This is your reminder/nudge/notification that our bi-weekly meeting will occur TOMORROW, Wednesday October 30, in Conference Room 1 at St. Margaret’s House, 49 Fulton Street, 6:30pm. (Map)
We will discuss the newly (and unanimously) passed CB1 Resolution, the meeting within which it was passed (on the 50th floor of 4 World Trade Center), our continuing Seaport Watch activities, news from the Museum, and more…
Please download the flyer (below – PDF) and hand it out to your friends and neighbors!
Saturday, October 5th, 2pm.Meet at the corner of Fulton and Water Streets, by the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse. We'll havemusicandguest speakersand we willmake a stand for saving our historic district, our museum, our market, our waterfront. Our current (growing!) list ofguest speakers: Gale Brewer(City Council, candidate for Manhattan Borough President) Simeon Bankoff(Historic Districts Council) Peter Stanford(Founding President, South Street Seaport Museum) Roland Lewis(Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance) Robert LaValva(New Amsterdam Market) Jenifer Rajkumar(Democratic District Leader) Paul Hovitz(Community Board 1) Nelson Chin(Volunteer, Sailor) Paul Greenberg(Author, Journalist) Musicwill be provided by: Theresa Danks Art Baron
Born in Batavia, New York. Mother a concert harpist; father a photographer. BFA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University. Two–year certificate program at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. Worked for New York Telephone/NYNEX, 1970–1990, mostly in Manhattan. Earned Masters degree in Media Studies at New School for Social Research during the period. Odd film courses here and there at NYU.
Member of Canal Society of New York State (now on the board), board of Historic Pittsford, New Society of the Genesee, and Genesee Valley Civil War Roundtable.
Published in Crooked Lake Review, American Canals, Bottoming Out (Canal Society publication), New York Archives magazine, and The Encyclopedia of New York State.
Maintains an expanding 70+ Megabyte off–line chronology of World History.
Been doing TimeMaster segments over WXXI–FM – 91.5 – since 1997, until earlier this year when the program host retirted. Currently over 600 scripts. Current essays available by e–mail.
Core idea: Every person, place or object has a story. You just have to dig it out.
Also: The film version's usually much less interesting than what really happened.