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UNY Story Tank at City of Water Day

UNY founding editor Nicki Pombier Berger collected stories at the Underwater New York Story Tank, hosted by PortSide at Pier 11, Atlantic Basin, City of Water Day, July 24, 2010. Here is some of what she gathered! 

Nick Capodice, an educator at the Tenement Museum and tour guide with Urban Oyster, talks about why the Williamsburg is his favorite of the bridges spanning the East River, and what happened on a recent walk across it…

Nick Capodice, an educator at the Tenement Museum and tour guide with Urban Oyster, talks about why the Williamsburg is his favorite of the bridges spanning the East River, and what happened on a recent walk across it…

Author, Bronx native, unearther and explainer of New York City’s sunken and buried past,Robert Apuzzo talks with Lucy Oxios about their work restoring a 1952 tugboat, their plans to find the elusive HMS Hussar, an 18th century frigate that sank in Hell’s Gate, and the treasure they found on their first date. Listen to their story and check out these pictures ofThe Bronx at the Labor Day Tug Races September 5.

Author, Bronx native, unearther and explainer of New York City’s sunken and buried past,Robert Apuzzo talks with Lucy Oxios about their work restoring a 1952 tugboat, their plans to find the elusive HMS Hussar, an 18th century frigate that sank in Hell’s Gate, and the treasure they found on their first date. Listen to their story and check out these pictures ofThe Bronx at the Labor Day Tug Races September 5.

UNY contributing author Adam Sexton lists an impressive number of NYC waterways, and describes one with a memorable funk and an appetite for soccer balls….

UNY contributing author Adam Sexton lists an impressive number of NYC waterways, and describes one with a memorable funk and an appetite for soccer balls….

David remembers finding a mysterious object on a Staten Island beach…

David remembers finding a mysterious object on a Staten Island beach…

Maria Nieto reflects on what the waters of Red Hook mean to her, and what happened one Christmas Day on the pier behind Fairway….

Maria Nieto reflects on what the waters of Red Hook mean to her, and what happened one Christmas Day on the pier behind Fairway….