Archive for March, 2008

Taking in the River View From Both Banks

MAYBE it was the sun dancing on the water or the Statue of Liberty looking so majestic or the ferries making their way to and fro. I was dazzled by the views that two buildings — one in Jersey City, the other in Battery Park City — will have in common. (more…)

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March 31, 2008 at 11:44 pm Leave a comment

EPA Issues Wetlands Rules

The Bush administration announced requirements Monday that would encourage developers to compensate for the destruction of wetlands or streams by paying for the restoration or creation of wetlands elsewhere, sometimes many miles away. (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:40 pm 1 comment

Editorial: Saying No to Broadwater

Here is our position on Broadwater, the quarter-mile-long floating energy barge in Long Island Sound that could supply New York and Connecticut with a billion cubic feet of natural gas a day (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:37 pm 1 comment

Circle Line, on Foot

Q. As springtime walking weather approaches, I am reminded that it was once possible to circle Manhattan Island on foot. Is it still possible? (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:31 pm Leave a comment

On the Waterfront: Brooklyn Bridge Park

No one should fear that Brooklyn Bridge Park will be an empty place. The public desire to be on this extraordinary waterfront is overwhelming. (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:28 pm Leave a comment

Museum hopes for historic ships on Pier 15

In the city’s popular East River waterfront redevelopment project, Pier 15 has become a lightning rod of sorts. (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:24 pm 1 comment

Museum looks to save ship by selling some

One year ago, the South Street Seaport Museum was on the verge of closing. (more…)

March 31, 2008 at 11:21 pm Leave a comment

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