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  • 05/30
  • Community
  • Environment

BPC DID YOU KNOW? | CAISSON REPAIR WORK

Beginning Thursday, May 31, Battery Park City residents will notice two barges docked side-by-side in the river alongside Esplanade Plaza. One barge, closest to the seawall, is continuing earlier work begun on the steel Sheet Pile Encasement Project. This initiative …

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  • 05/25
  • Art & Culture
  • Community

BPC: DID YOU KNOW? | FREE MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP

Last week, the Battery Park City Authority joined the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust to announce free Community Membership for all Battery Park City residents through June 2018. This program, marking the 20th Anniversary …

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  • 05/12
  • Community
  • Environment

BPC: DID YOU KNOW? | Pile Remediation Project

Keeping 36 acres of parkland the jewel of Battery Park City takes a lot of work, and that includes regular maintenance of the BPC Esplanade to ensure enjoyment of this spectacular public amenity for generations to come. The Battery Park …

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  • 05/10
  • Art & Culture
  • Community

STAR WARS IN THE PARK: May the Fourth Be With You

Though the official start of summer is still seems a few weeks off, the Battery Park City Authority kicked off the start of its summer programming last week with a free screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Rockefeller …

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  • 05/01
  • Environment

An Earth Day Chock-Full of Birds and Worms

Earth Day came early this year for the kids of PS/IS 276 and Battery Park City Day School, who gathered at the southern tip of Battery Park City on Friday, April 21 to celebrate nature and the environment with the …

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  • 04/20
  • Community
  • Environment

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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