Intrepid Museum

October 5, 2023

Intrepid Museum gets a branding makeover with updated name and logo

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has received a branding makeover for the modern era. The museum, which opened its doors in 1982 aboard the decommissioned U.S.S. Intrepid aircraft carrier at Manhattan's Pier 86, has been officially renamed the Intrepid Museum. The new name is part of a rebranding with the goal of maintaining the museum's relevance for future generations of visitors. In addition to its new shortened name, the museum has also received a new logo and updated website.
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May 18, 2022

10 places with ties to New York City’s maritime history

Next week is Fleet Week, and soon New York will be awash in sailors. If you're moved by all the festivities and want to get in on the maritime merriment, there are sites exploring New York's links to the sea throughout all five boroughs. From barges to schooners to yachts to dry docks, here are 10 sites where you can celebrate New York's seafaring spirit.
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May 31, 2018

Get a taste of Hell’s Kitchen with a food festival at the Intrepid this summer

Photo via MrTMan on Flickr There is no shortage of food halls, food markets and food trucks in New York City to satisfy your every craving. However, none of these eating events take place next to an aircraft carrier on the Hudson River. Until now. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum announced this week that it will host a food festival at Pier 86, featuring more than 20 local vendors from the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. The waterfront food fest, WestsideEATS, runs from 10 am to 6 pm on June 9 and June 10 (h/t TimeOut).
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May 21, 2015

Art Nerd New York’s Top Event Picks for the Week, 5/21-5/27

In a city where hundreds of interesting happenings occur each week, it can be hard to pick and choose your way to a fulfilling life. Art Nerd‘s philosophy is a combination of observation, participation, education and of course a party to create the ultimate well-rounded week. Jump ahead for Art Nerd founder Lori Zimmer’s top picks for 6sqft readers, beginning tonight! It's almost Memorial Day, which means your weekend is probably already chock full of picnics, barbecues and outdoor drinking activities. But in case it isn't, we've rounded up some arty- and some Memorial Day-themed activities to keep the long weekend packed full of fun. Cool off with some public art in Brooklyn Bridge Park, be the first to hop over to Governors Island this season, or see Tom Cruise on the deck of the Intrepid. You can also get outside of your borough comfort zone and head to Far Rockaway to celebrate surf and photography, hear from some women in downtown rock, or try out your best dance moves at a hip hop party sponsored by the Museum of the City of New York. Then round out the weekend with the serenity—and opulence—of Buddhist art from Kashmir. There, weekend sorted.
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