Archive for January, 2009

Long Island’s Sea Ducks

To most mainland New York hunters, gunning for sea ducks is as foreign a sport as an African safari. Yet it can be as much of an adventure as any bird hunt can be. Even though the action takes place within sight of one of the greatest metropolitan areas on Earth, sea duck hunting on Long Island Sound offers first-rate sport that should not be missed! (more…)


January 29, 2009 at 11:10 pm Leave a comment

Long Beach offshore gas plant

Surfers, environmentalists and local politicians will gather tonight in Long Beach for a federal hearing on a liquid natural gas processing plant proposed for a 60.5-acre man-made island that would be built 13.5 miles south of Long Beach. (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 11:06 pm Leave a comment

Coney Island Restaurant Landmark, Auctioned

¬†An auction was held yesterday afternoon to liquidate the contents of Gregory & Paul’s restaurant, one of the last remaining components that made up Astroland’s three-acre space. The Gothamist (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 10:46 pm Leave a comment


The controversial Brooklyn Bridge Park project will cost $16.1 million a year to maintain — making it the city’s second-most-expensive park per acre to operate. (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 10:39 pm Leave a comment

Report to detail, address coastal pollution in NY

Faced with more beaches closed by algae, bacteria and toxics, depleted shellfish beds and sharply reduced commercial fisheries, New York is poised to act against a rising tide of unhealthy coastal waters. (more…)

January 28, 2009 at 11:35 pm Leave a comment

Sail on MSC Cruises Spectacular Winter Sailings to Quebec and New York City

MSC Cruises, long a leader in the European cruise market and a growing presence in the Caribbean cruise winter market, will be adding Canada and New England cruises to its offerings in 2010. (more…)

January 28, 2009 at 11:30 pm Leave a comment

On This Day in History: Ocean Parkway Becomes Landmark

On Jan. 28, 1975, Ocean Parkway was designated a scenic landmark. Ocean Parkway runs about six miles north to south from Prospect Park to the southeastern edge of Coney Island. (more…)

January 28, 2009 at 11:27 pm Leave a comment

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