Lower Manhattan’s Local News
The Weekend Calendar
September 14 & 15
9AM – 5PM
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This is Spy Week, a week-long celebration of America’s Revolutionary War spies! Learn the secrets of America’s first spy ring, hear stories of famed spies such as Benjamin Tallmadge and Nathan Hale, and discover the truth about some of the War’s unsung heroes who were instrumental in the efforts of Revolutionary espionage. 54 Pearl Street.
Camp Doughboy World War I History Weekend
The fourth annual Camp Doughboy World War I History Weekend comes to Governors Island National Monument with living history, reenactors, authors, experts, vintage vehicles, and animals. This is the largest free public WWI exhibition in the United States. The centennial of the service members returning to Governors Island is in 2019 and this group of volunteer reenactors will share the story of WWI participants. See living history, weapons and equipment displays, and vintage vehicles. Governors Island Trust.
Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Museum of American Finance
Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of the Financial District. Tour meets outside 48 Wall Street $15
African Film Festival Family Day Celebration
African Film Festival, annual Celebration is back for its 12th edition! Fun-seeking individuals of all ages are invited to join for an enchanting day of free activities including storytelling, double-dutch, dance and drum workshops led by world-renowned instructors, arts and crafts and short films, all celebrating Africa and the diaspora. Governors Island.
Storybook Reading and Activity: Dream Carver
National Museum of the American Indian
Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a reading Dream Carver by Diana Cohn and make an animal button or magnet to take home. In Dream Carver, Mateo and his father carve small wooden animals they sell at parties in Oaxaca. Mateo dreams of making these animals larger and colorful. In spite of his father’s disapproval, he pushes on to follow his dreams and create something new. One Bowling Green.
All Good Things Must Come To An End
Hudson River Park’s Pier 25
This coming weekend is your last chance to see Jean Miele’s photo exhibition.
You can view it and tour the ship, today and tomorrow from 2:00 to 6:00 PM
LILAC is berthed at Hudson River Park’s Pier 25.
Dr. Dog and Shakey Graves
$68 Rock concert.
Free Outdoor Movie
Tribeca’s Washington Market Park (enter on Greenwich Street, near Duane Street), where Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse will be screened. Shows begin at 7:30 pm and admission is free.
SUNDAY SEPT 15
Sympathetic Spies: George Washington’s Eyes and Ears in Lower Manhattan
Fraunces Tavern Museum
The British Revolutionary War spymaster Major General George Beckwith claimed that “Washington didn’t really outfight the British, he simply out-spied us.” Join Archive on Parade founder Lucie Levine as she retraces the steps of Washington’s master spies, who operated in Lower Manhattan. Discover who peddled the first fake news, meet the tailor who saved Washington’s life twice, and find out what Eagles, Turtles, and Vultures have to do with turncoats and saboteurs. 54 Pearl Street. $25, $30
TaÃno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean
National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
Join a museum ambassador for a tour of the exhibition “TaÃno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean” Learn about the rural roots of the TaÃno movement and the legacy of Native peoples throughout the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands and their U.S. diasporas.
W.O. Decker Trip + Museum Admission
South Street Seaport Museum
Ages 10 and up (no more than three children under the age of 14 per adult) When booking this trip, please be aware that you are embarking on a working tugboat. Tugboat journeys can be bumpy and the only seating area is inside. There is a secure safety line around the perimeter of the boat, but it is not a hand grasp. You may get wet. Flat, closed-toe shoes with a back or back-strap are required. Check web site for times. $19-$35 Pier 16 (box office at 12 Fulton Street).
Experience warm and meaningful high holidays at the Andaz Hotel.
Services will be in English (and Hebrew) blended with contemporary messages throughout the service and simultaneously
have an exciting children’s service.
* Fun Kids Program
* Lively, Meaningful and Enjoyable Services
* Warm and welcoming environment
* Rosh Hashanah Dinner at the Wall St Grill – FiDi’s newest Kosher Steakhouse
Location: Andaz Wall Street at 75 Wall Street in the Financial District
RSVP Required at theJLE.com/HighHolidays
Questions? Contacts us at Info@theJLE.com | 212-335 0613
For Creative Kids
Parents and kids are invited to attend the annual Open House event at the Church Street School for Music and Art (41 White Street, between Church Street and Broadway) on Saturday, September 14, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Events will include singing, dancing, fine art classes, as well as mini-lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, drums, and woodwinds. Admission, along with all performances and lessons, is free. Parents of children wishing to try a sample lesson are asked to R.S.V.P., however.
To register, or request more information, please call 212-571-7290 or email: email@example.com.
TWO UNIQUE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Our successful small business in FIDI is looking to grow.
We specialize in selling donor recognition items to non-profits.
Our main market is hospitals in New York and New Jersey, one of the two markets that produce the highest and biggest sales figures.
We have a fantastic reputation.
Join us as a partner or as an independent sales rep (car necessary to reach our market).
As a partner you will benefit from extremely positive profits and gross markups. In addition, we have a superior supply network leaving us to sell and design and turn to others for the work where manufacturers face the most hurdles. Our business is lean and profitable.
As a sales rep you will benefit from a generous commission and have access to many current clients that can become yours.
Contact us at 212-766-9670 or firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for Barry. Please say why you are calling or e-mailing when you contact us.
Where Figs Ply
A Fig Aficionado’s Fest
Fig Fest, an annual gathering of local fig growers and aficionados, will take place at the National Lighthouse Museum (200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island), steps away from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal at St. George on Sunday, September 15, starting at 4:00 pm.
A $5 donation is requested. For more information, please email
email@example.com, or call: 718-390-0040.
CLASSIFIEDS & PERSONALS
Swaps & Trades Respectable Employment
Lost and Found 212-912-1106
Experienced, Reliable, Knowledgeable, Flexible hours
PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL
OR SMALL PR FIRM
Work with well-reviewed author of five E-books, developing and implementing outreach strategies. Includes writing, placement, research, new outlets and on-line advertising.
Savvy social media skills a must. Downtown location.
Please send resume and fee schedule to: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Available starting September for PT/FT.
Wonderful person, who is a great worker. Reference Available
Working in BPC. Call Tenzin 347 803 9523
Available for PT/FT elder care. Experienced. ReferencesAngella 347-423-5169
Ditch The Diets & Lose Weight For Good.
Call Janine to find out how with hypnosis.
Experienced Elder Care (12 years)
Able to prepare nutritious meals and light housekeeping
Excellent references 347 898 5804 Call Hope
NOTARY PUBLIC IN BPC
$2 per notarized signature
Text Paula at 917-836-8802
Dishes, windows, floors, laundry, bathrooms.
You name it – I will clean it.
Call Elle at 929-600-4520
IT AND SECURITY SUPPORT
Experienced IT technician. Expertise in 1-on-1 tutoring for all ages.Computer upgrading & troubleshooting.
Knowledgeable in all software programs. James Kierstead email@example.com 347-933-1362. Refs available
Experienced with BPC residents. Available nights, days, and weekends. Will cook, clean and administer medicine on time. Speaks French and English. Can start immediately.
Please call or text 929-600-4520.
OLD WATCHES SOUGHT
Mechanical pocket and wristwatches sought and
If you would like to place a listing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Fall Yard Sale at Southbridge Towers
The Annual Fall Yard Sale at Southbridge Towers
will take place
Thursday-to-Saturday, September 19, 20 and 21
Great bargains on interesting bric-a-brak, one-of-a-kind finds and lots of jewelry.
Enter via Fulton St.-next to Key-Food or on Pearl/Beekman Sts.
Contact: Ms. Jill Zilker, G.M. – Southbridge Towers 212-267-6190
September Storm Passing Over Staten Island
Cass Gilbert and the Evolution of the New York Skyscraper
by John Simko
Cruise Ships in the Harbor
Arrivals & Departures
Sunday, September 15
Outbound 1:30 pm;
Bermuda/Bahamas/Florida/Norfolk, VA/Baltimore, MD
Inbound 6:15 am; outbound 4:30 pm;
Queen Mary 2
Inbound 6:00 am (Brooklyn); outbound 5:00 pm;
Transatlantic (Southampton, UK/Hamburg, Germany)
Many ships pass Lower Manhattan on their way to and from the Midtown Passenger Ship Terminal. Others may be seen on their way to or from piers in Brooklyn and Bayonne. Stated times, when appropriate, are for passing the Colgate clock in Jersey City, New Jersey, and are based on sighting histories, published schedules and intuition. They are also subject to tides, fog, winds, freak waves, hurricanes and the whims of upper management.
Anthem of the Seas Spins About
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The Tale of the Ticker Tape,
or How Adversity and Spontaneity
Hatched a New York Tradition
What was Planned as a Grand Affair became a Comedy of Errors
While the festivities in New York Harbor didn’t go as scripted that afternoon, the spontaneous gesture it generated from the brokerage houses lining Broadway famously lives on more than a century later.
On October 28, 1886, Liberty Enlightening the World was to be unveiled to New York City and the world as it stood atop its tall base on Bedloe’s Island. But the morning mist had turned to afternoon fog, blurring the view of the statue from revelers on the Manhattan shore and the long parade of three hundred ships on the Hudson River.
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