Meadow Manager Moves On

Governors Island picnic

A view of Governors Island, which has become a beloved public space for Lower Manhattan residents, from the observatory atop One World Trade Center. Michael Samuelian, the chief of the Trust for Governors Island, the non-profit organization that administers the 172-acre park situated some 800 yards off the tip of Lower Manhattan, will be stepping […]

Today in History

Ideal X,  the first "container ship"

The first container ship, the Ideal X was ladened with 58 containers. Today’s largest container ships handle 18,000 1478 – The Pazzi family attack Lorenzo de’ Medici and kill his brother Giuliano during High Mass in Florence Cathedral. 1564 – William Shakespeare is baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England 1607 – English colonists make landfall at […]

National Lighthouse Museum

House on Staten Island photo by Nathan Kensinger

By the end of this century, New York City could have up to six feet of sea level rise, radically reshaping our 520 miles of coastline and impacting more than 100 coastal neighborhoods. A documentary by director Nathan Kensinger, Managed Retreat examines the fates of three Staten Island neighborhoods that were purchased by New York State in […]

The Weekend Calendar

Teardrop Park

FRIDAY  APRIL 26 1PM Pipes at One St. Paul’s Chapel Pipes at One concerts feature the celebrated three-manual Noack organ that was inaugurated in the spring of 2018. Today, listen to Julian Wachner, Director of Music, Trinity Church Wall Street. 6:30PM Severe Asthma: Novel Concepts & Therapeutics New York Academy of Sciences Asthma is a […]