Archive for August, 2006

Retro chic revives, threatens Rockaways bungalows

As Manhattanites rediscover old seaside houses, preservationists fear for their future (more…)

August 31, 2006 at 8:57 pm 2 comments

BasketBall City being forced out of its home

After nine years at Pier 63 on W. 23rd St., BasketBall City is being forced out of its home on Friday and it does not have another location lined up. (more…)

August 31, 2006 at 6:48 pm 1 comment

Top 10 summer sendoffs

It’s almost over, so hurry up and stretch the season! (more…)

August 30, 2006 at 3:41 pm Leave a comment

Critics Aim at Javits Center Expansion Plan

Several New York community advocacy groups are opposing a $1.7 billion expansion plan for the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s Far West Side, claiming it will block waterfront access. (more…)

August 29, 2006 at 1:43 pm Leave a comment

GARDEN-VARIETY B’KLYN: PARK PLAN A WATERFRONT WONDER

The scenes seem more Greenwich than Greenpoint: pedestrians strolling along a shorefront esplanade, kayakers paddling through placid waters, people gathering at an outdoor performance shell. (more…)

August 29, 2006 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

Pier A negotiations continue running adrift

Pier A, the historic pier perched on the edge of Battery Park, was once a Victorian symbol of New York City’s splendor. Today, it is a dilapidated blight on the Lower Manhattan landscape, and as discussions to revive it repeatedly disintegrate, its future remains perennially in doubt. (more…)

August 27, 2006 at 5:50 pm Leave a comment

Park’s Condition Riles Residents

Claiming that Frank M. Charles Memorial Park, a Howard Beach recreation spot enjoyed by young and old alike, has gone largely untended for another season, the frustrations of many Howard Beach and South Queens residents have hit a highwater mark. (more…)

August 26, 2006 at 6:36 pm Leave a comment

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