Pixar-Themed Mini Golf Course Popping Up at Pier A in August

 

 

 

Image via pixar putt

Pixar Putt, the ultimate pop-up, open-air mini-golf experience, will be popping up at Pier A in Battery Park City from August 1st through October 31, 2021! The colorful mini-golf experience is made up of 18 fun and interactive holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films.

Look for characters from Toy Story, The Incredibles, Monsters, Inc, Finding Nemo, Coco, A Bug’s Life, Wall-E, and Inside Out.

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Unveiling Mother Cabrini Statue in Battery Park City on Columbus Day, October 12, 2020

 

 

 

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Angelo Vivolo at the unveiling of Mother Cabrini statue in Battery Park City, October 12, 2020, the rain stopped just in time for the unveiling. Image via Zoom Unveiling

One year ago (October, 2019), Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the appointment of the Mother Cabrini Memorial Commission to oversee the creation of a statue honoring Mother Cabrini. Now, a year later, the monument was unveiled on October 12th, 2020, Columbus Day, during Italian Heritage Month, in Battery Park City, overlooking Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

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A Look Back at the Renovation of Historic Pier A in Battery Park City

 

 

 

A birds-eye view of Pier A in BatteryPark, with view of historic clock in the tower

Pier A in Battery Park City is New York City’s last remaining historic pier. Extending 300-feet into New York Harbor, the Pier underwent a massive renovation, which was completed in 2014. Here we take a walk around and above this historic site.

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The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Brings the Stage to You ~ Online

 

 

 

From past performances, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, image courtesy NYTF on Facebook

In a time of great anxiety, several of our museums, galleries and educational institutions are stepping up with free online programming. The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, who brought us ‘Fiddler on the Roof‘ in Yiddish, has stepped up with ‘Folksbiene LIVE!’, a social media performance series. Can’t get to Broadway? Check out the online stage at Folksbiene! Live.

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Hurricane Maria Memorial Unveiled in Battery Park City

 

 

 

Hurricane Maria Memorial. Image courtesy Gov Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled New York’s Hurricane Maria Memorial, which honors the victims of Hurricane Maria and stands as an international symbol of the resilience of the Puerto Rican community. The Memorial’s design, by Puerto Rico-based architect Segundo Cardona and artist Antonio Martorell, was recommended to the Governor by the Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission and completed one year after the Governor announced the winning design at the March 2020 Albany SOMOS conference. Now open to the public, the Hurricane Maria Memorial is located at the Chambers Street Overlook in Battery Park City.

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