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Sail Into the Past With a Visit to the Seaport Museum’s Wavertree

A friendly reminder that the South Street Seaport Museum’s Wavertree, a tall cargo ship built in the year 1885, is open and free to tour at Pier 16 (Fulton and South streets).Visitors can access the 2,000-ton ship’s outdoor areas, its main deck...

Students, Take Advantage Of These Discounts At Five Lower Manhattan Museums

Students, Take Advantage Of These Discounts At Five Lower Manhattan Museums

Back-to-school season is here, even if some students aren’t physically returning to campus. But with learning in the air and a chill in the temps,...

All Aboard! South Street Seaport Museum To Reopen Historic Ship For Visitors.

All Aboard! South Street Seaport Museum To Reopen Historic Ship For Visitors.

Cultural institutions such as the Museum of Jewish Heritage and the 9/11 Museum & Memorial recently announced their preparations for reopenings...

Take a Ride on New York Harbor’s Historic Tugboat

Take a Ride on New York Harbor’s Historic Tugboat

One Sunday evening a few weeks ago I was standing in the middle of New York Harbor with one foot propped up on the ledge of South Street Seaport’s...

Rosanne Cash: Helping Keep a Great Ship Afloat

Rosanne Cash: Helping Keep a Great Ship Afloat

Over the last three decades, singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash has recorded a dozen albums and had eleven Number 1 singles. Born in Memphis,...

Revisit a Classic: The Old Man & The Sea

Revisit a Classic: The Old Man & The Sea

Tonight at 5:30pm, join the South Street Seaport Museum for a screening of a favorite among people of all ages, "The Old Man and the Sea."The 1958...

Capturing New York City in Vivid Color

Capturing New York City in Vivid Color

It appears as if you are looking at a photograph. The image of the Brooklyn Bridge is vividly captured. But if one glimpses only at it briefly, what...

South Street Seaport Museum Working To Reopen After Hurricane Sandy

South Street Seaport Museum Working To Reopen After Hurricane Sandy

In Susan Henshaw Jones’ words, Hurricane Sandy dealt the South Street Seaport Museum a “body blow.” The entire Seaport area was flooded and...

Compass Pointing Towards Art and Life in the Early 19th Century

Compass Pointing Towards Art and Life in the Early 19th Century

Speaking of the spread of information, perhaps the most interesting part of the exhibit was the “Social Networking” display. As a frequent...

A History of Lower Manhattan at the South Street Seaport Museum

A History of Lower Manhattan at the South Street Seaport Museum

I recently traveled down the cobbled streets of Lower Manhattan to visit the newly reopened South Street Seaport Museum. Surrounded by the 19th...