Archive for January, 2007

Shades of 9/11 loom over Bridge park plan – Old OEM office being used in search for WTC remains

Brooklyn Bridge Park may one day be a waterfront playground for city residents and visitors, but for now it is a sifting ground for forensic experts combing through World Trade Center rubble looking for human remains. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 11:53 pm Leave a comment

Gates in Place of Doormen

The only thing stretching across the entrance to the Bay Front Estates at Mill Basin last week, over a mud-and-gravel road split by a trench for the new water and sewer pipes, was a string of multicolored flags, sagging from a pair of long two-by-fours driven into the raw ground. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 9:52 pm Leave a comment

Riverhead Foundation Comes to the Aid of Marine Animals

ANIMAL NY3597-07 blinks her big black eyes while lounging on her belly on a dry ledge in a lidless tank. Her fuzzy, bluish-gray fur is the distinct coat of a hooded seal less than a year old, and she appears soft enough to cuddle. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 9:48 pm Leave a comment

Hart Crane’s Bridge to Nowhere

Before Hart Crane’s leap into the Caribbean that fatal April noon in 1932, he folded his jacket over the ship’s rail with impeccable manners. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 9:39 pm 1 comment

Former Party Boat Partly Sinks in Bay

The authorities are investigating the partial sinking yesterday of a paddleboat in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, that once was used for party cruises. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 9:34 pm Leave a comment

Track firm cites Island failure for income loss

International Speedway Corp., the company that recently abandoned its bid to build a NASCAR track on Staten Island, yesterday reported increased revenues but a loss in fourth-quarter net income, which it blamed in part on its Island failure. (more…)

January 28, 2007 at 12:55 am Leave a comment

Activist Shapes Renaissance in Long Island City

Erik Baard arrived at the Kew Gardens Community Center in Queens one evening this week, anxious to find a bike rack. (more…)

January 26, 2007 at 9:21 pm Leave a comment

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