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New York Aquarium Coney Island

A New New York Aquarium

Jon Forrest Dohlin | Posted 11.04.2014 | New York
Jon Forrest Dohlin

Hurricane Sandy hit just one day before construction was to begin on a massive new shark exhibit at the WCS New York Aquarium. Before a single backhoe touched the ground, the aquarium campus and most of its buildings were destroyed.

NYC Aquarium Rebounds After Sandy

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York Aquarium has cherished its big-city setting by the sea for half a century. But the ocean that is the aquarium's lifebloo...

New York's Beloved Walrus Survives Aquarium Flooding

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.02.2012 | Good News

In one of the most cheerful stories we've heard in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, recently rescued baby walrus, Mitik, was able to weather the stor...

PHOTO: Bloomberg Gets Kissy Face With...

Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

For the second time in less than a year, Mayor Bloomberg was caught smooching with someone other than longtime girlfriend Diane Taylor. And like th...

Orphaned Baby Sea Otter Living In New York Aquarium (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Aquarium is now home to a cute, cuddly orphan sea otter. Five-month-old Tazo is under the careful supervision of animal keeper Nicole Pi...