Skip to main content


Transforming Moments: A Conversation With Diane Von Furstenberg

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Before she was an international fashion icon and a member of the TIME 100, Diane von Furstenberg was a young girl growing up with parents who had just survived the Holocaust. Her father, originally from Moldova, escaped the Nazis in Switzerland. Her mother, originally from Greece, fought the Nazis as a member of the resistance […]



Winter Garden

View the mesmerizing display of colorful lanterns in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place! Conceived by the LAB at Rockwell Group, Luminaries’ glowing canopy consists of 640 twinkling custom lanterns that change in color and intensity.


Life & Death in Manhattan Walking Tour

Lively 2.5-hour tour of Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown. Meet at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Discover more than four centuries of life and death in Manhattan.


BPC Gift Drop-Off

Rockefeller Park

When parents cannot provide Christmas gifts for their children, Stockings With Care collects, organizes and delivers gifts to families, so no child is left out. You may drop off unwrapped gifts to a collection box located in the lobby at 75 Battery Place or at the Holiday Lights celebration on 12/1.


History Tour of The Battery

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, SeaGlass Carousel, beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and much more.


Seaport Tree Lighting

When the switch is thrown to light up the tree, you know the countdown to the festive season has officially begun. Come to the Seaport for an evening of all things merry on November 29, 2022. The event will begin at 5pm and will feature holiday markets, live music performances, and surprises throughout the neighborhood. […]


Holiday Tree Lighting at the Seaport

On November 29, the Seaport will host the annual holiday tree lighting celebration to illuminate the 30-foot neighborhood tree and kick off the festive season. The tree lighting event will take place on Fulton Street at the entrance to the Seaport’s historic cobblestones beginning at 5 PM, with musical performances and a special guest appearance […]

Unequal Cities: Overcoming Anti-Urban Bias to Reduce Inequality in the United States

Skyscraper Museum

Book presentation. Cities are central to prosperity: they are hubs of innovation and growth. Yet the economic vitality of wealthy cities is marred by persistent and pervasive inequality. In his new book Unequal Cities, economist Richard McGahey argues that deeply entrenched anti-urban policies and politics limit cities' options to address inequality. Many factors – structural […]


The History of Antisemitism: Blood Libel

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Throughout history, Jews have been accused of using the blood of non-Jews for “rituals.” This accusation, which as come to be called “blood libel,” dates to the second century BCE and continued to grow with the spread of Christianity. In the Middle Ages, the motif made its way into art and literature like Chaucer’s Canterbury […]


Meet the Authors – Four Wheels and a Board: The Smithsonian History of Skateboarding

National Museum of Amer. Indian

Skateboarding isn’t just a recreational activity, but a professional sport, lifestyle, art form, and cultural phenomenon. The striking book Four Wheels and a Board: The Smithsonian History of Skateboarding captures its spirited history, iconic skateboarders, diverse community, and the palpable passion of the people who love it. It includes contributions from the most influential names […]


Pioneering Pianist & Winning Trumpeter Jazz It Up At Tribeca Performing Arts Center


(New York, NY) November 10, 2022 -- BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Jazz In Progress: Special Double Bill on Saturday, December 10 at 7:30PM. This special event is a double-bill of the two 1st place winners in the 2021 DCJazzPrix International Band Competition. Giveton Gelin […]


New York Jewish Book Festival

Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – a Living Memorial to the Holocaust - presents its first-ever New York Jewish Book Festival, featuring talks, panels, and author signings. The daylong event will touch on themes of Jewish heritage including culture and history, modern life and literature, the Holocaust, food and cookbooks, and books for kids and […]