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What To Do In Greenpoint, Part II

Look at one building from the land…. and by sea (or, in this case, creek–Newtown Creek): Advertisements

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Taxiing Along Newtown Creek

Thanks to Dan Campo and Peter Spellane, I now know everything I need to know about Newtown Creek.  In fact, I am an expert, having also sailed on down and back with a narrated tour under the sun, the cool … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Is Good

After a longish tour of Newtown Creek on a NYC Water Taxi, under the Brooklyn Bridge, under the Manhattan Bridge, under several other bridges, past refineries, oil, sugar, workers in hard hats, manufacturing plants, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and some … Continue reading

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Cities Are Nature, Too: McCully’s City At The Water’s Edge

This story is not new nor is it unique to the New York area.  Development impacts the environment.  Chapter 6 of Betsy McCully’s City At The Water’s Edge, entitled “Muddied Waters,” discusses how the earliest colonization changed the fish population … Continue reading

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