Home » Posts tagged with » Pier 17 (Page 5)

Finger lickin’ delish… A couple of weeks ago, a new, kid-friendly restaurant called Grandma’s House opened its doors on construction-heavy Peck Slip. It’s a daring move, considering the state of disrepair outside the inviting front door. But behind the white picket fence window boxes is another world — an oasis from the dust, noise and […]

Continue reading …

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  On Sat., July 14, Circle Line Downtown’s speedboat, Shark, had just dropped off passengers and was moored on the east side of Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport when the crew heard people screaming, “Fire!” With Captain Michael Pellizzi at the helm, the Shark headed over to Pier 17, […]

Continue reading …

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  For the second time in less than a week, the New York Fire Department had to be summoned to Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport. On Wednesday, July 18, a security guard noticed smoke on the far south face of Pier 17. “Out of an abundance of caution, the […]

Continue reading …

BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Call this the summer of music and good fun. There are plenty of cool things to do in the ‘hood during the warm weather. Fabulous friends, great cocktails… The party gods smiled on long-time Water Street resident Harold Reed once again. On Wed., June 13, he held his festive gathering to […]

Continue reading …

BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Architects and historians appointed by the city have signed off on developer Howard Hughes Corporation’s plan to overhaul the outdated, landmarked Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport by 2015. At a public meeting in mid-May, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (L.P.C.) unanimously approved the developer’s proposal, which entails […]

Continue reading …

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER   |  The Howard Hughes Corporation employed the full court press on April 17 when it went before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. The developers were requesting permission to demolish the existing building on Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport and replace it with a glass-sheathed structure designed by […]

Continue reading …

The Howard Hughes Corporation unveiled its redevelopment plan for the historic Pier 17 two weeks ago at a Community Board 1 meeting. Many media reports indicated that the presentation was met with unanimous approval and appeared to give a “green-light” to the design. But the issue entails much more than what’s been reported and what […]

Continue reading …
Page 5 of 512345