New Market, Soon-To-Be Old Waterfront?

The New Market Building in the South Street Seaport, which preservationists want saved, the City wants demolished, and CB1 wants set aside as the site for new civic amenities.

The New Market Building in the South Street Seaport, which preservationists want saved, the City wants demolished, and CB1 wants set said as the site for new civic amenities. Local leaders are beginning to incubate ideas about what to do with the site of the New Market Building, the historic 1939 structure in the South […]

Local Playwright Presents CRADLE

Jean Grillo

Jean Grillo, a Tribeca resident for the last few decades, has been a neighborhood activist, a member of the Community Board, a founder of the post-911 Tribeca CERT.  She also served as the elected Democratic District Leader from 2005-2015. She’s active with the Tribeca Alliance Partnership, a group supporting small local businesses, and she writes. Jean […]

This Week’s Calendar of Downtown Events

Brooklyn Bridge from the FDR

MARCH 19 7PM Let My People Go: Lessons We Learned From The Soviet Jewry Movement Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Panel discussion with leading figures of the grassroots Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry will speak about how a small group of young students and activists successfully helped rescue a […]

Today in History March 19

Jim Baker of PTL  (Praise The Lord) on his way to jail.

Jim Baker of PTL  (Praise The Lord) on his way to jail. 1279 – A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano sailing for King Francis of France sights land around area of Carolinas. While his place of birth in a small village south of […]