The Down Town Glee Club

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Male Singers Please Apply – The Down Town Glee Club – a male chorale founded more than ninety years ago, is searching for singers in all voice parts, to supplement our ranks for the annual Spring Concert, to be held on Thursday, May 9.   The concert –  Lost in the Stars – will celebrate the […]

CHARLIE GOERING Without Definition (Attempts at Clarity)

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CHARLIE GOERING Without Definition (Attempts at Clarity) includes paintings that span two recent and distinct bodies of work, highlighting compositions that are transitional between the two. Earlier figurative works, such as Night Falls in the Middle West (top image), are imbued with a sense of magic realism that anticipates the very graphic and surreal later […]

The River Project

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For 32 years, The River Project (TRP) has worked to protect and restore New York Harbor. Some of their achievements towards this end over 2018 include the following: Over the summer, “Big”, the largest oyster seen in the Hudson River Estuary in the last 100 years was found under Pier 40. TRP’s wetlab partnered with […]

Of Gods and Heroes

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Gotham is being invaded by aliens and, at least in Lower Manhattan, Marvel Comic super heroes are rushing into battle to save the city. This site specific exhibit which opened in October at the National Museum of the American Indian on Bowling Green, displays the work of comic artist Jeffrey Veregge(Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe) in […]

Gone Fishing

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The River Project invites you to the Wetlab on the south walkway of Pier 40, on Thursday, November 8th, for the Release of the Fishes from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. At 4:30 and 5:30 pm, fish, crabs, snails, and more will be thanked for their service, and returned to the Hudson River whence they came. This event marks the end […]

Each to Their Own Taste

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On Saturday, October 20, the ninth annual Taste of the Seaport food festival will offer fare from dozens of Lower Manhattan’s best restaurants and purveyors, among them Eataly, Wolfgang Puck’s Cut, Insomnia Cookies, Lobster GoGo, Mad Dog & Beans, Barbalu, SUteiShi, and Toro Loco.   Complimentary family-friendly activities will feature creative cardboard ship-building, children’s tennis […]

Saints Alive

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With the January 2018 closing of St. Joseph’s Chapel in Battery Park City came the liberation of John Collier’s Statues of Patron Saints.   Once cramped in their dark alcoves behind the alter of St. Joseph’s, the four pale gold saints now breathe freely on the balcony of St. Peter’s Church, looking out over Barclay […]

National Museum of the American Indian

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian at One Bowling Green offers New Yorkers the best of what Washington D.C has to offer: free admission to museums.   This summer, the museum opened Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean. The exhibit is a reflection of a growing interest across the Caribbean in […]