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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Set For Friday

In Brooklyn, Get Wet on June 30, 2008 at 11:36 pm

Legend has it that the hot dog contest has been held annually at Nathan’s Famous on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island since 1916. Read the rest of this entry »

CONEY RIDES UNSAFE

In Brooklyn, Get Wet on June 30, 2008 at 11:26 pm

Amusement rides on property owned by the developer planning to turn Coney Island into America’s biggest fairground are so dangerous, they should be closed down, an inspector told The Post. Read the rest of this entry »

New York promotes the Bronx's parks and gardens

In Bronx, Get Wet on June 30, 2008 at 11:15 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, the Bronx is blooming! Read the rest of this entry »

Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on June 30, 2008 at 11:05 pm

They opened the faucets Thursday for The New York City Waterfalls, the industrial strength art project by Olafur Eliasson at four locations along the city’s eastern waterfront. Read the rest of this entry »

What New York Needs: A Theater on the Waterfront

In Go Coastal, Manhattan on June 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm

With New Yorkers and visitors flocking to the East River this summer to see the waterfalls by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, the time has come to consider using the waterfront more prominently for another branch of the arts: performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Calculating the Worth of East River ‘Waterfalls’

In Dive In, Get Wet, Public Waterfront on June 29, 2008 at 5:41 pm

Amid all the hoopla over Olafur Eliasson’s “New York City Waterfalls,” which opened on Thursday along the East River, one might think the city was in for a windfall. Read the rest of this entry »

A treat for sailors in New York Harbor

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on June 29, 2008 at 5:29 pm

Attention all New York Harbor Boaters – you can participate in this season’s most historic event. Read the rest of this entry »

Pier got two-year makeover

In Public Waterfront, Region on June 29, 2008 at 5:00 pm
Those walking through Exchange Place in Downtown Jersey City for the last two years could not help but notice there has been a fence closing off public access to an area near the Hudson River. Read the rest of this entry »

In Go Coastal, Manhattan on June 27, 2008 at 4:32 pm

 

Ruby Washington/The New York Times

The South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan; many New Yorkers have never adopted the location as a destination of choice. Read the rest of this entry »

Piece of floating history docks at New London's City Pier

In Get Wet, Region on June 27, 2008 at 4:24 pm

The Half Moon, the replica of a 1609 Dutch exploration ship, arrived this week at New London’s City Pier on a mission of historic proportions. Read the rest of this entry »