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Circle Line Loses Pact for Ferries to Liberty Island

In Uncategorized on June 30, 2007 at 1:00 am

The National Park Service said yesterday that it planned to have another company replace the Circle Line, which has provided ferry service to the Statue of Liberty for more than half a century. Read the rest of this entry »

Groups Propose East River Improvement Projects

In Manhattan on June 22, 2007 at 7:58 pm

The southern tip of what was once known as Welfare Island could one day be a memorial to the president it is now named for, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Read the rest of this entry »

THE LATEST SHORE THING

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 6:08 pm

Come July 4th, the city’s hottest new destination could also be the coolest – a floating swimming pool off the Brooklyn Heights waterfront, complete with gorgeous harbor views and a manmade beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Installation examines steamboat's historic journey

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 6:06 pm

Speeding at five miles per hour, Robert Fulton made his famous steamboat voyage up the Hudson River from New York City to Albany in 32 hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Take It Slow, Don’t Have Many Kids and Enjoy Cold Water

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 5:49 pm

ESKIMO hunters killed a bowhead whale off the coast of Alaska last month and began to chainsaw their way into its blubber.

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Competing Visions for Governors Island

In Manhattan on June 22, 2007 at 5:43 pm

West 8/Rogers Marvel/Diller Scofidio & Renfro/Quennell Rothschild

A rendering of a proposal for the 40-acre park area on Governors Island by the design team of Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Rogers Marvel Architects, West 8, Quennell Rothschild & Partners and SMWM. Read the rest of this entry »

New Rochelle harbor master joins Going Coastal's push for clean marinas

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 5:38 pm

As harbor master Sal Gugliara cleans up the environmental practices at the New Rochelle city marina, Read the rest of this entry »

Joggers Know His Sculptures; Meet the Artist Behind Them

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 5:33 pm

This falls into the now-you-know category: The artist who has been intriguing bikers and joggers with driftwood sculptures along the Hudson River in Manhattan has been identified as Tom Loback. Read the rest of this entry »

Port Authority Tentatively Approves Changes Aimed at Increasing Public Scrutiny

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 5:31 pm

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, long a cloistered and opaque agency, took a big step yesterday toward opening itself to greater public scrutiny Read the rest of this entry »

On the Waterfront: A Matter of Preservation

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2007 at 5:30 pm

To the Editor:

As the developer of the Domino Sugar site on the Brooklyn waterfront, we agree with Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, about the need to integrate historic sites into development plans. Read the rest of this entry »