Going Coastal

Archive for May, 2007|Monthly archive page

Back to the beachfront

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:59 am

Historic lifesaving station in E. Hampton is returned to beach, from where Nazi spies were foiled in WWII. Read the rest of this entry »

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N.Y. STATE: HABITAT GRANTS STILL AVAILABLE

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:47 am

THE New York State Department of Environmental Con servation is reopening the ap plication period for proposals for grants that will fund projects aimed at improving fish and wildlife habitat and public access for hunting, fishing, trapping and other fish- and wildlife-related recreation. Read the rest of this entry »

ROCKA-WAVES ARE #1 KILLER

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:44 am

Rockaway Beach – with its infamous riptide – is New York City’s deadliest beach. Read the rest of this entry »

B'KLYN BIG TOP: CIRCUS TO SUMMER IN CONEY IS.

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:42 am

Coney Island’s gritty amusement district will get a shot of much-needed adrenaline this summer with the arrival of a famous circus and the world’s largest inflatable water slide, Read the rest of this entry »

Seafaring Robot Eases Bomb Search

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:31 am

n the post-September 11 era, the officers in the New York Police Department‘s scuba unit have gotten used to working double time during Fleet Week, Read the rest of this entry »

A Plan to Sail Between Old and New Worlds, as Adventurers Did, in Theory

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:25 am

Dominique Görlitz, 40, with a model of a craft being built almost entirely of reed at a marina in Jersey City. Read the rest of this entry »

Cleaning Up the Clean Water Act

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:23 am

A series of murky Supreme Court decisions have left the agencies responsible for enforcing the Clean Water Act in a state of confused paralysis, Read the rest of this entry »

Developing Ports of Many Modes

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:13 am

For decades, New Jersey developers have been recycling worn-out warehouses near the Hudson River into chic condos and fashionable retail centers. Read the rest of this entry »

For a Rusty Industrial Relic, a Bid for Revival

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:09 am

ON warm summer weekends along the Brooklyn waterfront, at the end of Columbia Street, the baseball and soccer fields of Red Hook Park are lined with Latin American food vendors and families spread out on blankets to watch players in crisp whites and vivid primary colors. But looming behind the fields is a spectral counterpoint to that lively scene: a monolithic, ash-colored grain elevator, 429 feet long with silos nine stories high, that has sat vacant since 1965. Read the rest of this entry »

One Hudson Morning

In Uncategorized on May 30, 2007 at 2:03 am

The Hudson that you see from the skiff of a commercial shad fisherman is not the river so familiar from the window of the Metro-North train, the waterfront condominium balcony, or even the shiny deck of a sportfishing boat. Read the rest of this entry »