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Year: 2013

Honoring the legacy of Elizabeth H. Berger

New York City Deputy Mayor Patti Harris, Deputy Parks Commissioner Bill Castro, Council member Margaret Chin, Community Board 1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes along with Robert R. Douglass, chair, and Bill Bernstein, acting President of the Downtown...

A party space with history

A party space with history

There are many places to host holiday parties, from a living room to the board room. And then there is the landmark India House Club. The club, which...

Finding their voice

Finding their voice

It's been more than 80 years since two sailors who served aboard the same ship in the U.S. Navy got together on Vesey Street to talk about forming a...

From the history vault

From the history vault

Since the days of the Revolutionary War, the Colonists fought with the British over everything from who gets the best tea, to who has the right to...

A Wing and a Prayer

A Wing and a Prayer

BonChon Chicken on John Street has been through a lot since it opened a few years ago: the Korean wing restaurant was battered by Hurricane Sandy in...

Get Your BBQ Fix at Route 66

Get Your BBQ Fix at Route 66

With a nod to "The Mother Road," the recently-opened Route 66 Smokehouse is bringing some smoky heat to Stone Street. The restaurant features such...

Digging for Treasure in the Seaport

Digging for Treasure in the Seaport

 Sailors like to drink a lot of booze, or so the legend goes. Now, we have the evidence to prove it--a host of liquor bottles from the late...

Opening Hearts and Doors

Opening Hearts and Doors

The Brooklyn junior could not picture a future beyond high school. With subpar grades, her prospects were scant.So the 15 year-old from Crown Heights...

Flat Whites from Down Under

Flat Whites from Down Under

 Something's brewing at 30 Broad Street, and if you're a serious coffee aficionado, it could be trouble. Bluestone Lane Coffee has just opened a...

A Preschool for the (Young) Ages

A Preschool for the (Young) Ages

A new preschool is in town, and just in time, as Lower Manhattan continues to grow and welcome new families.Battery Park Montessori recently opened...