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Vision Unveiled For “Mosaic Of Habitats” In The New York/New Jersey Estuary

In Bronx, Brooklyn, Dive In, Manhattan, Natural Waterfront, Queens, Region, Staten Island on December 8, 2009 at 8:03 pm

While underway aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s vessel Hayward, the Army Corps hosted a group of waterfront leaders, including congressional representatives and other key-decision makers from over 20 organizations, during a New York & New Jersey Harbor inspection that included traveling up the Hudson River. Read the rest of this entry »

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Familiar face to Gowanus watchers to helm DEP

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Natural Waterfront on December 8, 2009 at 7:49 pm

While the mayor introduced the city to the new head of the city’s Department of Environmental Protection this week, Caswell F. Holloway IV has been a familiar face to those concerned about the future of the Gowanus Canal for several months. Read the rest of this entry »

Cedar Grove beach bungalows to give way to public park

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on December 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm

In what is likely a death blow to the private Cedar Grove Beach Club, the city Parks Department said yesterday it plans to remake a large, privately leased stretch of New Dorp Beach and open it to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Coney Island redevelopment plan attracts 50 amusement park companies from seven countries

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on December 8, 2009 at 6:59 pm

It’s the scramble for Coney Island.

The competition to build a new amusement park at the faded seaside mecca has reached a fever pitch as a who’s who of amusement operators work to put together proposals by a Dec. 18 deadline. Read the rest of this entry »

Urban Assembly New York Harbor School's new campus on Governors Island brings kids right to water

In Go Coastal, Manhattan, Maritime on December 1, 2009 at 10:19 pm

They’re ready to dive in. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

Sewers at Capacity, Waste Poisons Waterways

In Dive In, Manhattan, Natural Waterfront on November 24, 2009 at 3:31 am

Many sewer systems are frequently overwhelmed, with sewage spilling into waterways and polluting them with excrement and industrial chemicals. 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 »