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PortSide NewYork & the Tanker Mary A. Whalen Have Found A Home!

Great news. PortSide NewYork and the tanker Mary A. Whalen have found a long-term berth at Brooklyn’s Atlantic basin. For the last several years, the non-profit based on the historic tanker has not had a berth accessible to the public. … Continue reading

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PortSide NewYork Fundraiser — Resiliency is our Hook, October 28, 2014

PortSide NewYork is hosting a Fundraiser — Resiliency is our Hook, on October 28, 2014.  There will be smoky BBQ and sizzling Dixieland Jazz by the Red Hook Ramblers.  Good food, good music and good times for a good cause. PortSide … Continue reading

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Congratulations to PortSide NewYork – Winner of the White House “Champions of Change” Award !

Our hearty congratulations to PortSide NewYork, which today was awarded a White House Champions of Change award in recognition for the wonderful work done by the non-profit organization to assist their neighbors in Red Hook, a Brooklyn community absolutely devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The … Continue reading

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Weekend Round Up Part 2 – Non Pirate Activites

For those of a non-piratical bent there is still a lot going on this weekend. The Yonkers Riverfest 2011 will be held tomorrow just a bit up the river from New York City.    The schooner A.J. Meerwald  will be offering … Continue reading

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Portside NewYork Exhibit – The Maritime Role in New York on 9/11

Two years ago we posted about the largely overlooked maritime evacuation of lower Manhattan on 9/11.  With the bridges and tunnels shut down, between 350,000 and 500,000 people were evacuated by water in just a few hours. It was the largest maritime evacuation since … Continue reading

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US Coast Guard Barque Eagle Open to the Public in Brooklyn this Weekend

We just heard from the good folks at PortSide NewYork that the US Coast Guard barque Eagle will be open to the public for the first time ever in Brooklyn, beginning Friday afternoon and continuing Saturday and Sunday at Pier 7 at … Continue reading

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Donald Scott Sutherland – Chronicler of New York Harbor

Don Sutherland, marine photographer and writer, died on May 24 of cancer.  In the words of Carolina Salguero, Director, PortSide NewYork,  “Don covered the working waterfront in this port like no other with an adoring eye, passionate voice and sharp … Continue reading

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