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Pataki boosts plan to unearth Saw Mill River in Yonkers

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2006 at 12:45 am

Gov. George Pataki added $10 million on Thursday to a project that would uncover part of a river in a downtown area where it has long been restricted to tunnels beneath paved-over streets and squares. Read the rest of this entry »

A sound Sound starts on shore

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2006 at 12:42 am

From the salt marshes of Alley Pond to the rocky reefs off Fishers Island, 13 local areas bordering Long Island Sound will receive special protection under a “Stewardship Initiative” announced at a meeting of the regional commission that watches over the Sound’s health. Read the rest of this entry »

IT'S THE LADY IN BLUE

In Manhattan on September 30, 2006 at 12:39 am

LIGHTS UP FOR ANNIVERSARY
The Statue of Liberty usually wears green – but last night she stood tall in blue. Read the rest of this entry »

Going dark to save birds

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2006 at 12:19 am

Parachute Jump joins bid to ease migration Read the rest of this entry »

Yonkers: Ferry Service to Manhattan

In Manhattan on September 29, 2006 at 11:48 pm

Ferry service linking downtown Yonkers to Lower Manhattan is scheduled to start in May, Read the rest of this entry »

Waterfront In Fits And Starts (And Stops)

In Manhattan on September 29, 2006 at 11:41 pm

If a revitalized waterfront is part of the vision of the current mayoral administration, with projects planned throughout the city, progress has been spotty, beset by squabbles, cost over-runs, reversals or simply inaction. Read the rest of this entry »

Anchors Away

In Manhattan on September 26, 2006 at 8:47 pm

The Intrepid pulls up its gangplank for a lengthy overhaul. Read the rest of this entry »

Rise in Ferry Fares Is Headed Off by a Competing Company

In Uncategorized on September 24, 2006 at 11:48 pm

A midstream switch of ferry operators will head off a sharp rise in fares next week for some Hudson River commuters and leave most of them paying less next month, ferry company executives said yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »

Turbine plan in the wind

In Uncategorized on September 18, 2006 at 10:40 pm

But foes fear farm may harm birds Read the rest of this entry »

Domino Sugar Factory Proposed for Landmarking

In Uncategorized on September 18, 2006 at 10:35 pm

Despite last year’s depressing failure to gain Landmarks designation for 184 Kent Avenue, the Waterfront Preservation Alliance is refocusing its efforts on the ever-changing landscape of Northern Brooklyn. Read the rest of this entry »