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Taking in the River View From Both Banks

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Public Waterfront, Region on March 31, 2008 at 11:44 pm

MAYBE it was the sun dancing on the water or the Statue of Liberty looking so majestic or the ferries making their way to and fro. I was dazzled by the views that two buildings — one in Jersey City, the other in Battery Park City — will have in common. Read the rest of this entry »

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EPA Issues Wetlands Rules

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront on March 31, 2008 at 11:40 pm

The Bush administration announced requirements Monday that would encourage developers to compensate for the destruction of wetlands or streams by paying for the restoration or creation of wetlands elsewhere, sometimes many miles away. Read the rest of this entry »

Editorial: Saying No to Broadwater

In Dive In, Public Waterfront, Region on March 31, 2008 at 11:37 pm

Here is our position on Broadwater, the quarter-mile-long floating energy barge in Long Island Sound that could supply New York and Connecticut with a billion cubic feet of natural gas a day Read the rest of this entry »

Circle Line, on Foot

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on March 31, 2008 at 11:31 pm

Q. As springtime walking weather approaches, I am reminded that it was once possible to circle Manhattan Island on foot. Is it still possible? Read the rest of this entry »

On the Waterfront: Brooklyn Bridge Park

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Go Coastal on March 31, 2008 at 11:28 pm

No one should fear that Brooklyn Bridge Park will be an empty place. The public desire to be on this extraordinary waterfront is overwhelming. Read the rest of this entry »

Museum hopes for historic ships on Pier 15

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Maritime on March 31, 2008 at 11:24 pm

In the city’s popular East River waterfront redevelopment project, Pier 15 has become a lightning rod of sorts. Read the rest of this entry »

Museum looks to save ship by selling some

In Get Wet, Maritime on March 31, 2008 at 11:21 pm

One year ago, the South Street Seaport Museum was on the verge of closing. Read the rest of this entry »

Industrial past key to future W. Chelsea historic district

In Go Coastal, Manhattan on March 31, 2008 at 11:13 pm

In 1912, much like today, West Chelsea experienced a building boom. Read the rest of this entry »

Partnership and CampGroup eye a partnership at Pier 40

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on March 31, 2008 at 11:02 pm

With another benchmark date in the Pier 40 redevelopment process occurring this week, the Hudson River Park Trust appears to have radically changed its thinking on the critical Lower West Side pier. Read the rest of this entry »

NYC Watertrail on the Web

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on March 28, 2008 at 10:24 pm

Now featured on www.goingcoastal.org 

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    • NYC Watertrail Map & Guide
    • Manhattan Circumnavigation Paddling Safety Map
    • New York Harbor Blueway Interactive Map via Google Maps 
    • Resource directory
    • Photo Gallery 
    • Top Ranking Kayak Destinations in NYC Read the rest of this entry »