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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 »

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 »

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 »

Charting a new course

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on October 22, 2009 at 3:22 pm

ABOARD THE JOHN J. HARVEY IN NEW YORK HARBOR – Up on deck, a group of inner-city kids – most have never before been on the Hudson River – squeal in delight, getting drenched by water. Read the rest of this entry »

A Battery Park Bargain

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on October 22, 2009 at 3:18 pm

AS two of the officials who helped carry out Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller’s 1967 mandate to build a Lower Manhattan community on landfill in the Hudson River, and considering the unquestionable success of what he proposed evident in today’s vibrant Battery Park City, Read the rest of this entry »