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Ridin' With Louie & Jerry

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

UPDATE: Watch the full episode here. Louis C.K. kicked off the third season of Jerry Seinfeld's Crackle web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

Titanic II On The Hudson?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York

Australian mining magnate Clive Palmer isn’t on a solo voyage to launch a replica model of the Titanic: the city’s economic development agency hel...

Could Sea Barriers Have Saved NYC From Sandy?

AP | PETER SVENSSON and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The vast destruction wreaked by the storm surge in New York could have been prevented with a sea barrier of the type that protects major c...

WATCH: The Tug Boat Tradition In New York City

Narrative.ly | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

By Jessica Edwards Tugboats have always interested me. I mean, who doesn’t love a cute, rugged tugboat? After living within walking distance of t...

PHOTOS: Costumed Cruise Reenacting Titanic Trip Arrives In NYC

Posted 04.19.2012 | New York

Talk about Titanic 3-D! Despite an ominous beginning plagued by a medical emergency and high winds, the Titanic Memorial Cruise safely arrived in New ...

New York City Commits to Green Solution for Sewage Overflows

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Peter Lehner

In New York, green infrastructure is going to play a transformative role. But the story is much bigger than that.

WATCH: New York Executive Turned Boat Captain Says He's 'The Happiest Man On The Planet'

Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

"I recently turned 60 years old, and I'm the happiest man on the planet." These are the words of Patrick Harris, better known among friends as "Ca...

Man On 'Mission From God' Rescued After Jumping In NY Harbor

Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

He said he was only doing the lord's orders. A man jumped into New York Harbor in an attempt to swim three quarters of a mile to Liberty Island on ...

Whales Are Back in New York Waters -- Bring Back Whale Research, Too!

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sarah Chasis

We don't know how many there are, where they're heading, or even how to safeguard them. Getting this data is absolutely critical and should be a priority for the state going forward.

ALERT: Red Tide Found In New York Harbor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard says a nearly 10-mile-long ribbon of red tide has been spotted in New York Harbor. The agency says the outbreak of p...

The Coast Guard Heroes of 9/11

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Helvarg

We ought to remember the Coast Guard and all the working mariners they helped mobilize on 9/11 for what would prove to be, though few people know it, the largest maritime evacuation in world history.

Cheating Time: A Crossing on the Queen Mary 2

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Anticipating a milestone anniversary, my husband and I wanted to celebrate and recharge in a grand way. We booked a six-day, transatlantic crossing on the legendary Queen Mary 2.

Terrorism in Times Square

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bruce Kluger

For whatever reason Osama bin Laden drew a bright red circle around lower Manhattan when he first concocted his insidious call for attention, it has changed this metropolis forever.

NYC Assignment Desk: Literary Death Match, Disco Cruise, Moby Awards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...