Archive for February, 2007

New amphitheater for Coney Island

Creation of a state-of-the-art amphitheatre at Coney Island’s Asser Levy-Seaside Park is not a huge stretch as the park has been having successful concerts in its bandshell for a number of years. (more…)

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February 24, 2007 at 4:48 pm Leave a comment

Millions to safeguard Sea Gate beaches – Public money to be poured into protecting private Brooklyn enclave


 

The rock jetty at West 37th Street dividing the public Coney Island beachfront and the private Sea Gate beachfront.
The rock jetty at West 37th Street dividing the public Coney Island beachfront and the private Sea Gate beachfront.

Coney Island’s gated community, Sea Gate, will get $2.4 million in public funds this year to keep its private beachfront from further erosion thanks to Rep. Jerrold Nadler. (more…)

February 24, 2007 at 4:35 pm Leave a comment

Gravesend Waste Transfer Station

Before a waste transfer station moves in, the toxic goop that lies beneath Gravesend Bay must be carefully studied in order to thwart “environmental damage,” a federal lawmaker recently cautioned. (more…)

February 24, 2007 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

Oh, beaver! First one in 200 years spotted in Bronx

Beavers grace New York City’s official seal. But the industrious rodents haven’t been spotted here for as many as 200 years — until this week. (more…)

February 24, 2007 at 12:51 am Leave a comment

Is it pier pressure?

Seaport mall owner to present plans likely to demolish structure in favor of commercial, residential building. (more…)

February 24, 2007 at 12:46 am Leave a comment

CB 6 to consider 3.5-mile greenway

Community Board 6 was expected to vote Wednesday night on a borough group’s effort to transform the defunct Rockaway Beach Long Island Rail Road branch into a greenway. (more…)

February 22, 2007 at 1:19 am Leave a comment

BROAD CHANNEL “The Venice Of New York”

There is something exotic about Broad Channel. (more…)

February 22, 2007 at 1:00 am Leave a comment

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