South Street Seaport
The nearly 28-year-old mall on Pier 17 on the South Street Seaport was set to close permanently Monday.
While much of the South Street Seaport remains closed due to the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the popular TKTS discount booth has now returned.
Police on Saturday released a sketch of a suspect who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy at the South Street Seaport earlier this week.
Three people were rescued Saturday morning after a boat overturned on the East River alongside Lower Manhattan.
One of the markets will be at the Seaport itself and the other will be close by in the so-called Tin Building that was home to the old Fulton Fish Market.
Unlike the past, the New York City Half Marathon will have the full support of the South Street Seaport area next month.
The Seastreak ferry service was set to resume regular service Monday, five days after one of its boats crashed into a Lower Manhattan Pier – leaving some 74 people injured.
“Right now we’re just trying to collect, gather the factual information and the perishable evidence that can go away with the passage of time,” NTSB’s Robert L. Sumwalt said. “We will be going over that boat with a fine tooth comb.”
Tens of thousands of jobs have been lost in lower Manhattan at least temporarily, and thousands of people are still without power or phone service. It’s mostly an uninhabitable area, eight weeks after Hurricane Sandy.
Many stores in Lower Manhattan damaged by superstorm Sandy haven’t been able to benefit from the holiday season. But at one business near the South Street Seaport, they’re counting their lucky stars and their Christmas receipts.
The South Street Seaport Museum reopened to visitors Monday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, and was set to launch two new exhibits on Friday.
The South Street Seaport is one of the areas hammered by Sandy and now there are worries that the revitalization there has been seriously setback.
A fire erupted at a crowded South Street Seaport on Saturday. Incredibly, no one was hurt. But now investigators have to figure out how it started.
If you’re more of a historian than a Leonardo DiCaprio fan, “Titanic at 100: Myth and Memory” will be right up your alley.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade won’t be the only event shutting down city streets this weekend. The New York City Half Marathon is Sunday.