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Taking stock of 2015's "smaller" memories

We’re prone to remembering a specific year as it relates to capital “E” Events: weddings, funerals, new jobs and new homes. For me, this past year was filled with these sorts of moments–the kind of memories that are solid, unshakable, impossible to forget. 1,117 more words

New York City

A ghostly reminder disappears

The above was the view from the morning bike commute along the Hudson River: the remains of Pier 54‘s steel entrance framework being dismantled and craned away, as new concrete piers cluster all around. 529 more words

New York City's New Affordable Housing Deal To Also Generate Funds For Pier 40 Improvements

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Councilman Corey Johnson have teamed up on an affordable housing project.

As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported, at 15 acres, Pier 40 is the largest of the piers in Hudson River Park. 124 more words


The Case Against a 'Billionaire's Island' in the Hudson

The Hudson River Park Trust’s deal allowing media mogul Barry Diller to erect a “Billionaire’s Island” theater at Pier 55 in Chelsea—instead of reconstructing Pier 54, as the Trust told New York State’s legislature it would—is a bad idea and one that was hatched in secrecy. 537 more words

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Last Living Search and Rescue Dog from 9/11

Meet Bretagne, the last known living Search and Rescue Dog from 9/11, and her handler and owner, Denise Corliss. Bretagne and Denise were both members of Texas Task Force One. 111 more words


The Hudson River Trust Is Doing Great Things Downtown

Riding along the bike path in Hudson River Park several weeks ago, we noticed that the three tennis courts just below Houston Street were being renovated. 384 more words

New York

Bagels with ‘Everything’

“I think of the bagel as a great symbol that unites the people of New York from every demographic. Bagels are everywhere, for every class and race and in every part of the city.” 757 more words

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