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New amphitheater for Coney Island

In Uncategorized on February 24, 2007 at 4:48 pm

Creation of a state-of-the-art amphitheatre at Coney Island’s Asser Levy-Seaside Park is not a huge stretch as the park has been having successful concerts in its bandshell for a number of years. Read the rest of this entry »

Millions to safeguard Sea Gate beaches – Public money to be poured into protecting private Brooklyn enclave

In Uncategorized on February 24, 2007 at 4:35 pm


 

The rock jetty at West 37th Street dividing the public Coney Island beachfront and the private Sea Gate beachfront.
The rock jetty at West 37th Street dividing the public Coney Island beachfront and the private Sea Gate beachfront.

Coney Island’s gated community, Sea Gate, will get $2.4 million in public funds this year to keep its private beachfront from further erosion thanks to Rep. Jerrold Nadler. Read the rest of this entry »

Gravesend Waste Transfer Station

In Uncategorized on February 24, 2007 at 4:29 pm

Before a waste transfer station moves in, the toxic goop that lies beneath Gravesend Bay must be carefully studied in order to thwart “environmental damage,” a federal lawmaker recently cautioned. Read the rest of this entry »

Oh, beaver! First one in 200 years spotted in Bronx

In Uncategorized on February 24, 2007 at 12:51 am

Beavers grace New York City’s official seal. But the industrious rodents haven’t been spotted here for as many as 200 years — until this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Is it pier pressure?

In Manhattan on February 24, 2007 at 12:46 am

Seaport mall owner to present plans likely to demolish structure in favor of commercial, residential building. Read the rest of this entry »

CB 6 to consider 3.5-mile greenway

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2007 at 1:19 am

Community Board 6 was expected to vote Wednesday night on a borough group’s effort to transform the defunct Rockaway Beach Long Island Rail Road branch into a greenway. Read the rest of this entry »

BROAD CHANNEL “The Venice Of New York”

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2007 at 1:00 am

There is something exotic about Broad Channel. Read the rest of this entry »

Group Organizes For Future Of Astoria Park

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2007 at 12:58 am

About 17 residents gathered in the Steinway Reformed Church on Monday evening with one goal in mind: to spend a few hours brainstorming ways to protect a neighborhood treasure. Read the rest of this entry »

Hudson Square loses in garbage-garage shell game

In Manhattan on February 22, 2007 at 12:51 am

West Siders from Tribeca to Hell’s Kitchen are frantically seeking ways to ensure the future of a five-mile park being built along the Hudson River Read the rest of this entry »

History being sunk in the Hook

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2007 at 12:46 am

A lightship is the old maritime equivalent of a crossing-guard in a bright orange vest, a twin-mast “be careful” sign meant to float amidst the ocean’s risky shoals. Read the rest of this entry »