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Photos: Humpback Whales, Dolphins Seen Along Rockaways

There are few stories I love writing about more than the apparent resurgence of wildlife along our shores, as historically poor water qualities continue...

Boating Enthusiasts Want More Done To Clear Brooklyn’s Waterways

It has been almost eight months since Superstorm Sandy devastated the area and while political leaders, activists and volunteers are doing everything they can...

Local Boat Clubs Finishing Repairs From Sandy Damage

Eight months have passed since Superstorm Sandy crashed to the shores of Sheepshead Bay and the Varuna Boat Club (2806 Emmons Avenue) is finally...

New Self-Storage Facility Headed To Knapp Street, To Dismay Of Waterfront...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aes-cmuu_P4?rel=0] Community Board 15 helped clear the way for a new storage facility on Knapp Street, voting in support of a waiver to existing...

FDNY’s Local Marine Unit To Rebuild Headquarters After Being Wiped Out...

The fire eaters of the FDNY's local marine unit will have to rebuild their summer headquarters - or find themselves homeless, thanks to Superstorm...

City Lifts Advisory Urging Against Recreational Water Activities

According to a release by the New York Times, the city environmental officials lifted an advisory on recreational water activity issued last month after Superstorm Sandy....

Attention Mariners: Coast Guard Elevates Port Condition Status, Warns Search &...

If you've got a boat, don't be foolish. Stay off the water until after Hurricane Sandy passes! The U.S. Coast Guard has elevated New York...

Poker-Playing Local Fisherman Profiled By NY Times

Folks strolling along the Emmons Avenue pier may notice the dinner boats, the restaurants and the swans in the Bay. And, of course, that...

Coast Guard Creates "Safety Zone" Under Verrazano

Boaters traversing the Verrazano Narrows will now have to contend with a 110-yard "safety zone" implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard yesterday. The temporary safety...