Curating an Artifact of the Unthinkable

The rail car was loaded onto a truck bound for Battery Park City
after its transatlantic voyage.

The rail car was loaded onto a truck bound for Battery Park City  after its transatlantic voyage. (Editor’s Note: The author, David Cohen, is a 36-year resident of Battery Park City and the co-founder of Masterpiece International, a firm based in Lower Manhattan that specializes in transporting fine art objects for most of the world’s […]

Today in History April 12

The Roosevelts

The Roosevelts 238 – Gordian II loses the Battle of Carthage against the Numidian forces loyal to Maximinus Thrax and is killed. Gordian I, his father, commits suicide. 1204 – The Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade breach the walls of Constantinople and enter the city, which they completely occupy the following day. 1861 – American […]

The Weekend Calendar April 13,14

Titanic Memorial at South Street Seaport

SATURDAY 13 11AM Walking Tour: A Rebellious Brew: New York’s Tea Party of 1774 Fraunces Tavern Museum Boston was not the only Colonial city to have its own ‘tea party’ in revolutionary times. Many seaport cities, including New York, had their own rebellions. Join licensed New York City Tour Guide, Fred Cookinham, to envision New […]