Archive for December, 2008

Tugs and Barges Benefit From Effort by Elves

Dusting themselves after the big 70th birthday party for the tanker Mary Whalen, the elves at Portside New York are preparing for the fifth annual Operation Christmas Cheer. (more…)

December 27, 2008 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

A Federal Stimulus for City Parks

Over the past eight years, federal support for urban parks has largely evaporated. Now parks advocates hope that a new administration with strong city connections will put urban parks back on the agenda. (more…)

December 23, 2008 at 5:30 pm Leave a comment

Beware of costly New York waters

New Jersey anglers who drift across Raritan Bay into New York waters will have more to worry about in 2009 than remembering that state’s summer flounder regulations.

Gov. Paterson’s proposed budget includes a $40 saltwater fishing license for non-residents. (more…)

December 22, 2008 at 5:22 pm 2 comments

From Paraguay to Pier 57, developer has eye for art

Developer Young Woo has had his eye on Pier 57 ever since his company, Youngwoo and Associates, snapped up a property on 10th Ave. in Chelsea a block away from the pier several years ago. (more…)

December 19, 2008 at 4:08 am Leave a comment

Proposed NY budget cuts environmental programs

Money for invasive species control, farmland protection, waterfront revitalization and a host of other environmental programs would be reduced under the $121.1 billion budget proposed by Gov. David Paterson. (more…)

December 19, 2008 at 3:48 am Leave a comment

General Growth to sell South Street Market

Portfolio includes Harbor Place & The Gallery in Baltimore, South Street Seaport in New York City and Faneuil Hall in Boston (more…)

December 19, 2008 at 3:42 am Leave a comment

Waterpod Floating House Points to a Nomadic Future After Global Warming

Most scientists are now in agreement that global warming is happening, and that, in the not too distant future, we may all have to get used to living in a world of mass species exctinctions, population explosion, resource scarcity and rising oceans. The question on many people‚Äôs lips is, how will mankind adapt to this drastically different future world? (more…)

December 17, 2008 at 3:54 pm Leave a comment

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