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BY JANEL BLADOW | Shoppers are franticly walking along Broad and Wall and around the Seaport, hunting for gifts… keep neighborhood stores bustling – shop locally! Happy Union… Friends and family celebrated with Jeremy and Cheryl Holin the marriage of their son Jason and his lovely, longtime complementing half Erin. The happy couple who has […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  The ghosts and goblins have departed but before their spirits were a wisp away, the elves were busy making the Seaport Christmas ready. What happened to Thanksgiving? A Gala Greeting… Bigwigs, friends, locals and fun folks all gathered at the stylish apartment of our charming neighbor Harold Reed to meet, greet […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  October is a favorite time around the Seaport. Lots of spooky fun, ghoulish cravings and trickiest treats! Boatloads of Bliss… Congrats to Kristen Byvoets and Michael “Mac” McIntyre, who tied the knot on Sept. 16. Seaport neighbors joined the happy Water Street couple along with their family and friends to sail […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Summer’s over. School’s back. Leaves are dropping. Fall’s nipping. There’s a crisp breeze in the air. And the party continues…  Cop out… Saturday gazillions of N.Y.P.D. officers surrounded Chase Bank down in the Financial District. Internet rumors abounded of a major rally against bankers. Nada happened, but believe me, the sea […]

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It’s a typical August here in the Seaport… lots of visitors strolling along the piers and waterfront, people enjoying cold beverages and eats at sidewalk spots, jackhammers gnawing away at the cobblestones or new concrete buildings on the rise and rats, rats and more rats. RAT PATROL PART 3… The City seems to be getting […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Summer’s in full swing. Time to wander to the waterfront and enjoy the breeze, and at night, the bright lights, big sky… Walk this way… Last week saw the long-awaited opening of the lower part of the new park along the East River, between Wall Street and Maiden Lane. The new […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Despite the financial crisis currently curtailing South Street Seaport events and activities, there are still plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the ‘hood now that summer is here. Just be careful where you walk at night (and carry a large stick)… Rats attack… Nearly a year ago, Assembly Speaker […]

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BY Janel Bladow | With all the financial and management troubles and construction projects plaguing the South Street Seaport businesses and museum, it’s a wonder the whole area is still afloat. But we neighbors believe in our hood. And know that all this, too, shall pass. Good Cause Gala… It was a starry night of […]

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