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WNYC News

No Smooth Sailing at Meeting on Seaport

Thursday, December 11, 2014

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Special Landmarks Committee of Manhattan Communtiy Board 1 draws contentious, overflowing crowd.

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WNYC News

South Street Seaport Tower Gets a Haircut

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Developer Howard Hughes and SHoP Architects Corp. unveil a scaled-back residential tower as part of their plan to redevelop the seaport.  

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WNYC News

Residents Say High-Rise Has No Place Near Brooklyn Bridge

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Residents of the South Street Seaport area voiced strong opposition Tuesday evening to a proposed redevelopment plan that would result in a high-rise in the neighborhood.

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WNYC News

Seaport Merchants Unite for a Comeback One Year After Sandy

Monday, October 28, 2013

A year after Sandy flooded the South Street Seaport with eight feet of water, some small businesses are still closed, but many have re-opened over the past few weeks and there's a spirit of optimism.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Breaks Ground on South Street Seaport Redevelopment

Thursday, October 17, 2013

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The South Street Seaport could be the city's next hot spot, thanks to a $200 million redevelopment project that broke ground Thursday.

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WNYC News

Pop-Up Shops, Outdoor Movies Coming to Sandy-Ravaged Seaport

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Manhattan's South Street Seaport — still recovering from Sandy — is getting a temporary face-lift. Pop-up stores, a beer garden, even  an outdoor film series, is planned for the area starting Memorial Day weekend.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Seaport Developments

Thursday, March 14, 2013

As the South Street Seaport area recovers from Sandy, the City Council holds a hearing on the development deal for Pier 17. Julie Shapiro, news editor at DNAinfo.com, talks about that deal and the New Amsterdam Market petition.

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WNYC News

South Street Seaport Businesses Worried About Pier 17 Overhaul

Thursday, March 14, 2013

More than four months after Sandy, the cobblestone lanes of the South Street Seaport look like something out of The Walking Dead

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The Brian Lehrer Show

State of Mayoral Race; New Pope; Relaxed TSA; Pi Day

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Candidates continue to emerge in the 2013 mayoral race. Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Anna Sale analyze the current field of hopefuls. Plus: Bob Garfield of On The Media explains why some businesses prosper by eschewing social media; the significance of the first Jesuit pope; the future of South Street Seaport; the TSA's new, relaxed stance on small knives; and your calls about Pi(e) Day.

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South Street Seaport Businesses Struggle Post-Sandy

Friday, March 01, 2013

Four months after Sandy, few tourists and New Yorkers are plying South Street Seaport's cobblestone streets. The neighborhood's derelict feel conjures up a phrase no business owner wants to hear: ghost town.

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WNYC News

Dozens Injured in Lower Manhattan Ferry Crash

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Authorities say 74 people were injured in the Manhattan ferry crash — two of them critically. There were 326 passengers on the vessel when it arrived from New Jersey on Wednesday morning.

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WNYC News

Tourism at South Street Seaport Hit Hard By Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

When Sandy blew into the South Street Seaport the night of October 29, the neighborhood's quaint red-brick buildings were quickly submerged in a raging river full of timber, debris, street signs and fuel oil.

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WNYC News

Agreement Reached for Overhaul of NYC's South Street Seaport

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The red, boxy Pier 17 building at South Street Seaport will be getting a modern makeover. City officials have reached an agreement with developer Howard Hughes Corp. to redevelop the building.

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WNYC News

No Injuries Reported as Seaport Fire is 'Extinguished'

Saturday, July 14, 2012

By early evening, the only trace of the three-alarm fire at South Street Seaport that sent up billowing clouds of smoke Saturday afternoon was the lingering smoky smell.

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Gig Alert: Patrick Watson

Friday, July 06, 2012

The Montreal quartet Patrick Watson performs at the River To River Festival at Pier 17, The Seaport on Friday night. Download its lush lead single "Into Giants." 

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WNYC News

Chic Renovations for South Street Seaport Met With Mixed Reaction

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The rickety wood docks and faux-boat house at the South Street Seaport are a rustic charm to some. But now, a proposal for replacing the boxy red structure known as Pier 17 with a three-story glass building that includes an expansive rooftop auditorium is drawing attention.

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Features

Ambrose Lightship Returns to South Street Seaport Museum

Monday, March 05, 2012

The South Street Seaport Museum has been missing a key piece of its maritime collection since January: the Ambrose lightship. The vessel, built in 1908, was sent over to Staten Island for repairs. Flanked by an FDNY water boat salute — streams of water announcing her return — the Ambrose docked at home on Monday.

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Gig Alerts: Thee Oh Sees

Friday, July 16, 2010

The trippy noise rock band play the South Street Seaport Friday. Download their rollicking track "I Was Denied."

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Gig Alerts: Bear In Heaven

Friday, July 09, 2010

The Brooklyn electro-rockers play a free show at the South Street Seaport Friday night. Download the foreboding remix of their track "Ultimate Satisfaction."

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Features

Ke$ha Concert Canceled

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rising pop star Ke$ha was slated to perform at the South Street Seaport later this summer, but the concert was canceled by Seaport property managers, General Growth Properties.

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