Confucius Plaza

DOT Begins its Reconfiguration of Division Street at the Bowery

Posted May 10, 2016 at 5:18 am

The complex western terminus of Division Street is undergoing a metamorphosis, as expected. Six months after the Pedestrian Projects Group netted blessings from Community Board 3, the Department of Transportation just began rollout of its plan to reconfigure the lengthy block between Market Street and the Bowery. Indeed, last week saw the arrival of a new […]

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The Bowery Gets 11 New Cherry Blossom Trees

Posted April 25, 2016 at 5:19 am

While not quite the same level as in our nation’s capital, the Chinatown Bowery has a Cherry Blossom Festival of its own. Right in the shadow of Confucius Plaza. The festivities went down this past Saturday. The day before, local electeds spent Earth Day last week planting some new trees along the green Bowery median by the […]

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Confucius Plaza Wants to Plant More Cherry Blossoms, but Citi Bike is in the Way

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

Confucius seeks balance but the bikes are in the way. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York is rallying to plant additional Cherry Blossom trees and repair walkways at the base of its Confucius Plaza HQ, the 44-story co-op on the Bowery. Evoking the philosophy of Confucius himself (who sits fifteen feet tall in […]

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Pedestrian Struck at Bowery and Bayard [Updated]

Last modified February 6, 2013 at 11:37 am

Word is coming down the pike that a pedestrian was struck on the Bowery near Bayard Street (i.e. Confucius Plaza). The victim was reportedly hit in the northbound lane of the thoroughfare, and was transported away in “serious” condition. An investigation is currently underway. UPDATE: DNAinfo reports that the victim, an elderly woman thought to […]

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Samuel Sings “I Heart NY”

Posted August 5, 2010 at 11:02 am

New York City sanitation routes take center stage in the new music video for twenty-two-year-old Samuel’s “I Heart NY.”  Aided by his producers The Knocks, he seems to be having a little too much fun hanging off the back of the truck.

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Early Edition: November 10

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Early Edition: August 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:08 am

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