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  • 12/06
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BPC PEOPLE – Kevin O’Toole

Title: Electrician Favorite BPC Spot: Teardrop Park Kevin O’Toole was born and raised in Far Rockaway, Queens. After high school, he moved to New Orleans and worked for Crescent Hardwood Supply as a warehouse manager. Two years later, he came …

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  • 11/15
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PARK LAWNS CLOSING FOR SEASON

Beginning Monday, November 18, the lawns of Battery Park City will be fenced-off for the season. They will re-open in April 2020. Each year, our park lawns are closed from mid-November to mid-April, allowing them time to heal and regrow …

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  • 10/29
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BPCA MARKS HURRICANE SANDY ANNIVERSARY

Seven years ago today Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, resulting in more than 50 lives lost, countless displaced residents, and billions of dollars in property damage. Battery Park City in particular sustained millions of dollars of damage to historic …

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  • 10/15
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LAST CALL FOR SUNRISE, SUNSET (Revolution)

Popular Public Art Installation Ending Extended Run Next Weekend In October 2017, BPCA launched the free public art installation, Sunrise, Sunset (Revolution), on Pier A Plaza, which has since thrilled visitors far and wide with its colorful crystal array. Its …

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  • 10/11
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KEEPERS OF THE MEMORIAL

Heroes Honored at Annual NYC Police Memorial Ceremony This morning BPCA hosted the 2019 NYC Police Memorial dedication ceremony, an annual ceremony whereby names of New York City Police Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty are …

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  • 10/10
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Downtown Alliance & Battery Park City Authority Add 1.5 Million Square Feet of Free Wi-Fi to Public Parks

The Alliance for Downtown New York and BPCA have together added 1.5 million square feet of free Wi-Fi coverage to Lower Manhattan. This expansion improves coverage in Nelson A. Rockefeller, Teardrop, and Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Parks along the Hudson …

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  • 10/08
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BP BREWER AND CM CHIN JOIN BPCA, DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE & AND LOCAL VOLUNTEERS TO MARK EXPANSION OF FRESH FOOD FOR SENIORS PROGRAM

Program Now Serves Downtown Seniors in Chinatown, the Financial District, Tribeca & Battery Park City Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Council Member Margaret S. Chin, Downtown Alliance President Jessica Lappin, and Battery Park City Authority President & CEO B.J. …

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  • 09/26
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BATTERY PARK CITY AUTHORITY LAUNCHES DOG WASTE COMPOST PILOT AS PART OF NYC CLIMATE WEEK 2019

Voluntary Program in Place at Neighborhood Dog Runs New Addition to Authority’s Longstanding Composting Program As part of its lineup of events in celebration of Climate Week NYC, the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) today announced launch of a dog …

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