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Britain’s Ice Hockey Icon Wonders, What If?

3 months agoSports / Hockey : NYTimes: Hockey

Tony Hand is in the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame, but he never turned his success in Britain into an N.H.L. career.

Mel Ziegler opens 'Flag Exchange' at Federal Hall National Memorial

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

Between 2011 and 2016 artist Mel Ziegler journeyed through all 50 states and replaced distressed American flags flying at civic and private locations ? city halls, post offices, hospitals, homes, and schools ? with new flags. These 50...Show More Summary

Storefront's ARTIFACTS

On Tuesday, May 23, the Storefront for Art and Architecture is holding its spring benefit, ARTIFACT, at Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan. Storefront will be honoring Denise Scott Brown and Murray Moss, and will be launching New Artifacts, specially commissioned pieces by Adam McEwen, LOT-EK, and Murray Moss with Lobmeyr. Show More Summary

Federal Hall National Memorial evacuated over threatening letter

11 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The Federal Hall National Memorial in lower Manhattan was evacuated Friday after a staffer opened a threatening letter, officials said.

An A.G. in Action

(Photo: Sipa USA via AP/Albin Lohr-Jones) New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a press conference at Federal Hall National Memorial in New York City on February 8, 2017. L ast week on the steps of Federal Hall,...Show More Summary

Photos: Wade Deep Into American History Inside Gorgeous Old Federal Hall

A lot of people might think of Federal Hall as that place Occupy Wall Street used to hang around, or that place where Bane made his last stand against the Batman. But Federal Hall Memorial National Historic Site, which was opened toShow More Summary

MMA's Gabi Garcia -- I'm Open to Fighting a Man ... If No Woman Steps Up (VIDEOS)

She's 6'2", 238 lbs and a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Hall of Famer -- but Gabi Garcia says she's willing to fight a MAN if she can't find a worthy female opponent. Garcia is 2-0 in the Rizin Fighting Federation -- but tells TMZ Sports her…

Anger Redux

On a sunny spring day in May 1970 more than a thousand young peace activists gathered to march from Wall Street to Federal Hall in Manhattan. Four days earlier, 13 Kent State students had been shot -- four of them fatally -- by the Ohio National Guard during a protest against the recent American invasion of Cambodia. Show More Summary

Do two centuries and 44 presidents lead us to … this?

I was in New York City this weekend, so I made a pilgrimage down to Federal Hall in lower Manhattan. The site was our nation’s first…

Photos: Portal Art Fair Features NYC Street Scene In Federal Hall

Team 4heads, the nonprofit organization who have put together the terrific Governors Island Art Show along Colonels Row since 2008, are at it again this week, this time taking over the Federal Hall National Memorial down on Wall Street for an entertaining art fair called Portal. [ more › ]

New Portal Art Fair Fails to Make the Most of a Lower Manhattan Landmark

2 years agoArts : Hyperallergic

Most tourists who wander into the rotunda of Federal Hall on Wall Street likely won't be there for this week's Portal Art Fair, but the three floors of mixed-media art may cause them to linger longer in the 19th-century space.

Art Exhibits Illuminate Harlem From Downtown to Uptown

Community Works, a not-for-profit arts and education organization, has launched two exhibitions celebrating Harlem and the African American experience in New York: One at Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street and the other Uptown at MIST Harlem. Show More Summary

Coast Guard celebrates 225 years of protecting the country

2 years agoNews : NY Daily News

The Coast Guard celebrated its 225th birthday with a historic reenactment of its creation during a ceremony at Federal Hall on Tuesday.

The 5 Best Moments From This Year's AAF Hall of Fame Dinner

The annual American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame dinner this year was as earnest as it was funny, as inductees spoke as passionately about their families as their peers. In all, eight people and one corporation (PepsiCo) were honored at the event, which took place Monday night at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Show More Summary

A Laymen's Guide to the Finance Industry's Cryptic Jargon

Illustrations by Giulia Sagramola By the time of George Washington's first inauguration, held in 1789 at Wall Street's Federal Hall, people had been trading in stocks and bonds under nearby shade trees for more than 100 years. Early American businesses had little access to capital of their own, and they generally turned overseas to get it. Show More Summary

Government uses law passed by First Congress to access locked phone

The year is 1789. George Washington sat as the first President of the United States after taking office in April, and the first Congress passed a range of laws while sitting at Federal Hall in New York City, including one … Continue reading ?

To the lighthouse

On this date 225 years ago, Aug. 7, 1789, the first United States Congress was meeting at Federal Hall at the corner of Wall and Nassau Sts., and President George Washington marked his 100th day in office by signing into law the Lighthouses Act of 1789, “for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys and public piers.”

Today in history: The first televised president

April 30, 1789: At New York's Federal Hall in lower Manhattan, George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. Washington was a reluctant president. At the age of 57, he wanted to stay retired. But he feared political factions were tearing the nation apart, and agreed to serve. Show More Summary

Hundreds of 'Restore the Fourth' NSA Protestors March in New York City

Approximately 300 protestors demonstrating against the National Security Administration's surveillance programs marched three miles from New York City's Union Square south to Federal Hall onThursday. The march was one of 50 such protests organized in cities across the country The Restore the Fourth protests originated on Reddit less than a month ago. Show More Summary

Today in history: April 30

5 years agoNews : Newsweek: World

April 30On this day. 1789: At New York's Federal Hall in lower Manhattan, George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. Washington was a reluctant president. At the age of 57, he wanted to stay retired. But he feared political factions were tearing the nation apart, and agreed to serve. Show More Summary

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