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Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea at Top of Hudson River Park Compost Heap

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | It takes a monumental commitment for people to separate food scraps, pack them up, and drop them off in the Hudson River Park composting collection bins — and that’s precisely what residents of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen did better than their counterparts in the areas of Battery Park, Tribeca, the West […]

BY WINNIE McCROY | On Apr. 12, nearly 50 community members gathered at the Hotel Trades Council building in Midtown for a meeting of the Waterfront, Parks & Environment Committee (WPE) of Community Board 4, to share their “wish list” of items for the renovation of Pier 97. On hand to discuss the project was […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Following Tues., Oct. 31’s horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-enthralled terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the path’s Lower West Side/ Tribeca section, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) scrambled to put protective barriers on the popular path. It […]

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By LINCOLN ANDERSON | Attorney Arthur Schwartz said he met with Madelyn Wils, the president of the Hudson River Park Trust, on Friday afternoon, and she informed him that the secret $100-million memorandum of understanding, or M.O.U., for transfer of Pier 40’s air rights has officially been scrapped. As reported by downtownexpress.com and The Villager at […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS | Hudson River Park Trust president and C.E.O. Madelyn Wils said the Pier 26 summer concert series will not be back next summer, and apologized to her Tribeca neighbors who had complained about the noise. “We are unhappy that the community is so divided, therefore the series will not return to this […]

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The Hudson River Park Trust is bringing back its popular summer fitness program with an expanded range of free activities in Lower Manhattan’s outdoor gymnasium. As part of the program, Tribeca’s Pier 25 at North Moore St. will be getting a free, weekly yoga meetup thanks to women’s sportswear brand Lolë. The Pier 25 yoga […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE | A flood poured into the park on Pier 25 Saturday as the gates to the playground opened for the first time since Superstorm Sandy’s surge destroyed it. The Tribeca pier welcomed families back to the newly refurbished playground, May 11 at an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony presided over by the […]

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Over the last 18 months, the Hudson River Park Trust hosted a series of task force meetings attended by all the local elected officials or their representatives and many experienced urban planning experts, representatives of the three community boards and other community groups, environmental experts and parks professionals. These meetings were highly structured, transparent and […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  | It’s looking increasingly like Pier 40 won’t become the Lower West Side’s new residential hot spot — at least not anytime soon — as the number of key local politicians opposing, or at least currently uncomfortable with, the idea continues to snowball. Last week, Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, who the only local […]

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