Archive for September, 2008

Renovation of Lundy’s Stirs Dispute in Brooklyn

For decades, there have been efforts to preserve parts of Sheepshead Bay as a quaint fishing village in Brooklyn, with plans to make Emmons Avenue the kind of waterfront promenade that would draw visitors to seafood restaurants and a boardwalk on the bay. (more…)

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September 30, 2008 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Pelham Bay

Most New Yorkers are familiar with the unpredictable housing market and the neighborhood gentrification raging across the city. But as tumultuous as those changes have gotten, a small area in the Northeast Bronx has managed to weather the worst of it so far. (more…)

September 30, 2008 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

Crab attack

FISHERMEN NEAR THE MOUTH of the Hudson River found the first Chinese mitten crabs in the Hudson in 2007. (more…)

September 30, 2008 at 6:38 pm Leave a comment

Long Island Sound Water Quality Upgrades Funded

Grants for improving water quality in Long Island Sound were announced Friday at a gathering of federal and state environmental officials in Westchester County near the shore. (more…)

September 29, 2008 at 8:51 pm Leave a comment

The Dutch Are Returning to Celebrate With the City

What do bowling, the Bowery, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Harlem, Stuyvesant Town, the Yankees, the Roosevelts and coleslaw have in common? (more…)

September 28, 2008 at 6:49 pm Leave a comment

NYC museum ship Intrepid coming home shipshape

Almost two years after being pried ignominiously from the mud by a phalanx of huffing tugboats and towed off to a shipyard for a major overhaul, the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid is returning home to resume its latter-day career as a floating museum. (more…)

September 28, 2008 at 6:43 pm Leave a comment

QE2 anchors off Staten Island

Guests on the Queen Elizabeth 2 today were getting a long look at the Stapleton waterfront because the huge ocean liner dropped anchor off Staten Island, delaying its departure from New York because of rough seas in the North Atlantic. (more…)

September 28, 2008 at 6:21 pm Leave a comment

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