Lower Manhattan Weekend Events , March 30-April 1st

We at the Battery Park Blog are all about having a good time. And with the weekend here, we want to take you through our picks for “Things to Do.” After all, there’s always a ton to do in New York City unless you don’t know what’s going on. So go...

Civilian Complaint Review Board receives more Power

City Hall has announced that it would be giving added strength to the Civilian Complaint Review Board for the investigation of police misconduct. This move was announced in response to growing discontent with the New York City Police Department and...

Battery Park Hotels: “Say hello to the Conrad New York”

Tuesday, March 20th, the Conrad New York Hotel opened at  102 North End Avenue. This new Battery Park hotel seeks to raise the bar on Lower Manhattan accommodations as the area elevates its profile after once standing devastated by the attacks of...

Lower Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

In the completely unbiased and objective opinion of Battery Park Blog, Lower Manhattan is absolutely the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Not only does the area provide revelers with extremely narrow, pedestrian-friendly streets, Lower...

Ulysses Folk House, the general of Pearl Street.

  Ulysses Folk House does the name of the storied Greek hero justice. There is absolutely nothing dainty or frivolous about this Irish style pub located in the Financial District on Pearl street. Whether populated by scores of young professionals...