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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 »

Brownfields Revitalization Initiative for South Bronx

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Working Waterfront on November 21, 2009 at 9:00 pm

s part of a state-wide tour, New York Secretary of State Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez joined the Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice to announce the state’s Brownfields Smart Growth “Spotlight Communities” Initiative for the South Bronx. Read the rest of this entry »

More than $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

In Bronx, Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Queens on November 2, 2009 at 8:30 pm

Gathering together on the shores of Long Island Sound, top federal and state environmental officials announced 33 grants to state and local government and community groups under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund (Sound Futures
Fund). Read the rest of this entry »

A Course Grows in the Bronx

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on October 4, 2009 at 5:28 pm

Ferry Point, the waterfront Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course in this New York City borough announced with great fanfare in 1998 by then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, may actually soon be ready for play. Read the rest of this entry »

River’s Meaning to Indians, Before and After Hudson

In Bronx, Get Wet, Public Waterfront on September 8, 2009 at 2:05 pm

Although our awareness of the voyages of Henry Hudson, Robert Fulton and Samuel Champlain may have vastly increased over the past year — courtesy of exhibitions, performances and publications celebrating 400 years of European settlement in the Hudson River Valley — most of us are still fairly ignorant when it comes to the native people who once inhabited the region. Read the rest of this entry »

L.I. Sound tournament offers $25,000 prize

In Bronx, Get Wet, Public Waterfront on August 24, 2009 at 9:56 pm

Anglers alert: by next weekend you’ll be having the blues. However, that’s not a depressing thought, since I’m referring to the Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth, to be held Aug. 29-30. Read the rest of this entry »

Communities Drowned Out

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on August 16, 2009 at 5:33 pm

Old tires. Invasive plants and rampant weeds. Mounds of garbage. Read the rest of this entry »

Council floats ferry plan to service 8 boro sites, including Yankee Stadium

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on August 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm

Anchors aweigh. Bronxites could someday soon be doing their commuting by boat. Read the rest of this entry »

Throgs Neck fire renews Cross Sound Link debate

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on July 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Debate about a crossing over or under the Long Island Sound has ebbed and flowed for decades and was highlighted anew more than a week ago when a fire reduced access to the Throgs Neck span. Read the rest of this entry »

Caution on bluefish as locals see red on Long Island

In Bronx, Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Queens on July 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm

We’re back to fishing for our favorite foursome: porgies, striped bass, bluefish and fluke. Read the rest of this entry »