Monthly Archives: April 2011

Another Sample Letter Posted – Have You Sent Yours Yet?

We’ve received another sample letter, something to jog your mind and break your writers’ block. We need everyone to write! This newest sample/suggestion, written by volunteer Lynne Sebeck, is here, and it’s a particularly good one. Links to all the … Continue reading

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Event: New Amsterdam Market Opening This Sunday

From New Amsterdam Market via email. An opportunity to meet some of our city council members and our neighbors at the New Amsterdam Market. Dear Friends: Please excuse this additional email, but we have just learned that New York City … Continue reading

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Give Us Your Perspective – What Are Your Ideas?

We’d like to push you all to join the conversation about the museum and our ships, here and on Facebook. Please click the comment button below and give us your ideas for the immediate and long-term future. How do we … Continue reading

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Give Us Your Perspective – What’s Been Done Wrong?

Ahead of, and following, tonight’s meeting, we’d like to push you all to join the conversation here on the blog and on Facebook. Please use the comment button below, let us know what you think the museum has done wrong, … Continue reading

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Reminder: Meeting Tonight, 4/28, at Meade’s

Just another reminder that we will meet at Meade’s tonight, April 28th, at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome, please join us. Meade’s is at 22 Peck Slip, and you’ll find us on the second floor.

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Next Meeting: Thursday April 28th at Meade’s

We have a location for this week’s meeting. We will meet at Meade’s at 6:30pm, this Thursday, April 28th. If you aren’t a regular, Meade’s is at 22 Peck Slip, and we’ll most likely retire to the second floor. Hope … Continue reading

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WCBS News88: South Street Seaport Ships Falling Apart

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The iconic ships at the South Street Seaport Museum in Manhattan might be going away. The Peking, the Wavertree, and the Ambrose were once proud symbols of New York’s nautical history and big tourist attractions. Now, … Continue reading

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More Sample Letters Posted – Have You Written Yet?

We’ve posted two more sample letters to help break you out of writers’ block. All three are available as PDFs at the top right of this page. You can also download them directly here: Sample 1 (PDF) Sample 2 (PDF) … Continue reading

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NY Post – Abandoning Ships, City’s Old Vessels Lost In Fog Of Debt, Neglect

Rotting wood covers their decks, their masts are flaked with rust, and their hulls are corroding. New York’s last tall ships — once-proud symbols of the Big Apple’s rise to greatness — are in a shameful state of disrepair as … Continue reading

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Fight Writers’ Block – Sample Letter to Personalize

Some have written asking for a copy of the sample letter that was passed out at Thursday’s meeting. Sample Letter Click and print, or to save to your local drive, right/cntrl-click and Save. If you’re stuck on getting started, this … Continue reading

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