South Street Seaport

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    The Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 8/22/14

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    July 30, 2014


    Don’t fill up on fries—the city’s best burgers are all here

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    The Tweets of 4Knots Music Festival

    Saturday at the South Street Seaport and 4Knots Music Festival was magical. The sun was shining, Marnie the Dog's tongue was out, and Dinosaur Jr. damaged the hearing of everyone in attendance a tiny bit. Thanks for coming out and having a good time with us. And thanks for tweeting about your super ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    4Knots Music Festival: Fun for the Whole Family

    South Street Seaport was bustling this Saturday for 4Knots. Young people, old people, and families weaving through its colorful food trucks and tents and stopping by the small and main stages to check out the festival's musical offerings. Throughout the day, the throngs of people grew, music lovers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in NYC This Weekend, 7/11/14

    If you like going to concerts and aren't checking our Concert Calendar on the reg, what are you even doing? We update it daily! Here are the 10 best concerts in NYC this weekend. (Go to 4Knots!)

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Where to Eat Near the Holiday Markets, Christmas Trees, and Skating Rinks

    Unless you're a total Grinch, this can be a pretty magical time of year to be in New York City -- the Big Apple really brings its A-game to decorations, holiday markets, and festive events, and if you can stomach the crowds, it's worth seeking them out so they can tug on your old holiday spirit hear ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 10, 2013


    600 highwaymen 
take on Arthur Miller

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The Trading Post Opens in South Street Seaport

    Richard Sheridan and his partners Deirdre Stone, Sam O'Connor, and John Higgins had been scouring the city fruitlessly in their search for a space for a restaurant when they stumbled upon an opportunity in South Street Seaport, the Manhattan neighborhood they all call home. "We were looking for five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Hunters Added to 4Knots Music Festival

    You've gotta have a code. And, for years, a good one that's never failed us is TRUST JAMES IHA. The ex-Smashing Pumpkins and sometimes Perfect Circle guitarist knows things, and when word got out that fiery Brooklyn punk outfit Hunters were in the studio with Iha, well, we knew too. We put them on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Lil B to Play 4Knots Music Festival After Party

    Over the last couple weeks we've rolled out all the acts playing this year's 4Knots Music Festival, our annual FREE outdoor concert taking place down at South Street Seaport's Pier 17 on June 29 from 1 - 8pm. And what a lineup it is: Kurt Vile, the Men, Parquet Courts, Marnie Stern, Reigning Sound, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Brooklyn Flea Heading to the Seaport; Dig Inn Opens on Hudson

    Xi'an Famous Foods' new Midtown location had a soft opening on Thursday according to Midtown Lunch, which spotted a now-deleted post on the chain's Facebook page. Xi'an wrote, "We are having a soft opening at midtown 24 w. 45th... this message will self destruct in 15 mins..." Customers who couldn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Kurt Vile, Marnie Stern More Confirmed to Play 4Knots Music Festival

    The lineup for this year's 4Knots Music Festival--the Village Voice's free, all-day outdoor summer music extravaganza at the South Street Seaport (Pier 17) on June 29--is beginning to take shape. We've just booked a few big-name acts we're completely thrilled about.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    South Street Seaport to Complete its Evolution Into High End Mall, Leave All Dirty Traces of History Behind

    On March 20th, City Council Members Margaret Chin and Christine Quinn encouraged everyone to celebrate a "victory" in the ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) rezoning of the area surrounding Pier 17 and the former Fulton Fish Market. Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corporation, the mall developer t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Financial District's Restaurant Row Is Still Dark After Hurricane Sandy

    Historic Front Street used to be known as the Financial District's Restaurant Row. Barbarini, Made Fresh Daily, Salud Tapas, and a slew of other restaurants fed neighbors, businesspeople, and each other. Most shared a landlord, the Durst Organization, whose underground electrical systems were floode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    SPQR Closed in Little Italy; Broken English Will Become Jarro in Carroll Gardens

    SPQR in Little Italy closed this week, Grub Street reported. The restaurant on Mulberry Street had been open in some capacity for 30 years, but the phone lines are disconnected and many of the items inside the space were auctioned off, including coffee makers, wine racks, and stoves. The building th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    5 Great Food Markets to Visit Right Now

    There's no doubt: New York is a buyer's market. At least where food is concerned. Stroll through the souk-like stalls of our city's great markets as you scarf down spicy, chicken pigs-in-blankets from Brooklyn Piggies and a chaser of Grady's Cold Brew, and revel in these first breezes of fall as yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Olympic Food Truck and Beer Festival

    Mark your calendars. To celebrate the end of the 2012 Olympics, will be hosting a food truck and beer festival at the South Street Seaport on Sunday, August 12. Food trucks in NYC will serve up dishes infused with the flavors of the country they are representing. Tickets are $40, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Free Yoplait Greek Yogurt Samples On Friday, But Is It Actually Yogurt?

    [See More Events: Free Gluten-Free Pudding On The Upper East Side | Food Truck Festival At South Street Seaport] Another free food event for this week (check out the others here and here). Yoplait will be giving out free samples of their Greek yogurt on August 3 from 7am-11am. The new product calle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2012

    The 4Knots Music Festival: A Long, Salty Day With The Drums, Archers Of Loaf, Kid Congo Powers, Black Lips, And Jonathan Toubin

    In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This weekend, the Village Voice's own 4Knots Music Festival (full disclosure: well, you know) invaded the major tourist hub of South Street Seaport with entertainments at l ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 28, 2012

    Spring Guide 2012: Which 'Wich?

    Spring for some one-hand sammy classics

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Say Hello to Sauce, Battersby, Loi

    Here are the latest newcomers to New York City's cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. International Gourmet Kitchen (IGK) is a new lunch spot in Chelsea, offering great value on everything from burgers to burritos to Asian rice bowls. [Midtown Lunch] To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    CMJ Day One: Titus Andronicus Outlast The Buzz Cycle At Glasslands

    Ben Lozovsky​Titus Andronicus Glasslands Gallery Wednesday, October 18 Better than: Reading a good book and being in bed by 10. As you're surely by now aware, this year's CMJ Music Marathon has some thousand-plus bands, not from all over the country but all over the world—everyone from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Play the Cellphone Restaurant Autocorrect Text Messaging Game

    ​My smart phone is much funnier than I am. Recently, a friend asked where he could throw a birthday party for himself. After mulling the question over, taking into account his preferences in location, cuisine, and price level, I texted back Del Posto. The phone's auto-correct function sprung ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Saturday In New York: The Waste Of Paint Team Hits Up The 4Knots Music Festival

    ​ In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This weekend, Debbie and I turned our attentions inwards, to the Village Voice's own 4Knots Music Festival at South Street Seaport. As always, the Seaport was a str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2011

    Liddabit Has a New Sweet at New Amsterdam Market

    ​Liz Gutman, co-founder of Liddabit Sweets, fishes around in her new infernal contraption. Founded in 2009 by Liz Gutman and Jen King, Brooklyn's Liddabit Sweets brought the local and sustainable ethos to candymaking. It also brought us habit forming, individually wrapped sea-salt caramels. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Titus Andronicus, Obits, And Eleanor Friedberger Round Out The 4Knots Music Festival Lineup

    ​We're about five and a half weeks out from the first annual 4Knots Music Festival, which is happening on July 16 at South Street Seaport. And today (hooray!) we can announce the free show's other three bands: battle-flag-wavers Titus Andronicus, nervy rockers Obits, and velvet-voiced Fiery Fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    South Street Seaport Beer Garden May Be Dead in the Water

    Water Taxi Beach​Well, so much for that. It looks like Pier Garten, the German beer garden that was supposed to replace South Street Seaport's Water Taxi Beach, may not actually materialize, thanks to the efforts of Community Board 1.

  • Music

    October 27, 2010

    Greg Nice Is for the Kids

    An old-school MC warms himself in slightly trendier clothing

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Grimaldi's Faces Eviction, Looks to Manhattan

    Could the last pie be nigh?​With a line outside the door that stretches down the street, you wouldn't expect the famed pizza place to have trouble paying its rent, but apparently that's exactly the case at Grimaldi's. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the pizzeria has received an evict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Week in Review: Bootcut Shorts

    May we all look this relaxed in this situation. Photo by Sam Horine.​In the week the words "Kanye West" became synonymous with social media, the rapper performed at Facebook while dissing Twitter, performed at Twitter while dissing his mother's old boyfriends, then joined Twitter, a thing he t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Luke's Lobster, Mast Bros. Join New Amsterdam's Roster of Vendors

    William Coupon/New Amsterdam MarketNew Amsterdam, new vendors.​When the New Amsterdam Market returns to the South Street Seaport next Sunday, it will have a few more local vendors on its roster.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Riot at South Street Seaport: The Drake Show That Never Was

    ​By 7:30pm, Drake already knew this thing wasn't happening, though he came through anyway. That was right around the time the cops began to show up en masse at the South Street Seaport, wading into the throngs of people who had come to see Paper Magazine's potentially ill-advised free summer s ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2010


    Party like you’re in Johannesburg

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    The New Amsterdam Market Returns on June 27

    Bivalves abounded at last year's New Amsterdam Market.​It's back! Following its City of Merchants fundraiser last Saturday, the New Amsterdam Market has just announced it will be returning to the South Street Seaport on Sunday, June 27. There will be subsequent monthly markets on July 24 and A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Report From the New Amsterdam Market

    ​Yesterday marked the triumphant return of the New Amsterdam Market to the South Street Seaport. The market, which was last held in June 2008, brought together some 80 regional food and wine producers underneath the FDR Drive. Robert LaValva, New Amsterdam's founder and director, is planning t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​Mark Farese "stole $150 from his grandfather to buy his first pair" of premium athletic shoes, specializing in the Air Force 1 variety. Now he has 1,400 pairs, and Nike sends him advance copies of new models. He is the Mayor of the fascinating world of sneakerdom, where pre-teens and grown-up ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 4, 2009


    A yo-yo is not just about Walking the Dog anymore

  • Theater

    August 27, 2008

    Cabaret Society in Désir

    See a fake Josephine Baker and a real cat

  • Theater

    August 5, 2008

    The New York International Fringe Festival Returns

    Fringe explores the life of writers -- plus sex, nudity and poo. Here we go again!

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Was Car- Free NYC a Flop?

    Independence Day 1996 in Little Italy ended with an exploded traffic light...

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2007
  • Dining

    May 8, 2007

    Robin Hood Rests

    Front Street Pizza joint discovers a new region of Italy

  • Music

    August 22, 2006

    Belles on Wheels

    The Ditty Bops bike tour finally ends, 4,500 jittery and often moonlit miles later

  • Books

    January 17, 2006
  • NYC Life

    April 26, 2005
  • News

    May 27, 2003

    Eating for Two

    Post-City Hall Dining Options

  • News

    February 16, 1999

    Killer Instinct

    APB Online Hopes Crime Will Pay

  • News

    December 22, 1998

    Coming Clean

    Reading the Suds of History

  • Columns

    August 4, 1998
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