Monthly Archives: August 2015

“Dolphin Park,” a True Partnership Between the Port Authority and Community Volunteers

By Neal Buccino, Sr. Public Information Officer Dolphin Park, a “hidden gem” of a playground and sprinkler park for preschoolers and their parents in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood, is finishing its first summer after having been thoroughly redesigned and made … Continue reading

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Late-breaking History: Eugene H. Klingelfuss, Maker of the Holland Tunnel’s First Washing Machine

By Roz Hamlett, Editor The odds are, even if you’re a glassy-eyed New York history geek, you’ve never heard of him. Because the evidence of his signature achievement has lain buried deep in the bottom drawer of an old mahogany … Continue reading

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The Port Authority Bus Terminal’s Ralphie: An Ode to the “The Great One”

By Neal Buccino, Sr. Public Information Officer Standing near the Port Authority Bus Terminal’s southwest corner, gazing happily across Eighth Avenue between 40th and 41st streets, the statue of immortal bus driver and TV icon Ralph Kramden radiates undefeatable optimism. … Continue reading

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