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Plumb Beach Stolen By Rockaway Beach?

Plumb Beach, the Brooklyn beach of...plumbs, has been labeled as part of Rockaway Beach, annoying anyone that knows the difference between Queens and Brooklyn....

City Touts Plumb Beach Restoration As Model For Storm Resiliency

Plumb Beach is considered one of the most vulnerable stretches of coastlines in the city, and the overall sand replenishment and long-term restoration effort...

The Ferries Of The Rockaway Boat Lines

If television has taught me anything, it is that one should be wary of any "three hour tours" unless you don't mind getting stranded...

New Management Plan Considers The Future Of Jamaica Bay

The Obama administration is looking to transform Jamaica Bay and other parks located in urban areas, into hotspots for hiking, biking, boating and camping,...

Some Good Ol’ Sheepshead Bay Nostalgia

Reader John Landers sent us a picture of Jamaica Bay that might take you back in time. The image was taken in 1963 and...

Want To Keep The Sunset Park Ferry? Transit Advocates Say You...

The 58th Street Ferry launched into service today and transit advocates are praying that enough people use it. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting...

Liberty Natural Gas Looking To Build Fuel Port Outside New York...

Local environmentalists were outraged at Liberty Natural Gas's proposed plan to place a fuel port 20 miles off the coast of New York Harbor....

A Hodgepodge Of Transit Events

THE COMMUTE: This past week, transit news focused on what seemed like a series of unrelated events — most notably the resumption of Rockaway...

Pipeline Company Issues Detailed Study Of Flooding Risk To Jamaica Bay...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITif2bgqMtE?rel=0] The company seeking to run a gas pipeline under Floyd Bennett Field and build a meter and regulating station in a historic airplane...

Water-Proofing The Subway System: Concerns Over Dollars And Logistics

As the $60 billion Sandy aid package finally gets doled out, it is interesting to see how that mountain of money actually gets spent....