Neighborhood Dive: Battery Park City powers up

The once-sleepy planned community in Lower Manhattan now teems with shops and restaurants
By Kerry Murtha | November 18, 2015 04:50PM

From the November issue: Battery Park City, the 92-acre planned community on the West side of Lower Manhattan was, until recently, a rather dull place to live. But the past few years brought a boom in trendy restaurants and bars, upscale boutiques and chic cafes that transformed this formerly underserved neighborhood – built in the 1980s from the dirt and rock excavated during the construction of the World Trade Center – into a destination. [more]