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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Fun Ways To See Fall Foliage In NYC

The easiest way to see leaves, of course, is to find a copse or thicket and just look up – but what’s the fun in that?

11/03/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Lighting Plan Seeks To Improve Boater Safety Near Tappan Zee Bridge

The new lighting plan will more clearly distinguish the channel from the bridge and make it easier for vessels to pass through the construction zone, the Coast Guard said.

10/17/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Tappan Zee Constructors LLC and HDR Engineering Inc.)

Nyack Mayor Worried About Tappan Zee Bridge Construction’s Impact On Boating

The River Rowing Association has already been affected by the project.

06/17/2013

Barnegat Bay Wrecked Boat

Crews Work Hard To Remove Wrecked Boats, Homes From Barnegat Bay

Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy, dangers continue to lurk in the waters off the Jersey Shore.

01/21/2013

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One Dead Following Boat Collision Off Of Long Branch, NJ

Coast Guard officials say personnel aboard the larger craft reported the collision and bought the two men aboard their vessel. They then headed into the Shark River and met crews from Coast Guard Station Shark River, who escorted them to shore.

12/08/2012

FILE  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Manicures, Other Goods And Services, Now Being Taxed In Connecticut

The budget approved in Connecticut is making a whole slew of things more expensive beginning Friday.

07/01/2011

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FDNY Investigates Damaging Blaze At Chelsea Piers

The fire started on one boat at Pier 59, on the south side of the Chelsea Piers golf range. The flames spread to a second boat and damaged part of a dock as well.

02/04/2011