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Latest World Trade Center development plans leaves long-time neighborhood residents uncertain about their Lower Manhattan future

Kathleen Moore, 79, lives across the street from the former South Tower of the World Trade Center, surviving the day, being displaced from her home, nearly two decades of construction and a fire. Now new developments might force her from her home.

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World Trade Center arts project finds new president

The long-delayed performing arts center scheduled for the World Trade Center site has a new president. Leslie Koch, former head of the Trust for Governors Island, will take over from Maggie Boepple, who will continue as an advisor, reports Nancy Coleman for the New York Times. Koch said, “Whether you’re a native New Yorker, however […]

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World Trade Center mall has a plan to get you to stick around

The shopping center within the Oculus transit hub in lower Manhattan has about 120 million visitors a year, many of them using it as a link between destinations. The average mall visit is half an hour in length. Mall operators want people to stay longer, so plan to add more food, entertainment (including virtual reality), gyms, and seats in an attempt to make the Oculus a hip hang-out destination.

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    1. Application deadline for 3 WTC artists’ residency program

      July 7 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Family members to speak at Angels’ Circle this September 10

      July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm
    3. FDNY U.S. Marine Corps Association’s Tim Melia Memorial Fishing Outing

      July 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    4. Plaque Dedication for Firefighter George R. Scheer

      July 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    5. Johnny Mac Golf Outing

      July 18 @ 10:30 am - 9:00 pm