Coruscation Concerns

Bally-Ho ad barge on the East river

Advertising barges like this one can earn up to $55,000 for displaying a 30-second video message for a month, but the City Council want to impose fines of $100,000 for unauthorized use of local waterways for marketing purposes. Lower Manhattan residents who are weary of gazing out their windows toward the waterfront and seeing advertising […]

Today in History March 26

Othmar Ammann

Othmar Ammann contributions to New York City are the George Washington (pictured here) Bayonne, Triborough, Bronx-Whitestone, Throgs Neck, and Verrazano-Narrows. Ammann’s long-span bridges came to define an epoch and shape the modern New York metropolis. 1780 – First British Sunday newspaper appears (Brit Gazette & Sunday Monitor) 1812 – Earthquake destroys 90% of Caracas Venezuela; […]

Arrivals & Departures

Norwegian ESCAPE outbound for sea

Norwegian ESCAPE outbound for sea Thursday, March 28 Norwegian Gem Inbound 9:15 am; outbound 4:30 pm; Boston Saturday, March 30 Anthem of the Seas Inbound 5:30 am (Bayonne); outbound 3:00 pm; CocoCay Sunday, March 31 Norwegian Escape Inbound 7:15 am; outbound 3:30 pm; Nassau Thursday, April 4 Marina Inbound 11:15 am; outbound 6:30 pm; Transatlantic […]

Today’s Downtown Calendar March 26

6PM Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting Manhattan Youth and Recreation at 120 Warren Street in Tribeca Click here for the full AGENDA All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1 office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to