three spectacularly composed pool townhomes that have been individually designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen.
Each offers a private entrance, cultivated living spaces and an exclusive spa level, complete with a steam room, sauna, and custom stainless steel and glass pool. Pool townhomes are newly priced from $7,950,000. Immediate occupancy.
The Weekend Calendar of Events
in Lower Manhattan
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28
Longines Global Champions Tour
The Longines Global Champions Tour is the world’s premier show jumping series, bringing together the top ranked horses and riders in the sport. Olympic, International and National Champions will compete at the stunning new venue of Governors Island, New York, for the thrilling finals of the 20-event circuit. Today and tomorrow.
12NOON – 3:30PM
Legendary Lighthouse Soup Contest
National Lighthouse Museum
Belly up to the soup bar at the National Lighthouse Museum’s “Legendary Soup Contest” during the Lighthouse Point Fest. Taste soups by Peter Botros of The Stone House; Violette’s Cellar; Sofia Taqueria; Harvest Café; Port Richmond High School with director J. Mulvey; New Ventures Charter School with Chef David Cavagnaro; Pastosa on Forest Avenue with owner, Vincent D’Antuono; MarMar; Liberty Tavern; Jeff Caravella from Blue, Bayou and Beso, Jeremy Pappalardo from Pier 76; the Unitarian Church of Staten Island and talented home cooks! You decide the winner! Take the Staten Island Ferry across the harbor. The museum is a few minutes walk from the Ferry Terminal. The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island
All proceeds from the Legendary Soup Contest help support the National Lighthouse Museum, a private nonprofit organization that educates the public about the history and technology of our nation’s lighthouses.
Climate Science at Brooklyn Bridge Beach
The Waterfront Alliance hosts “Climate Science in the Sand” on Brooklyn Bridge Beach (on the East River waterfront beneath the FDR Drive, near Dover Street). Offering rare public access to a shoreline normally closed, this educational family workshop will feature kid-friendly activities that showcase the past, present, and future of the local waterfront. It’s free and children (along with their parents) are encouraged to drop by for any part of the afternoon-long program, including the measuring the low tide (at 2:49 pm) with a flood yardstick, testing the water temperature, and gauging the pH balance of the river. (Rain or shine; closed-toed shoes are required for access to the beach.)
Ghostbird Press 2019 Book Launch Reading and Celebration
This book launch celebrates two new chapbooks from Ghostbird Press: Joseph O. Legaspi’s Postcards, and Sylvia Beato’s Allegiances, winner of the 2019 Birdhouse Prize. Both authors will read and be available during the following reception for conversation and book signings. Free. 10 River Terrace.
The Tunnel to Towers Run from Brooklyn to Manhattan
West Street, from the Battery up to Warren Street.
The event symbolizes Stephen Siller’s final footsteps from the foot of the Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers, and pays homage to the 343 FDNY firefighters, 71 law enforcement officers, and thousands of civilians who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Taino: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean
One Bowling Green
Join a National Museum of the American Indian ambassador for a tour of Taino: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean. Learn about the rural roots of the Taino movement and the legacy of Native peoples throughout the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands and their U.S. diasporas. Free.
One Bowling Green.
Attend a mini lesson and navigate your way around Battery Park City using a compass. Participants will learn to read a map and make a bearing. Free. Presented by Battery Park City Authority
Cruise Ships in New York Harbor
Arrivals & Departures
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.
Saturday, September 28
Inbound 7:15 am; in port overnight Regal Princess Inbound 6:30 am (Brooklyn); outbound 5:00 pm