/07
  • Community

An Exciting Finish to Battery Park City’s Winter Chess Class

This winter, a group of ambitious students have been learning the language of chess in weekly classes through thoughtfully-designed stories, brain-challenging activities, and fun competition. On Sunday, April 2 the program culminated with a Swiss-style chess tournament in which each …

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  • 03/31
  • Art & Culture
  • Community

Winter Talk — City on a Grid

On March 28, Battery Park City Parks’ Winter Talks series concluded with its final speaker, Gerard Koeppel, who related a unique account of New York City based on his book, City on a Grid: How New York Became New York. A …

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  • 03/31
  • Community
  • Environment

Battery Park City’s young gardeners are ready for spring!

Though the weather outside may not yet feel like spring, Battery Park City’s enthusiastic gardeners are already hard at work planting in Rockefeller Park’s Children’s Garden. The dozen eager participants in the Early Spring Gardening class, many of whom are …

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  • 03/24
  • BPC People

BPC PEOPLE — PAUL DIAZ-LARUI

Title: Foreman, Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Favorite Spot in BPC: Northwest corner of Rockefeller Park, on the BPC Esplanade Paul Diaz-Larui was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. At four years of age, he and his family came to …

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  • 03/24
  • BPC People
  • Community

Newsletter — March 2017

BPC PEOPLE Paul Diaz-Larui Foreman, Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Favorite Spot in BPC: Northwest corner of Rockefeller Park, on the BPC Esplanade       Paul Diaz-Larui was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. At four years of …

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  • 03/23
  • Art & Culture
  • Community

Catch the Battery Park City Winter Art Exhibition while you still can!

Battery Park City’s Winter Art Exhibition has only one week left before it will close for the season.   The art has been on view in the office headquarters of Battery Park City Parks since January, but in May, BPC …

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