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Peninsula plan sports big field, but rocky ‘beach’

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The Hudson River Park Trust and its hired landscape architects presented an updated design for the planned park on Gansevoort Peninsula last week, and it contains a regulation, high-school-size soccer field. But there are still some community concerns about the treatment of the planned “beach” on the peninsula’s southern edge. Gansevoort — […]

BY GABE HERMAN | It turns out the skateboarding will continue in Tompkins Square Park after all. The Parks Department announced on Fri., Sept. 6, that it would not — as previously planned — be laying synthetic turf over a portion of the East Village park that has been used for decades as a spot […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | An e-bike rider has died from injuries he suffered after colliding with a pedestrian in Central Park earlier this week. On Aug. 24, the 43-year-old cyclist, Charles Cheeseboro, crashed into a 77-year-old man at the intersection of Central Park’s East Drive and 74th St. around 3:30 p.m. According to police, Cheeseboro […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   PERFORMANCES   Salsa till you drop: The New York International Salsa Congress runs through Sept. 1, featuring full days of concerts by live bands, dance showcases, instructional workshops and nonstop late-night social, bachata and world-music dancing until 4 a.m. At the New York Marriott Marquis, at 1535 Broadway, between 45th […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |    KIDS Summer on the Hudson: Game Days: Children age 12 and younger are provided with games like giant tic-tac-toe, hopscotch, jump rope and more. Wed., Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at 125th and Marginal Sts. on the West Harlem Piers. Free. Family Festival: Young Artists en Plein […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police suspect that a man found at Central Park’s Lasker Pool was murdered. ABC 7 reported that on Tues., Aug. 6, a camp counselor found the body of a man with head trauma on the park pool’s upper terrace, located at E. 106th St. and the park’s East Drive at about […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   POETRY Poets House Showcase: The 27th Annual Poets House Showcase runs until Sat., Aug 17, at Poets House’s Battery Park City home. The Showcase is a free exhibit featuring more than 3,300 books of poetry published by more than 800 presses over the previous 18 months. At Poets House, Elizabeth […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | I’ve wanted to write a column on biking in the city for a while now. Somehow, though, despite thinking about it a lot, I always end up putting it on the back burner each week as something more pressing invariably comes up. Yet now we are facing a crisis as the number […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | With East River Park set to close for three-and-a-half years as part of the East Side Coastal Resiliency flood-protection project, the Parks Department will be renovating and adding green space to other nearby parks. These planned changes, however, have been causing problems for some users of those other parks. Skateboarders in […]

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BY MICHELE HERMAN | Vacant 5.5-acre chunks of prime Manhattan landfill with river views on three sides don’t come along often. I went to a Community Board 2 presentation at the Greenwich Village Middle School, at 75 Morton St., last week to learn more about what’s in store for the one at Gansevoort Peninsula near the […]

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