Archive for December, 2009

Federal dollars flowing into Fort Hamilton

The federal defense-spending bill that passed Congress earlier this month contains good news for Fort Hamilton. (more…)

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December 30, 2009 at 6:50 pm Leave a comment

Frigid tradition of Coney Island Polar Bear Club takes breath away

It sounds crazy, but these guys say the best beach weather on Coney Island comes in January. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:45 pm Leave a comment

No ‘Coney Island Center’ without environmental study

Borough President Marty Markowitz’s drive to build his new $64 million “Coney Island Center” at Asser Levy Seaside Park will not go forward until an environmental assessment is done. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:40 pm Leave a comment

River Castle, Ever More an Apparition, Further Crumbles

Bannerman’s Castle was already an enigmatic ruin in the middle of the Hudson River, a dreamy landmark for passing train travelers and a passionate cause for preservationists. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:36 pm Leave a comment

Plan to develop NYC waterfront clears final step

A plan to revitalize a bleak stretch of land along Manhattan’s west side waterfront was approved Monday by the New York City Council, but the project remains without financing and it will likely be many years before any buildings go up. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:33 pm Leave a comment

New bids sought for Brooklyn warehouse

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)  issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the disposition and development of a vacant 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse building, known as Federal Building #2, in the vibrant industrial waterfront area of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (more…)

December 30, 2009 at 6:21 pm Leave a comment

Vision Unveiled For “Mosaic Of Habitats” In The New York/New Jersey Estuary

While underway aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s vessel Hayward, the Army Corps hosted a group of waterfront leaders, including congressional representatives and other key-decision makers from over 20 organizations, during a New York & New Jersey Harbor inspection that included traveling up the Hudson River. (more…)

December 8, 2009 at 8:03 pm Leave a comment

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