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Seaport Report, Oct. 9, 2014

BY JANEL BLADOW  |  After a bit of a summer break, I’m back with Seaport Report. While our little neighborhood gem has had plenty of news and events – the daily papers offered plenty of details – while S.R. was on hiatus, we’re back with the things that are important to us neighbors. No news […]

BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Our little neighborhood is the belle of the summer fun in the city this year! Thank you Macy’s for drawing attention downtown! Restaurant news…New places are popping up in old locations. Long established spots are back and better. And a historic gem is working hard to make a comeback.  Rumor has […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Summer’s here… Let the fun begin! Piano sand bar… Could it have accompanied former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in her swan song when she lost her run for mayor last year? Or, is this what we get for the $7 million she committed when she was running hot and heavy […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Our little village within the Big City is bursting … with news … much like blooming May flowers! Seaport S.O.S.… Save Our Seaport, a community watchdog organization, held a couple of great informational Town Hall Meetings last week. The goal of these meet-ups at the Titanic Memorial Park (Water and Fulton […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Is it spring yet? I recently heard that what we’ve experienced the past few weeks is a new season: Spwrinter…come May flowers. We’re anxiously waiting. Get dirty, bloom pretty… So if you’re a bit like me and can’t wait any longer for Spring to spring and summer to come, get involved […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  The ice skating rink and blow up music venue are gone. Sidewalk café tables are coming out. Spring must be on its way. And with it comes a lot of rebirth around our neighborhood. Cha..cha..changes… Good and bad news with the closing of Meade’s on Peck Slip. Sadly our neighborhood hangout […]

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By Janel Bladow  |  Snow. Ice. Cold. Hearts. Chocolate. Love. It must be February. What better way to comfort the body and warm the soul than with good food. Two restaurants. Two chefs. Two different approaches to fun. Too cool! A gastronomic event of epic proportions… A bit of superlative but once you read on, you’ll […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  2014 is already off at blizzard speed. With fired up community activists, heated town hall meetings and polar vortex deep freezes, the neighborhood appears to be skating on thin ice. Not to worry, all this activity keeps our wonderful community vital during the drab season. His force be with you…. Area […]

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It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas so let’s cheer those of our cool neighborhood who have survived the last year, recently returned or are still plugging away to make it back soon! A mysterious caper…. “The Cat in the Hat” can quickly clean up messes, but he has nothing on the […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW   |  It’s beginning to feel like autumn even though August felt more like fall than summer but I digress…just happy the ‘hood is shaping up and shaking off the hurricane horror of last year. So much is happening this month… Rally around the lighthouse… A number of politicians, community leaders and […]

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