Lower Manhattan redevelopment to include Pier 17 remodeling

Community Board 1 voted last month to support a Howard Hughes Corporation proposal on Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport District. While the city’s land use process is still not finalized, the existing agreement with the city’s Economic Development...

South Street Seaport Constuction: Pros and Cons

Since October 9th, Water Street between Peck and Dover Street has been closed due to work being performed by the New York City’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC). Phase 1 of the six month construction project is designed to continue water-main...

Lower Manhattan Burger place, Grandma’s House, brings it home

Mimosas, hummus, bruchetta…Wait! Aren’t we in America, the land of burgers, fried chicken, and slaw? Well one Lower Manhattan burger shop hasn’t forgotten the culinary building blocks of this great country. “Grandma’s...

Manhattan Things to Do this Weekend: Taste of the Seaport and Good Food Fest

As summer begins to fade into autumn, and we walk around Manhattan wearing our favorite outerwear, our cravings for the fun outdoor events of summer have yet to abandon our inward desires and sensibilities. Moreover, food underscores much of these...

South Street Seaport Welcomes New Theater Tenant

A 200-seat theater is planned to be built by the Algonquin Theater for off-Broadway productions that will include musical shows, cabaret entertainments, comedy performance and children’s plays.  Situated at 89 South Street, on the 2nd floor of Seaport...