New York Harbor

Two birds flyover a foggy New York Harbor on an unseasonable warm day on December 5, 2013 in Brooklyn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Writer Comes Up With Idea For ‘Frankenborough’ In New York Harbor

Whether it is finding a place to live, a place park your car, or even just a place to walk or bike, it all requires space.

08/13/2015

Statue of Liberty, Lady Liberty, New York, July 4th

Statue Of Liberty Celebrates 130 Years Since Arrival On U.S. Shores

Wednesday marked 130 years since the Statue of Liberty arrived in pieces on American shores.

06/17/2015

Crews man a machine gun onboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Ride With Coast Guard Crews Protecting New York Harbor

More than 200 structures of national importance call New York Harbor home, and protecting them is a priority.

04/17/2015

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 19 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Environmentalists, NYC Officials Call On Gov. Cuomo To Nix Natural Gas Terminal

State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.

03/16/2015

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Could New York Harbor Ever Freeze Solid?

The shallower East River has frozen more often over the years, most famously in 1867.

02/16/2015

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NYPD Special Operations Division Tweets Out Adorable Pictures of Seals In NY Harbor

The department’s Special Operations Division tweeted pictures this week of seals chilling in New York Harbor.

01/21/2015

NYPD officers Dianna Balioni Peter Jessnik came to the rescue for a man apparently suffering a stroke on a barge in New York Harbor. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Officers Rescue Man Apparently Having Stroke On Barge In New York Harbor

Two NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.

10/31/2014

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Cops: Woman’s Body Found In The Water Near Governor’s Island

Governor’s Island is a former military installation that is now a historic site and park. It’s a few hundred yards off the southern tip of Manhattan.

07/12/2014

Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys become the first crew ever to row from mainland Africa to mainland North America. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 South African Explorers Make History In New York Harbor

With Lady Liberty as their witness, pioneering explorers Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys crossed the finish line, completing their trans-Atlantic rowing adventure with a long hug and tears.

06/20/2014

Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.

04/16/2014

Artist rendering of artificial islands plan. (credit: WXY/West 8/Stevens Institute of Technology)

One Idea For Protecting NY, NJ From Powerful Storms: Man-Made Islands

The “Blue Dunes” proposal is part of Rebuild By Design, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to come up with novel ways to protect against the next big storm.

03/30/2014

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A Guide To NYC’s 10 National Parks

Of the 22 national parks in New York State, 10 are in New York City. Every year 12 million people visit these parks, monuments, and historic sites, more than 27,000 acres of protected land and preserved past. Here’s a look at them.

07/11/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Effort Under Way To Restore Oysters In New York Waterways

The Oyster Research Restoration Project is working to change the fate of near-extinct oysters in New York Harbor.

06/24/2013

New York Harbor is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Bloomberg On Storm Barrier Idea: ‘Not In Your Lifetime’

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has signed an agreement with the Netherlands to share information on how to rebuild the northeast to better protect it against tidal surges, specifically including the possibility of storm barriers on the coastline.

03/05/2013

Hurricane Irene

Seen At 11: Preparing For The Perfect Storm

New York City officials say there’s no need to panic because extreme weather danger isn’t imminent. And just in case it ever is, they said they do have a plan.

10/04/2012

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