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Battery Park's Aquatic-Themed Carousel Delayed Until Spring 2015

The whimsical SeaGlass carousel was originally supposed to open in the spring of 2013.

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Pick Your Own Veggies, Flowers and Herbs at Battery Park's Farm This Summer

Visitors to the Battery Urban Farm will be able to hand-pick their own harvest in July and August.

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9/11 Sphere Moved to New Spot in Battery Park

The iconic sculpture, which was pulled from the wreckage of the WTC, has a new home in Battery Park.

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Battery Park's Resident Turkey Hides From Crowds on Thanksgiving

Zelda, Battery Park's resident turkey, hid out under a picnic table on Thanksgiving.

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Designers Battle for a Permanent Seat in Battery Park

Five designers are vying for the chance to have their seat picked for a new section of the park.

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Man Beaten by Thieves for iPhone and Wallet in Battery Park: Police

A Brooklyn man was attacked across from 17 State St., police said.

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Man Whacked on Head With Wooden Stick in FiDi, Police Say

A 49-year-old man was struck on State Street by a 23-year-old man.

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Battery Park's Resident Turkey Returns Home After Annual Summer 'Vacation'

Zelda the turkey was spotted back in Battery Park after a few weeks away in Battery Park City.

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Honey Flows From Battery Park's Expanded Beehives

About 6,000 bees make their home in Battery Park's hives, which were rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy.

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New Security Plan Could Endanger Statue of Liberty Visitors, NYPD Warns

A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.

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Two Hurt as New York Water Taxi Hits Pier in Battery Park

A father and daughter suffered minor injuries when a Water Taxi hit a pier in Battery Park, cops said.

New York City »

Tragedy Strikes 5-Boro Tour When Man Dies of Heart Attack

Michael Boren, 51, a salesman from Almont, Michigan suffered cardiac arrest on the Ed Koch Bridge.

Upper East Side »

City Councilwoman Urges City to Postpone New Busker Policy

Melissa Mark-Viverito wants the Parks Department to push back and explain new performer regulations.

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Street Performers Blast Rule to Stay Inside Designated Spots In Some Parks

Activists say new regulations will make it impossible for street performers to make a living.

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Statue of Liberty Security Screening Moving to Ellis Island

Security for visitors to Liberty Island, reopening July 4, will move from Battery Park to Ellis Island.

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