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Southbridge Towers Residents Debate Affordable Housing Complex's Future

Owners will vote in July on whether to go private. At market rate, apartments may be worth $1 million.

New York City »

New Assessments for Teacher Evals Could Emphasize Music, Art

Educators laud the assessments that could draw attention to subjects other than English and Math.

South Street Seaport »

South Street Seaport Workers Chose Not to Pull Fire Alarm During Blaze

Workers in the South Street Seaport mall did not pull the fire alarm during the recent blaze.

Financial District »

Peck Slip Post Office Sells its Last Stamps Before Move

The Peck Slip Post Office is closing Friday and moving to 116 John St. on June 4, 2012.

Downtown »

Governors Island Could Get Newark-Based Charter School

Great Oaks Charter School hopes to open a middle and high school on Governors Island.

Downtown »

Drunken Santas Terrorized Lower Manhattan During SantaCon, Locals Say

SantaCon participants have gotten out of control, drinking and urinating in public, residents said.

Downtown »

Peck Slip Post Office to Make Way for New School

The post office will lease the former Andrews Coffee Shop space at 116 John St.

Downtown »

City Hall Park Bike Path No Danger to Pedestrians, DOT Says

The city found no accidents at the City Hall Park bike path this spring, but said nearly half of the riders fail to dismount.

Downtown »

New Downtown School Will Rise at Peck Slip Post Office Site

Education activists cheered the announcement of the new school but warned that more seats are needed.

Downtown »

City Plans Major Rezoning of Downtown Schools

The rezoning would send downtown kids to Chinatown and the Village.

Downtown »

DOE Cost-Saving Measure Will Punish Thrifty Principals

Schools will lose 30 percent of the money they have saved at the end of the fiscal year in June.

Downtown »

Shut Down 'Dangerous' City Hall Bike Path, Residents Say

Residents say cyclists are disobeying dismount signs and pose a danger to pedestrians.

Manhattan »

No Need for Another Selective High School Downtown, DOE Says

Millennium High School may expand to Brooklyn rather than opening a second Financial District location.

Downtown »

Waterfall in New Financial District Park Evokes Manhattan's Native Forests

The 8,800-square-foot DeLury Square Park at Fulton and Gold streets opened Thursday afternoon.

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