Archive for June, 2007

Circle Line Loses Pact for Ferries to Liberty Island

The National Park Service said yesterday that it planned to have another company replace the Circle Line, which has provided ferry service to the Statue of Liberty for more than half a century. (more…)


June 30, 2007 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Groups Propose East River Improvement Projects

The southern tip of what was once known as Welfare Island could one day be a memorial to the president it is now named for, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (more…)

June 22, 2007 at 7:58 pm Leave a comment


Come July 4th, the city’s hottest new destination could also be the coolest – a floating swimming pool off the Brooklyn Heights waterfront, complete with gorgeous harbor views and a manmade beach. (more…)

June 22, 2007 at 6:08 pm Leave a comment

Installation examines steamboat’s historic journey

Speeding at five miles per hour, Robert Fulton made his famous steamboat voyage up the Hudson River from New York City to Albany in 32 hours. (more…)

June 22, 2007 at 6:06 pm Leave a comment

Take It Slow, Don’t Have Many Kids and Enjoy Cold Water

ESKIMO hunters killed a bowhead whale off the coast of Alaska last month and began to chainsaw their way into its blubber.


June 22, 2007 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

Competing Visions for Governors Island

West 8/Rogers Marvel/Diller Scofidio & Renfro/Quennell Rothschild

A rendering of a proposal for the 40-acre park area on Governors Island by the design team of Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Rogers Marvel Architects, West 8, Quennell Rothschild & Partners and SMWM. (more…)

June 22, 2007 at 5:43 pm Leave a comment

New Rochelle harbor master joins Going Coastal’s push for clean marinas

As harbor master Sal Gugliara cleans up the environmental practices at the New Rochelle city marina, (more…)

June 22, 2007 at 5:38 pm Leave a comment

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