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Battery Park City »

Battery Park City School Opens Extra Kindergarten to Take Waitlisted Kids

P.S. 276 will open a fifth section of kindergarten in the fall of 2012, staff said.

South Street Seaport »

Food Fight Brewing Over New Amsterdam Market's Future

New Amsterdam market wants to expand into South Street Seaport buildings, but developers don't want it.

TriBeCa »

Italian Bar With $4,000 Bottles of Wine by the Glass Coming to TriBeCa

Mulino a Vino is opening at 279 Church St. with a sampling of high-end wines including a $4,000 bottle.

South Street Seaport »

Eatery Opening in Former Yankee Clipper Space Despite Residents' Concerns

Some residents of 170 John St. worry the new restaurant will bring noise and crowds to their block.

Financial District »

Wider Sidewalks Will Keep Pedestrians Safe at Wall Street Bull, City Says

The city plans to add new pedestrian plazas to Whitehall and State streets.

Downtown »

Thousands Register for $2.8B 9/11 Compensation Fund

So far more than 4,500 people have registered for a stake in the $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund.

Downtown »

World Trade Center Sphere Leaving Battery Park By End of April

The sculpture damaged in 9/11 will go into storage at JFK Airport, officials said.

Downtown »

Popular Downtown Schools Waitlist Nearly 100 Children

Four of Downtown's five zoned elementary schools have kindergarten waitlists, school staff said.

Downtown »

Chef Michael White Plans 'Butterfly' Supper Club in TriBeCa

Michael White, known for haute Italian cuisine, will serve up American food in TriBeCa.

Downtown »

WTC Security Plan Would Cripple Drivers, Cabbies Say

Taxi drivers and residents spoke at a hearing about the proposal.

Downtown »

City Orders Lighter Crane Loads After WTC Accident, Contractor Says

After a crane dropped steel beams at the WTC in Feb., the city ordered contractors to lighten their load.

Downtown »

Taxis and Delivery Trucks Get Locked Down Under WTC Security Plan

The NYPD's security plan for the World Trade Center would barricade off neighboring blocks to traffic.

Downtown »

South Street Seaport's Pier 17 to be Gutted Under New Plan

New designs show plans for a new all-glass building on Pier 17.

Downtown »

John Street Residents Rail Against Noisy Construction

Dozens of angry John Street residents attended a community meeting about the noise March 6, 2012.

Downtown »

Crane Accident Raises Safety Questions at World Trade Center

Steel beams fell 40 stories from 4 World Trade Center in the Feb. 16, 2012 accident.