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  • 09/18
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IRISH HUNGER MEMORIAL – PERMANENT PLANTINGS

Beginning Monday, September 18, Battery Park City’s Irish Hunger Memorial will be closed for the installation of its final, permanent plantings. The Memorial reopened to the public with temporary plantings in July, after a comprehensive waterproofing and leak remediation project …

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  • 09/15
  • Community
  • Governance

STATEMENTS OF DENNIS MEHIEL AND SHARI HYMAN ON MS. HYMAN’S DEPARTURE FROM THE BATTERY PARK CITY AUTHORITY

BPCA President & Chief Operating Officer Shari C. Hyman will be departing at month’s end. She joined the agency in January 2014. Statement of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel Answers to the simplest of questions are sometimes the most telling. Is …

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  • 09/12
  • Community

BPC: NEW LOOK | 2nd PLACE CURB CUT

BPCA recently installed a curb cut at the westernmost end of 2nd Place near South Cove, enabling direct travel by BPC Parks vehicles between Parks Headquarters and the Esplanade. This modification minimizes the street and sidewalk travel previously required, north …

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  • 09/12
  • Community
  • Environment

UPDATE: BPCA-CB1 BICYCLES WORKING GROUP

In June 2016 the Battery Park City Authority, in consultation with Manhattan Community Board 1’s Battery Park City Committee, announced establishment of a Bicycles Working Group to discuss bicycle use on the BPC Esplanade and develop concepts about how best …

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  • 09/12
  • BPC People

BPC PEOPLE – Trish Burger

FAVORITE BPC SPOT: Roof of Tribeca Pointe/Liberty Community Garden Trish Burger was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn and later grew up in Huntington, Long Island. As a child she always dreamed of moving back into the big city, and began fulfilling that dream …

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  • 09/12
  • Art & Culture
  • BPC People
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NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2017

NAME: Trish Burger FAVORITE BPC SPOT: Roof of Tribeca Pointe/Liberty Community Garden Trish Burger was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn and later grew up in Huntington, Long Island. As a child she always dreamed of moving back into the big city, and began …

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  • 09/11
  • Community

BPCA PRESIDENT & COO HYMAN PRESENTS FLAG AT ANNUAL NYPD PIPES & DRUMS CEREMONY

Each year the Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society, an NYPD fraternal organization of Irish and Irish-American police, conducts its Annual 9/11 Memorial Parade and Ceremony. The parade, which consists of police pipe and drums bands, military marching bands, …

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  • 08/19
  • Art & Culture
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BATTERY PARK CITY AUTHORITY RELEASES FALL 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

More than 400 Programs and Events Open to All Fresh off a summer season that saw more than 30,000 visitors to hundreds of community events, the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) today released its Fall 2017 Parks Programming Calendar. The …

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