Archive for May, 2008
IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced the 6.5-acre waterfront esplanade it has built along the Erie Basin in Red Hook will open to the public when IKEA Brooklyn opens on June 18, 2008. (more…)
This is the weekend that boat lovers get their craft into the waters off Long Island.
That’s why state park officials, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board on Friday kicked off National Safe Boating Week (more…)
A federal regulation aimed at reducing pollution caused by discharge from commercial ships could force recreational boaters to buy costly permits this fall, said Sen. Charles Schumer, who is supporting legislation to reverse the rule. (more…)
IT was a normal day for the Manhattan Cup – good fishing, a great party and terrible weather.
It was a steady, cold rain and with northeast winds, the conditions were not comfortable to say the least, but this is one of those great tourneys that even Mother Nature can not dampen. (more…)
For many service members, Fleet Week is a fun time to get some shore leave, explore New York and have a few — maybe free — drinks. (more…)
A Department of Homeland Security program to strengthen port security has gaps that terrorists could exploit to smuggle weapons of mass destruction in cargo containers, congressional investigators have found. (more…)