Monthly Archives: May 2015

When the Party’s Over at Red Hook . . . (before it ever begins)

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor What’s the story on that abandoned grain elevator in Red Hook at the foot of Columbia Street, adjacent to the Erie Basin, at the mouth of the Gowanus Canal – the one that looms off … Continue reading

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This is a drill. This is only a drill.

By Cheryl Albiez, Port Authority Media Relations From a distance, the realistic, but staged scene at Stewart International Airport mirrors the devastating aftermath of an actual airplane accident:  the charred remains of a fuselage, thick black smoke, the acrid smell … Continue reading

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DUCK!! Why this common refrain of deckhands will soon end

Back in 1931, when the Bayonne Bridge opened, a 151-foot span was plenty high for the world’s biggest cargo ships.  Nearly 85 years later, ship antennas are scraping the bottom of the bridge, and soon enough the span won’t be … Continue reading

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