Going Coastal

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Demonstrating a talent for pan-roasting fish

In Get Wet, Staten Island on July 31, 2008 at 2:55 pm

When boat people lay down their fishing equipment, and step from deck to dock at the foot of Mansion Avenue, Great Kills, the lure of the water sport takes a new turn. Read the rest of this entry »

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OFF-SHORE WINDS TURN CURRENTS INTO KILLERS

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on July 28, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Strong winds from the south and the remnants of an offshore tropical storm have joined forces to create the deadly conditions at area beaches, Read the rest of this entry »

NEW B'KLYN PARK A HIT

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal on July 28, 2008 at 3:38 pm

A tiny taste of one of the state’s most highly contested projects — Brooklyn Bridge Park — has quietly become one of New York City’s biggest summer attractions. Read the rest of this entry »

Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor

In Dive In, Maritime on July 28, 2008 at 3:35 pm

WATERFRONT COMMISSION OF NEW YORK HARBOR NY/NJ Bi-state Regulatory and Administrative agency located in Dwntwn NYC is seeking an Executive Director. Read the rest of this entry »

Maritime officials fear a change on the Delaware.

In Maritime, Region on July 28, 2008 at 3:29 pm

The maritime industry on the Delaware River is in a stormy mood. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bronx's Secret Shore

In Bronx, Get Wet, Go Coastal on July 28, 2008 at 3:20 pm

Where can New Yorkers enjoy a private, shorefront club, bayside swimming, a pebble beach and a restaurant with a beautiful view of the water? Read the rest of this entry »

Coney Island's Latest Roller Coaster Ride

In Brooklyn, Get Wet on July 28, 2008 at 3:06 pm

In a city with its share of eccentrics, Coney Island’s annual Mermaid Parade is like an early-summer extravaganza: Read the rest of this entry »

You wanna swim where?

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on July 28, 2008 at 3:04 pm

If you are looking for advice on whether it is safe to swim in the Hudson River, the recent report by Riverkeeper and Columbia University might not fully answer your questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Whistle While You Work

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on July 28, 2008 at 3:01 pm

On a bright sweaty weekday in mid-July, some of the suits making a morning commute on the N train were bathing suits. Read the rest of this entry »

The World Beyond the Wonder Wheel

In Brooklyn, Dive In on July 27, 2008 at 5:07 pm

IN 2004, a documentary photographer named Steve Hoffman began visiting Coney Island, Read the rest of this entry »