Archive for December, 2006


With three weeks to go until he leaves office, Gov. Pataki opened another $16 million section of Hudson River Park yesterday and then promised to remain a “haunting” presence until the entire 550-acre strip of greenway is completed in coming years. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 6:11 pm Leave a comment


SHIP SHAPE: City plans to redevelop Brooklyn waterfront include brews and cruise, but condos are out. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 6:07 pm Leave a comment

Fishy business

Bust of captain hauling 900 lbs. of bass just tip of city’s black market for seafood (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 6:03 pm Leave a comment

It’s meltdown for vacant sugar plant

The demolition of a long-vacant Red Hook sugar refinery was begun over the weekend by a developer sweet on building upscale housing on the once-hardscrabble waterfront. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 6:01 pm Leave a comment

Sunset Park port shift will cost jobs

A container port slated for Sunset Park’s waterfront would provide only a quarter of the jobs at the endangered Red Hook terminal, officials predicted yesterday. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

On deck: Clemente overhaul

Roberto Clemente State Park is getting a $20 million makeover. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

Submarine Joins Intrepid in Bayonne

The junior member of the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum’s nautical fleet left town yesterday without putting up a fight. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 5:53 pm Leave a comment

Port Authority Approves Budget Plan

The Port Authority on Thursday approved a $5.7 billion budget for 2007 and a $21.1 billion 10-year capital plan that includes spending to redevelop the World Trade Center site and build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment

New Jersey: Broadening Beach Access

This is not an entirely new story. The state of New Jersey once again has announced regulations assuring the public of convenient access to the state’s hundreds of miles of ocean, river and bayfront property. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 5:42 pm Leave a comment

Shipping Containers Explain Everything

If you look around your office, your kitchen or your closet, you will probably find a great many items that were made outside the United States. (more…)

December 15, 2006 at 5:36 pm Leave a comment

Letter from NIMBY-land

A new waterfront development has our laissez-faire columnist gasping in horror. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 11:14 pm Leave a comment

Fearing the End of ‘The People’s Playground’

Residents accustomed to corralling the kids, hustling them onto the subway and riding down to Coney Island for a day of affordable family fun still have at least one more summer left to enjoy the shore. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 10:48 pm Leave a comment

Deno’s Makes Pitch to Keep the ‘Wonder’ In Coney

While Thor Equities offers art renderings of a huge year-round amusement and entertainment center for Coney Island, its amusement park neighbor has similar visions. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 10:42 pm Leave a comment

Waterfront projects get graded

December 8, 2006 at 9:16 pm Leave a comment


The planned Brooklyn Bridge Park could wind up with its own subway station. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 8:40 pm Leave a comment


The iconic Revere Sugar Refinery – whose domed rooftop has defined Brooklyn’s Red Hook waterfront for a century – could be demolished as early as today by a developer hoping to bring luxury housing to the gritty waterfront area, The Post has learned. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 8:38 pm Leave a comment

Cops net famous fisher

An enduring survivor of the city’s dying commercial fishing community was hooked by state police for allegedly trawling in contaminated waters. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 8:01 pm Leave a comment

Spitzer seals deal to halt river dumping

Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer will have to wait another month to clean up Albany, but he’s already succeeded in helping to clean up the Bronx River, sealing a deal to end sewage dumping by upstream towns. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 7:59 pm Leave a comment


A 30-foot stainless steel water wheel powered by the Hudson River is one of two public art projects being unveiled in the new Hudson River Park on Monday. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 6:16 pm Leave a comment

On a Sliver of the Bronx, a Waterfront Respite

Librado Romero/The New York Times

Part of the 600-foot-long Riverdale Waterfront Promenade and Fishing Access Site in the Riverdale section of the Bronx on Thursday afternoon. (more…)

December 8, 2006 at 6:05 pm Leave a comment

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