Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:00pm

Join us on October 30th at 3PM for our next public meeting where we will discuss the role of the Council Committee on Environmental Protection regarding climate resiliency planning.

Guest speakers will include:

  • Council Member Donovan Richards, Chair, Committee on Environmental Protection
  • Korin Tangtrakul and Josh Eichen with an Open Sewer Atlas update

The meeting will be held at
Pratt Manhattan
144 W 14th St, Room 213
New York, NY 10011

Please RSVP HERE if you plan to attend.


Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm



A glance at New York City’s subway map reveals over 722 miles of train lines running mostly though Manhattan connecting to Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Apologies to Staten Island. While this facilitates transit between Manhattan and the other boroughs, the G train (originally a shuttle) is the only dedicated north-south subway line between the other boroughs. Unlike the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail in New Jersey along the Hudson River, there is no major dedicated north-south public transit east of Manhattan.

Development along the waterfront of Brooklyn and Queens is booming. New York City desperately needs a dedicated north-south transit service. Alexander Garvin has proposed the construction of a streetcar line that will provide service to a ready market of residential high-rise developments as well as for those who work in Red Hook, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Greenpoint, Long Island City and Astoria. It will also open up development for underperforming real estate assets along this corridor. A similar opportunity exists on Third Avenue in the Bronx.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

This is a free event!


The second phase of Design/Relief’s Catch — & — Release provides a deeper understanding of the South Street Seaport’s history and culture, following last winter’s participatory installation that highlighted its connection and resiliency. Multiple perspectives and personal memories on and of the Seaport, collected through community engagement, charrettes, and in-depth interviews, reveals the lively cultural mosaic which has defined a sense of place for the community for the past half century.

You are invited to explore and rediscover the Seaport, listening to the untold stories by its characters: a painter, a photographer, a fishmonger, a composer, and others, whose stories are all intertwined within this twelve-block enclave.

This nighttime walking tour is a teaser for The Seaport Stories, an unusual self-guided tour composed of a larger collection of personal stories revealing what is not visible on the surface of the Seaport today. This event will provide visitors and residents a special opportunity to share and listen to the vivid tales on site, experiencing the Seaport through bringing back to life what made the Seaport extraordinary. A temporary installation of site-specific posters will also unveil the stories as well as serving as markers for the tour.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

Brooklyn Kayak Guides & the Appalachian Mountain Club NY-NoJ Chapter host Rapid Media's 9th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival showcasing the world's best paddling films to audiences in Canada, United States and around the world.

The festival inspires more people to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and emotional extremes, embrace the lifestyle and appreciate the heritage of the wild places we paddle.

The Reel Paddling Film Festival is a film contest awarding winning films in 10 categories. The winners and other shortlisted films are then toured to more than 100 cities around the world, screening for an audience of more than 30,000 outdoor adventure enthusiasts and their friends and families.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Human Impacts Institute’s Fourth Annual Creative Climate Awards (Sept 15-Oct 15th),  in partnership with Climate Week NYC,  Positive Feedback and Artbridge, bring together the visual arts, performance art, and film to install climate-inspired public works throughout New York City and the globe.

This group exhibit and launch party are one of numerous public events with participating artists that are addressing this year's challenge to "Making Climate Personal".   

Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)

We hope that you have an interesting on-water experience!


Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm


Join Save Our Seaport in this year’s Greenwich Village Halloween Parade!

Save Our Seaport will have its own contingent in the Parade. We’ll be letting the whole city know where the treasure can be found… South Street Seaport Historic District!

And we’ll be telling a pirate’s tale… of how it could be lost, or saved!

Join the crew as we spread the word… stop the handover of the Seaport to private development!

Meet up: October 31st, 6:00pm, Albert Capsuoto Park (triangle south of Canal Street bordered by Varick & Laight Streets).

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