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Category Archives: Waterfront News
COMPETING BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK DEVELOPMENT PLANS UNVEILED At a public meeting on November 22, seven of the city’s biggest developers unveiled competing plans for a hotel and condos in what are currently two empty parcels sandwiched between Pier 1 and … Continue reading
The Newtown Creek Alliance and the Working Harbor Committee have teamed up to offer educators a free boat tour of Newtown Creek on Tuesday, October 18. Low-cost ($10) tours of the Creek will be offered to the public on Sunday, … Continue reading
Join our comrades at the Newtown Creek Alliance for a bike tour of Newtown Creek this Saturday, October 1, departing from N. 11th and Wythe at 2 p.m. They’ve provided an annotated route map.
Whether or not the media overhyped Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene (the hype was indeed justified for the once-in-a-generation flooding event in upstate New York and Vermont), the storm did bring New York City’s planning for potential flooding into the broader public … Continue reading
Make sure to check out this fascinating article in today’s New York Times about the cleaner water in New York Harbor enabling the return of two sea creatures–gribbles and shipworms–that snack on the wooden pilings supporting several new waterfront parks … Continue reading