What’s the story behind the BPC Block Party?

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After post-9/11 recovery efforts ended in the spring of 2002, a group of Battery Park City residents got together to continue the neighborhood’s emotional recovery and encourage its rebirth. In September 2002, this informal group launched the first Battery Park City Block Party. Ten years later, members of this same group are planning the Tenth…

Guidance for Nor’easter Impacting NYC on 11/7 and 11/8

A significant storm is forecast to impact New York City today from approximately mid-day Wednesday through Thursday morning. Although only an inch of rain is forecast, sustained winds will reach 25 to 40 miles per hour, with gusts up from 55 to 65 miles per hour. The wind will cause a storm surge ranging from…

Blankets Needed + Co-Working Spaces

Julie Menin has sent out the following update with recovery info: Many of you have been asking about ways you could continue to help the relief efforts and provide supplies. We have received urgent requests from many buildings in Lower Manhattan that house a significant senior population with no heat who need blankets by tonight. If…