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Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center Reopens Two Months After Sandy

Manhattan Youth reopened Wednesday after suffering extensive damage during the storm.

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CB1 Holds Emergency Meeting to Assess Sandy Damage in Lower Manhattan

Fallout from the storm includes damage to local businesses and some buildings still without heat.

TriBeCa »

Garbage Piles Up on West Side Highway Amid Funding Fight

Discarded bottles and fast-food wrappers have been piling up in the middle of the West Side Highway.

New York City »

Back to School Guide to After-School Programs

There are hundreds of free and low-cost after-school programs to choose from in the city.

Downtown »

Food Trucks Rolling Into Battery Park City for Lunch

Five food trucks will park on North End Avenue for lunch seven days a week starting soon.

Downtown »

Luxury Dog Run Coming to $6.5M Hudson River Park Renovation in TriBeCa

A new dog run near Hubert Street in the Hudson River Park will feature an interactive water fountain.

Downtown »

Don't Split TriBeCa School Zone, CB1 Committee Says

CB1's Youth and Education Committee opposes the plan to cut P.S. 234's zone in half.

Downtown »

Looking Ahead: Where Will Lower Manhattan Be 10 Years From Now?

DNAinfo talked to Downtown residents about their hopes and predictions for the area in 2021.

Downtown »

Battery Park City Middle Schoolers Fight to Save After-School Program

In a belt-tightening move, the city has cut all funding to I.S. 289's after-school program for this fall.

Downtown »

Pier 25's Mini-Golf and Beach Volleyball to Open in May

The three beach volleyball courts and 18-hole mini-golf course are finally opening on the new TriBeCa pier.

Downtown »

Gym and Theater May Cover TriBeCa Dog Run

Manhattan Youth wants to build a new community space to serve downtown's rapidly swelling population.

Downtown »

TriBeCa's P.S. 150 Could Lose After-School Program to Budget Cuts

Budget cuts are threatening to cancel a popular after school program enjoyed by 70 children at P.S. 150.

Manhattan »

Anne Compoccia, Outspoken Downtown Advocate, Dies at 62

Anne Compoccia chaired Community Board 1 for 12 years and was known for speaking her mind.

Downtown »

Half-Marathon to Run Through Battery Park City in March

Despite objections from residents, the NYC Half-Marathon route will not change.

Downtown »

Maritime Education Center Coming to TriBeCa’s Pier 26 in 2012

Scientists from CUNY plan to do experiments in the Hudson River and share their results with schoolchildren.