5 results for month: 09/2016

An invite to the Wavertree Reception from the South Street Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum would like us to pass along this invite for all SAVE OUR SEAPORT supporters to welcome Wavertree home this Thursday, September 29th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please join us for a cocktail reception aboard with a very special guest, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and with a number of other notable supporters in attendance. The invitation to A Toast to Wavertree! is attached. There will be hors d'oeuvres, oysters, cocktails, and period music from the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra. Every ticket purchased supports the Seaport Museum's operational fund and lays the groundwork for Wavertree's activation as exhibi...

From the Street of Ships

Wavertree is scheduled to return to a berth at South Street Seaport on Sept 24. According to the South Street Seaport Museum: “Beginning at 1pm, the Seaport Museum will offer free family activities on Pier 16. Wavertree will arrive to great maritime fanfare in a parade of ships at approximately 5pm.” We’re happy to see that the waterfront and the maritime history of our city will not be lost from South Street.  We want to give a special thanks to Council Member Margaret Chin and Borough President Gale Brewer for the help they were able to secure from NYC for the restoration of this great ship.

Peking departs

Save Our Seaport is sorry to see Peking leave her berth at South Street, but proud of her being saved here in New York till a permanent home could be secured. SOS continues to fight for a vibrant waterfront where maritime history and practice come to life.We'll be looking forward to the return of Wavertree!

How this departing South Street Seaport gem survived the ‘storm of the century’

Yet, a 21st Century storm keeps her in port for a day or two more... [How this departing South Street Seaport gem survived the ‘storm of the century’]

SOS Voter’s Guide to the race to replace Shelley Silver (Vote 9/13)

New York State  Assembly District 65 Debate The candidates were asked their opinion about developments at the South Street Seaport: https://youtu.be/Ibj0QZiEWWU Here is the order in which they speak: Jenifer Rajkumar, Downtown Democratic Female District Leader NYS Assembly Member Alice Cancel Gigi K. Li, Formerly Chair Manhattan CB3 Yu-Lin Niou, Formerly Chief of Staff for Assembly Member Ron Kim Don Lee, Community Activist Paul Newell, Downtown Democratic Male District Leader The New York State Democratic Primary takes place on September 13th. Please vote!