A working group asked Howard Hughes for a shorter building, plus new open spaces and bike paths.
The center would be a good idea for "any neighborhood," said District Manager Cedric Loftin.
Four new members have been appointed to Manhattan's Community Board 1.
Three days of gay pride events will take place on Pier 26, where they drew noise complaints last year.
Now a floating museum, the sailboat Sherman Zwicker is slated to serve up history and drinks at Pier 25.
The Fulton Center is on track to open on June 26, with retail space following several months later.
Downtown's crowded elementary schools have more applicants than seats for their kindergarten programs.
Howard Hughes Corporation is submitting its development plans to a community task force.
The city's first Denny's will serve alcohol when it opens at 150 Nassau St. in May.
Foot-long rats rule an empty lot next to Wolfgang's Steakhouse, an official said.
Floating hotels and a culinary school are among the latest ideas for the Seaport's future.
Exponents, a longtime treatment facility in Chelsea, plans to move to 2 Washington St. on Jan. 17.
Denny's is applying for a liquor license, after settling a $10 million suit filed by Downtown residents.
Residents are hoping a Citi Bike station will increase foot traffic in the Sandy-damaged area.
A bar from the owners of Upper East Side favorite Off the Rails is slated to open in March.
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