Fleet Week Activities

Fleet Week Parade

Fleet Week Activities Click to watch the Fleet Week parade The Fleet’s in town! Welcome to the sailors and soldiers visiting Lower Manhattan, maps in hand, eating hot dogs and pretzels, walking the streets and looking up! Click here for more information about Fleet Week

On the Waterfront

The Waterfront Alliance is suggesting more ferries, docks, a marina, a boat maintenance facility, historic ship berths, even public access to a small beach.

On the Waterfront Governors Island Trust Considers a Plan to Activate the Island’s Perimeter The Waterfront Alliance is suggesting more ferries, docks, a marina, a boat maintenance facility, historic ship berths, even public access to a small beach. Visions for the future of Governors Island are beginning to come into focus, as various constituencies emphasize […]

The BroadsheetDAILY May 23, 2019

Fleet Week sailors

Lower Manhattan’s Local News May 23  8:40am  Fleet of Foot, sailors and soldiers jog down West Street The Broadsheet Inc. | 212-912-1106 | editor@ebroadsheet.com| ebroadsheet.com On the Waterfront Governors Island Trust Considers a Plan to Activate the Island’s Perimeter The Waterfront Alliance is suggesting more ferries, docks, a marina, a boat maintenance facility, historic ship […]

Today in History May 23

Joan of Arc

Today in History May 23 Joan of Arc 1430 – Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne and sold to the English 1536 – Pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition 1568 – The Netherlands declare independence from Spain. 1701 – Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering […]

Today’s Calendar Thursday 23

The Telephone Kiosk

8AM Sunrise Yoga Battery Park City Parks  Rise and shine to begin your morning with an outdoor yoga class that will help align your chakras and invigorate your day. Instructors focus on movements meant to enhance posture alignment and increase flexibility and balance. All levels welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories […]

Barging In

Barge with Jumbotron Ads

The advertising barges operated by Ballyhoo Media have become the focus of stepped-up enforcement efforts by City officials in recent weeks. The advertising barges that have become a pet bête noire for Lower Manhattan residents were the focus of a discussion at the April 23 meeting of Community Board 1 (CB1), where Paul Goldstein, who […]

The BroadsheetDAILY May 22, 2019

Bally-Ho ad barge on the East river

Lower Manhattan’s Local News The Broadsheet Inc. | 212-912-1106 | editor@ebroadsheet.com| ebroadsheet.com Barging In Local Elected Officials Say ‘Avast’ to Water-Borne Ads, But Company Claims City Is Out of Its Depth The advertising barges operated by Ballyhoo Media have become the focus of stepped-up enforcement efforts by City officials in recent weeks. The advertising barges […]

RiverWatch

Queen Mary 2 in New York harbor

Norwegian Jade leaving Brooklyn as Norwegian Escape passes under the Verrazzano Bridge   May 23  Anthem of the Seas  6:30 am Bayonne 4:00 pm Bermuda/Eastern Caribbean Carnival Sunrise  6:15 am 4:30 pm Bermuda May 24  Queen Mary 2  6:00 am Brooklyn 5:00 pm Transatlantic Many ships pass Lower Manhattan on their way to and from […]

Today in History May 22

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World) is considered to be the first true modern atlas.

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World) is considered to be the first true modern atlas. 334 BC – The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus 760 – 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet 1570 – First atlas ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum‘ (Theatre of […]