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South Street Seaport

Historic Site Selected for the World Chess Championship Match

Dylan Loeb McClain | Posted 08.09.2016 | Sports
Dylan Loeb McClain

A rendering of the Fulton Market building in the South Street Seaport Agon, the company that owns the commercial rights to organize the World Chess C...

A Solution to Street Violence Can Be Found in Martial Arts, Yoga and Meditation

Gary Snyder | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gary Snyder

Every few weeks, it seems, there's a new example of street violence that jumps to front and center of the national media and sparks another round of c...

From Refugee Camp to Moda Boss of NYC's South Street Seaport District

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Sahra Vang Nguyen

Born and raised in a refugee camp in Argentina, Phromsavanh dropped out of school at 15 years old and got her first job at a wholesale clothing company in Buenos Aires to support her family.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Two Art Projects Aim to Rebuild Community

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Can art serve as a catalyst for revitalizing neighborhoods? It's a question being explored by two unique art projects: "Back in the Bronx," a new camp...

New Music and Ways to Listen at River To River Festival

NYC-ARTS | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York

River To River festival events in New York City this summer have been nudging audiences into new ways of experiencing sound and music, where no one ha...

12-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted At South Street Seaport | Posted 06.26.2013 | New York

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT — A 12-year-old boy visiting New York City with his grandmother was sexually assaulted in a Pier 17 bathroom Tuesday evening, p...

After Hurricane Sandy, a Walk Through South Street Seaport

Kenneth Rosen | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Kenneth Rosen

I kept walking to South Street Seaport, a place I hadn't been since I was very young. But not so young that I forgot what it was like. Bars were open and people strolled through a mid-summer night breeze off the East River. This was no longer the case.

Mystery Donor Helps Museum Rebuild After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.04.2013 | Impact

A flooded Downtown Manhattan museum still faces $22 million in damage after Hurricane Sandy, but it's now overflowing with kindness from a mystery don...

The Seaport: Two Centuries of Serving the Community -- What's Next?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Kristi York Wooten

South Street Seaport's heyday began in the early 1800s, when it was a popular East River port for sailing cargo boats. Today it is still a popular area for New Yorkers to get together.

NYPD Commissioner's Son Accused Of Rape

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

A New York woman has accused broadcast journalist Greg Kelly of sexually assaulting her last October. Kelly, 43, co-host of the morning TV show "Go...

The Faithful Shopper: Christmas in October

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I know, I know. It's not even Halloween yet, and the stores are filled with Christmas carols, holiday décor and gifts for year-end giving. I love it!

South Street Seaport: An Insider's Guide to Front Street

GloboMaestro | Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

With its historic pedigree of cobbled streets and low-rise tenements, the northerly fringe of Front Street is cozy, romantic, even down-home. And in just the past few years it's sprouted an impressive row of eateries and watering holes.

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

South Street Seaport Museum Sinking Fast...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.18.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

Even the most absent-minded can't miss the tall-masted ships in the harbor. Soon enough, those ships may be gone. If that happens, South Street will truly be just an outdoor mall.

Upscale Beer Garden To Replace South St Water Taxi Beach

| Clare Goggin | Posted 06.14.2011 | New York

It's a misconception in New York City that you can open any outdoor space and slap the designation "beer garden" on it just because you happen to serv...

Best Coast Brings Sun-Soaked Sounds to Sweltering Seaport (FREE MP3)

Ben Bromberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ben Bromberg

Last Friday, the South Street Seaport held another free concert as part of the River To River Festival, bringing free music to outdoor venues around t...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Cyndi Lauper, Bear Hands

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Robert Francis with Henry Wolf NPR called Robert Francis "A young man with an old soul," referring to his singing-songwriting. At just 19, his emotion...

Bear In Heaven and Zola Jesus At South Street Seaport

Roland Li | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Roland Li

A sunless evening awaited the audience at the South Street Seaport last Friday, as the city's sweltering heat wave gave way to a cooler respite. The e...

On the Culture Front: Food Film Fest, Shakespeare in the Park, and Next to Normal

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

With the warmer weather and some traveling, I've been getting a bit behind on my cultural coverage around the city. Last weekend, the Food Film Festiv...

Amidst Riot News, New Albums from Drake and Hanson Rock On

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Here's hoping Hanson joins Drake at the top of the charts this summer -- and that stereotypes don't keep great music from playing.

Drake & Hanson Concert Ends In Violence

Huff Post Citizen Reporting | Shauna Sigglekow | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"Someone's going to get shot" was probably the last phrase one would expect to hear at a free concert featuring Hanson and a former cast member of the...

Father David Anderson Looks For Mysterious Good Samaritan Who Helped Save Daughter Bridget Sheridan's Life

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

One very grateful father, David Anderson, is searching for the mysterious good Samaritan who acted quickly to help save his two-year-old daughter, Bri...

South Street Seaport Rescue: David Anderson Saves 2-Year-Old After Falling Into East River

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- A desperate dad jumped into the East River to save his 2-year-old daughter after she fell 20 feet from a boat at South ...

Flirty Thirties: Sumptuous Interiors of the SS Normandie On Display in New York

Pam Bristow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pam Bristow

From Audrey Tatou's star turn as Coco Chanel to the recent exhibition devoted to thirties designer Madeleine Vionnet by Paris' Les Arts Decoratifs, French Art Deco is once again, a la mode.

Santa Lives In South Street Seaport | MANNY FERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the biggest, brashest city in the country, in the land of 16 million sharp elbows and deadly shootouts in Times Square, there is room for Santa Cla...