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Two Events Commemorating New York's 400th Anniversary

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on September 25, 2009 at 12:52 am

New York’s Quadricentennial celebration continues this upcoming weekend with an exhibition in Albany and a conference in the mid-Hudson Valley, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rediscovering the Hudson River

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on May 10, 2009 at 2:42 pm

It’s hard to imagine that we owe our fair city — and state — to the insubordinate wanderings of a Brit in the pay of Dutch taskmasters, a sailor chasing mariners’ centuries-old dream of a shorter route to the Orient. Read the rest of this entry »

Plans for Hudson River quadricentennial next year

In Get Wet, Maritime, Public Waterfront, Region on December 16, 2008 at 3:22 am

It’s all set.

River Day, the big flotilla of pleasure craft and historic vessels including the Mystic Seaport’s Whaler, will sail up the Hudson River starting June 6 for several days next year as the premier river event for the Hudson-Fulton-Champlain quadricentennial. Read the rest of this entry »

Replica Of Hudson's Half Moon To Visit Westchester

In Get Wet, Region on October 6, 2008 at 2:53 pm

On Thursday, October 16th, a plank-for-plank replica of discoverer Henry Hudson’s “Half-Moon” will arrive at the Yonkers City Pier at 2:30 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

The Dutch Are Returning to Celebrate With the City

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on September 28, 2008 at 6:49 pm

What do bowling, the Bowery, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Harlem, Stuyvesant Town, the Yankees, the Roosevelts and coleslaw have in common? Read the rest of this entry »

Time running short for 400-year party

In Dive In, Region on August 21, 2008 at 2:41 pm

When Bob Bullock stepped down earlier this month as director of the state’s Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial Commission, he left behind a bureaucratic mess. Read the rest of this entry »

Grants Available for Projects that Commemorate NY’s 400th Anniversary

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 31, 2008 at 8:22 pm

The state is now accepting applications through Sept. 3, 2008, for Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial (HFCQ) grant projects. Read the rest of this entry »

Yearlong Hudson celebration to offer concerts and more

In Get Wet, Region on June 22, 2008 at 2:08 am

Henry Hudson sure started something worth celebrating when he sailed up river 400 years ago come the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »