Archive for June, 2008

Pier got two-year makeover

Those walking through Exchange Place in Downtown Jersey City for the last two years could not help but notice there has been a fence closing off public access to an area near the Hudson River. (more…)

June 29, 2008 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment


Ruby Washington/The New York Times

The South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan; many New Yorkers have never adopted the location as a destination of choice. (more…)

June 27, 2008 at 4:32 pm Leave a comment

Piece of floating history docks at New London’s City Pier

The Half Moon, the replica of a 1609 Dutch exploration ship, arrived this week at New London’s City Pier on a mission of historic proportions. (more…)

June 27, 2008 at 4:24 pm Leave a comment

Ayveq the Self-Gratifying Walrus Dies

The walrus whose self-gratification rituals made him the New York Aquarium’s most famous resident passed away earlier this week. As reported by The Brooklyn Paper: (more…)

June 26, 2008 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

Taking Lessons, and Confidence, From the Water

She had rowed a boat, in the East River. She had learned to swim. She had eaten an oyster; (more…)

June 26, 2008 at 1:49 am Leave a comment


In the summer of 2006, NYCEDC commenced the Maritime Support Services Location Study focusing on the tug and barge industry, ship repair/ dry-dock industry and government services with the goals to develop a sufficient background about these industry sectors to understand their size and economic importance, to define the needs of these industries through 2016 and to identify appropriate assistance to these industries, if needed, to protect their vital functions. (more…)

June 26, 2008 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Gone Fishing: Governors Island

This summer marks the first season that Governors Island has opened its shores to people interested in fishing. (more…)

June 25, 2008 at 4:18 pm Leave a comment

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