Archive for June, 2008

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Set For Friday

Legend has it that the hot dog contest has been held annually at Nathan’s Famous on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island since 1916. (more…)


June 30, 2008 at 11:36 pm Leave a comment


Amusement rides on property owned by the developer planning to turn Coney Island into America’s biggest fairground are so dangerous, they should be closed down, an inspector told The Post. (more…)

June 30, 2008 at 11:26 pm Leave a comment

New York promotes the Bronx’s parks and gardens

Ladies and gentlemen, the Bronx is blooming! (more…)

June 30, 2008 at 11:15 pm Leave a comment

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

They opened the faucets Thursday for The New York City Waterfalls, the industrial strength art project by Olafur Eliasson at four locations along the city’s eastern waterfront. (more…)

June 30, 2008 at 11:05 pm Leave a comment

What New York Needs: A Theater on the Waterfront

With New Yorkers and visitors flocking to the East River this summer to see the waterfalls by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, the time has come to consider using the waterfront more prominently for another branch of the arts: performance. (more…)

June 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm Leave a comment

Calculating the Worth of East River ‘Waterfalls’

Amid all the hoopla over Olafur Eliasson’s “New York City Waterfalls,” which opened on Thursday along the East River, one might think the city was in for a windfall. (more…)

June 29, 2008 at 5:41 pm Leave a comment

A treat for sailors in New York Harbor

Attention all New York Harbor Boaters – you can participate in this season’s most historic event. (more…)

June 29, 2008 at 5:29 pm Leave a comment

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