Lower Manhattan Events: George Washington and Water Sustainability Lectures

Do you have extra time after work and looking for something intellectual? Tomorrow February 28th , at 6:30 pm, the Frances Tavern Museum and the New York Academy of Sciences will both be hosting lecture discussions open to the public. George Washington...

South Street Seaport Museum receives $500,000 donation

Since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the eastern seaboard, Lower Manhattan small businesses and civic institutions have needed all the help they can get, especially financial assistance for repairs. Such help came to the  South Street Seaport NYC museum,...

Estimated ConEdison bills burden Lower Manhattan Sandy Victims

As first reported by NY1 television, many Lower Manhattan residents have complained about receiving “higher than average” Con-Edison utility bills that include their time without power from Hurricane Sandy. Con Edison states that the high bills...

Lower Manhattan Sheldon Silver joins Electoral College to vote Obama

Joined by Lower Manhattan’s very own state assemblyman, Sheldon Silver, the 29 members of New York’s Electoral College will be meeting today in Albany to officially cast their “pledged” votes for President Barack Obama. Taking place...

Sandy reaching Battery Park City

For just the second time in over 100 years, Battery Park City and Lower Manhattan are serving as the trenches for a hurricane and or tropical storm. In 2011, Irene crashed over Lower Manhattan bringing gusts of wind and water. Today, Lower Manhattan is...

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