Newsletter: August 12
LOOKING BACK: HARRISON STREET IN THE ’40S
From the collection of A. Mogyorosy, who has lived here since 1977, some evocative photos of Harrison Street and the Washington Market taken in the ’40s up to the ’80s.
IN THE NEWS
The North Face opens new store in Soho. Plus a local art therapist explains the finer points of coloring books; an update on Google’s plans for Houston; a new CEO for the Perelman Performing Arts Center.
CB1 GIVES HEISMAN TO NYC FERRY SERVICE
CB1 pushed back against the city’s plan to add a BPC route to its NYC Ferry system. The ferries would go from Staten Island to Vesey Street to Midtown, starting in 2020.
SEEN & HEARD
Row around Manhattan next weekend! Plus Supaman performs his hybrid brand of Native and hip hop culture TONIGHT at Brookfield; the Downtown Alliance is offering free event space for non-profits; Alexis Bittar at the Seaport.
IN THE NEWS
Fighting to keep the Rector Street bridge. Plus Robert De Niro sells the majority stake in the film festival; some progress on the pit at Warren and West Broadway?; a group of Navy Seals swim across the Hudson.