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Posts Tagged ‘Staten Island’

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 »

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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 »

Muck lurks in NASCAR sale

In Go Coastal, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on November 14, 2009 at 7:25 pm

Buyer shelling out $80M reportedly plans to build up vast tract with harbor dredge Read the rest of this entry »

Construction can move forward at former Spanish Camp

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on October 20, 2009 at 7:19 pm

City OKs construction on all land except for that owned by builder who started process Read the rest of this entry »

Faber's 425 acres of blue (pool) and green (park)

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on October 20, 2009 at 7:11 pm

A bucolic oasis exists amid Richmond Terrace’s industrialized waterfront: The Faber Park and Pool. Read the rest of this entry »

Shipping to be part of Howland Hook waterfront for next half-century

In Go Coastal, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on October 17, 2009 at 5:07 pm

The Port Authority has signed a 35-year lease extension with the city for the 202-acre Howland Hook Marine Terminal in Mariners Harbor. The agency also extended its lease for the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal by 20 years, with the option of further lengthening it to 2058. Read the rest of this entry »

From Bones of Immigrants, Stories of Pain

In Go Coastal, Maritime, Staten Island on October 15, 2009 at 12:23 am

A few weeks ago, a hearse left Tom Amorosi’s brownstone in Park Slope with the remains of 36 people who died in the 1840s and 1850s. Read the rest of this entry »

City to announce that 800 rental units will be built at Stapleton home port

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on September 16, 2009 at 4:41 pm

A New Jersey company that developed the swank W Hotel and residences on the Hudson, the Trump Plaza in Jersey City and amenity-packed apartments on River Street in Hoboken, is in contract to buy part of the Stapleton homeport from the city to build 800 rental units there. Read the rest of this entry »

Dispute at Staten Island's Snug Harbor appears settled after return of items

In Go Coastal, Maritime, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on August 28, 2009 at 4:22 pm

The return Wednesday of some old items – including Plexiglas, bathroom tiles and a former church’s door – seems to have resolved a three-weeks-old dustup at Staten Island’s Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, but not before ruffling feathers. Read the rest of this entry »

Waterpod to Staten Island

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on August 16, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Waterpod, the 30-by-100-foot self-sustaining (more or less) eco-barge/art project, makes landfall Tuesday in New Brighton with a welcome party thrown by the Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island and SIcoLab happening later in the week. Read the rest of this entry »