RSVP Now For Speakers Series Featuring Best-Selling Author

RSVP now to hear New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a selection of 9/11-themed poems tomorrow at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. Balakian is kicking off the fall and winter lineup for the well-received "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series.Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the Times  Read more »

Designers of ‘The MEMO blog’ provide unique experience

Websignia is described as a "boutique digital media agency" that specializes in discovering creative and technical solutions. The agency is also known for meeting clients' needs. The company did just that in designing the 9/11 Memorial's "The MEMO blog."  Read more »

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After (September)

Retired Marine Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling is a former White House military office airlift operations liaison officer. In that position, Darling was charged with organizing all logistical aspects of travel for the White House. His recent book "24 Hours inside the President’s Bunker" details his time in the president’s emergency operations center on September 11, 2001.The "Exploring 9/11" webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and is hosted by Clifford Chanin  Read more »

New Video: Every Vote Counts, See How You Can Help

 Did you vote for the 9/11 Memorial yet? I did and I return each week to support the charity I'm proud to represent as the president and CEO of the 9/11 Memorial. I'm asking you to join me in this effort to secure $200,000 for the 9/11 Memorial.  Voting is easy as steps 1, 2 and 3.  Read more »

Need to Explore 9/11? There’s an App for that

If you haven't already, download the powerful "Explore 9/11" app for free at Apple's App store.It has three main features that include a tour, a display of 9/11-related photos based on your location and an interactive timeline. 11. The images used for “Explore 9/11” are pulled from the 9/11 Memorial’s “Make History” website Here's a glance at the app's main features:  Read more »

Company behind care, planting of 9/11 Memorial Trees Wins Arboricultural Award

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comIn case you missed it: Last month, the first of the more than 400 swamp white oak trees were planted on the plaza of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. Check out the above FOX News' "The Rise of Freedom" broadcast on the trees.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Working Stiff:  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Video: See What Your Votes are Helping to Build

Thanks to everyone who continues to cast a vote each week for the 9/11 Memorial to win funding from Members Project! Your votes make a huge difference. We're leading in the “Arts & Culture” category, but the race is very close.  The $200,000 in funding would be a tremendous help in building the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.Cast your vote now  Read more »

'9/11, Today and Tomorrow' Speakers Series Resumes with Best-Selling Author, RSVP Now

  The well-received "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series returns this fall with New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian.RSVP now for this event and others in this dynamic series. Listen to a NPR interview with Balakian here and read one of Balakian's poem "Watching the Towers Go Down" on PBS'  Read more »

Bubby's Pie Company in Tribeca in September spotlight for 'SOS' funding effort

Nestled on the corner of Hudson and North Moore streets, Bubby’s Pie Company is nearing a major milestone.  On Thanksgiving, the restaurant will celebrate 20 years of serving American family heirloom recipes to Tribeca residents and businesses. For restaurant owner Ron Silver, this feat is particularly remarkable because the business has endured despite the impact 9/11 had on downtown businesses.  Read more »