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Deer is tranquilized at Governors Island

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Natural Waterfront on December 1, 2009 at 10:12 pm

The wayward deer that jumped into the Hudson River and swam to Governors Island in New York Harbor has been rescued. Read the rest of this entry »

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Deer spotted in Jersey City swimming to Governors Island

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Natural Waterfront on December 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm

A deer that was spotted in Downtown Jersey City this morning is swimming across the Hudson River toward Governors Island in New York Harbor, Read the rest of this entry »

The Real Club Nautico Barcelona and the New York Yacht Club to co-host the NY-BCN record

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime on November 24, 2009 at 3:23 am

– This is the first transoceanic record to be ratified by the WSSRC in a race departing from an American city and finishing at a Mediterranean port and supported by an Atlantic and a Mediterranean nautical institution Read the rest of this entry »

Fish And The City

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Natural Waterfront, Staten Island on November 24, 2009 at 3:19 am

At 6:30 a.m. on a late November day, Captain Frank Crescitelli, owner of Fin Chaser Charters, navigates his 32-foot Regulator through the harbor of New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

New ferry route from Liberty Harbor to Lower Manhattan

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on November 21, 2009 at 9:01 pm

A new ferry route, from Jersey City’s Liberty Harbor to the World Financial Center on the west side of Lower Manhattan, is scheduled to open next week, according to Billybey Ferry Inc. officials. Read the rest of this entry »

Monster blackfish caught in New York Harbor

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on November 21, 2009 at 8:56 pm

To the ever-growing list of big fish that will be hard to top, local anglers can add the monster blackfish caught by Yakov Elkin of Brooklyn. While fishing in about 35 feet of water near the West Bank Lighthouse of New York Harbor on Nov. 11, Elkin wrestled aboard a 20.65-pound bulldog that, if certified, should rank as a state record for the species. Read the rest of this entry »

Acclaimed author Russell Shorto to address Dutch underpinnings of America

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on November 14, 2009 at 7:16 pm

Next Tuesday, The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich (HSTG), kicks off the second program in a series celebrating the 400th anniversary year of Henry Hudson’s 1609 arrival in New York Harbor. Read the rest of this entry »

America's Cup set for Valencia in February

In Get Wet, Maritime on November 10, 2009 at 8:58 pm

The next America’s Cup looks set to take place in the Spanish Mediterranean port of Valencia in February, after more than two years of legal wrangling over the conditions and venue for yachting’s most prestigious event. Read the rest of this entry »

Diners choke on Nathan's price hike: Hot dogs now cost $3.15

In Brooklyn, Get Wet, Public Waterfront on November 10, 2009 at 5:34 pm

That’s one expensive weenie. Read the rest of this entry »

East River Commuter Ferry Service Could Be Halted, Again

In Brooklyn, Get Wet, Maritime on November 5, 2009 at 11:26 pm

For almost two years, city officials have extolled a proposal for a five-borough network of ferries, an ambitious plan that the City Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn, said would make New York “a shining example of urban sustainability for cities all over the world.” Read the rest of this entry »