Going Coastal

Archive for May, 2009|Monthly archive page

Trawling For Clues About The Health Of The Sound

In Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Region on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm

Fish surveys create data used by researchers, policymakers  Read the rest of this entry »

A Small Village Within a Vast City

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on May 31, 2009 at 4:15 pm

To cross the City Island Bridge — “Welcome to City Island, Seaport of the Bronx” — is to enter an anomaly: a small town that lives within the borders of a great metropolis, an active fishing village with a 718 area code. Read the rest of this entry »

Hurricane barriers floated to keep sea out of NYC

In Manhattan on May 31, 2009 at 4:05 pm

When experts sketch out nightmare hurricane scenarios, a New York strike tends to be high on the list. Read the rest of this entry »

AN ART-COVERED ISLAND

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on May 30, 2009 at 3:13 pm

Governors Island, that 172-acre expanse in the middle of New York Harbor, will become a playground for an international group of 20 artists this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Five peregrine falcon chicks hatch atop three city bridges

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Region on May 29, 2009 at 9:47 pm

A trio of peregrine chicks were discovered at the top of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. A baby peregrine falcon nests in Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. Read the rest of this entry »

EPA Launches Annual Efforts to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Public Waterfront, Region on May 29, 2009 at 9:40 pm

With the beginning of the beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is again undertaking a beach and harbor protection program, Read the rest of this entry »

Staten Island's Toxic Stew

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Natural Waterfront, Staten Island on May 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm

This spring, residents of Staten Island’s North Shore received news of a triple toxic whammy. Read the rest of this entry »

Join Discover Boating on the Water for Hudson River Day!

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime, Public Waterfront on May 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm

New York’s 400th Anniversary on the Hudson River! Read the rest of this entry »

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal on May 28, 2009 at 2:36 pm

A decision is being made at the Port Authority tomorrow in regard to the future of the Atlantic Basin and Pier 11 on the Red Hook Waterfront. Read the rest of this entry »

Where's my Park?

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on May 27, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Four years after Williamsburg and Greenpoint were rezoned to allow luxury waterfront condo towers, residents charged none of the parks they were promised have opened. Read the rest of this entry »