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Museum Director Brings Her Historical Expertise Downtown

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Susan Henshaw Jones has revitalized the South Street Seaport Museum By Ashley Welch Susan Henshaw Jones had her work cut out for her when she became the president of the South Street Seaport Museum in the fall of 2011. Earlier that year, financial struggles forced the maritime museum to lay off most of its staff [&hellip
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Underwater New York Visits Seaport Museum

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Jenny, UNY Digital Journal draws inspiration from museum’s exhibit By Nora Bosworth It was hard to imagine a more fitting venue as visitors of the South Street Seaport Museum sat huddled on a recent Thursday evening in a cool, brick-lined room, awaiting Underwater New York’s reading. Underwater New York is an online journal of writing, art and [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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LOWER MANHATTAN DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE UNVEILS WEB PROMOTION TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS With more than 1,100 retailers and restaurants and 18 hotels based in Lower Manhattan, it’s hard to keep up with all the diverse merchants—new and old—below Chambers Street. The Downtown Alliance announces its new web-based promotional initiative, “Downtown Deals,” which spotlights the newest deals [&hellip
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Robert Warner: Master Printer

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Business, Our Town Downtown

Photo Credit: Patricia Voulgaris Master Printer at the South Street Seaport MUSEUM’s Bowne & Co. Stationers Robert Warner has been the master printer for 17 years at Bowne & Co Stationers, a modestly sized stationery store and printing press that is part of the South Street Seaport Museum. This piece of New York City history stands on cobble stoned sidewalks, giving New Yorkers and tourists [&hellip
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Talking Up Downtown with Robert Warner, A Master Printer

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Anam Baig   Robert Warner has been the master printer for 17 years at Bowne & Co Stationers, a modestly sized stationary store and printing press that is part of the South Street Seaport Museum. This piece of New York City history stands on cobble-stoned sidewalks, giving New Yorkers and tourists alike a little [&hellip
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Susan Henshaw Jones

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Ronay Menschel director, Museum of the City of New York By Penny Gray Susan Henshaw Jones, president and Ronay Menschel director of the Museum of the City of New York, speaks about the museum’s interim takeover of the South Street Seaport Museum at 12 Fulton St. How did you become president of the Museum of [&hellip
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