Bowsprite: A New York Harbor Sketchbook

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Posted in Uncategorized by bowsprite on 2013/07/20

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There is much going on today, the City of Water Day. Click here to see the events scheduled area by area, including up the Hudson.

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LILAC: Saturday, July 20, City of Water Day, 10am to 7pm **SPECIAL HOURS**
City of Water Day is a celebration of New York’s waterfronts sponsored by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance.
The tug PEGASUS and fireboat JOHN J. HARVEY will be offering free boat tours with the fireboat loading at LILAC.  The ship is open for tours and viewing the exhibit, Dead in August. Hudson River Park educators will be offering lessons in fishing from the pier from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and The River Project will  be pulling up traps and inviting visitors to see estuarine life up close in touch tanks on LILAC’s buoy deck in the afternoon.
The shop will be open on LILAC today.

The Waterfront Museum, Red Hook, Brooklyn: SLACKJAW celebrates New York City’s waters with a lively mix of traditional, new and original bluegrass songs, 1 – 5pm.  Admission free.

Happy City of Water Day, everyday.
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  1. Reid Sprague said, on 2013/07/20 at 09:27

    Lovely – and makes me remember my past transits through the “city of water”. Thanks for bringing it to life, Christina!

  2. walt stevens said, on 2013/07/20 at 10:15

    You Cartographer!, it’s better than a Google Map.
    Illustattions are much much better than pictures,
    who ever said a picture is worth a thousand words, never worked on
    a car!

  3. JR 14 | tugster: a waterblog said, on 2013/07/20 at 10:39

    […] fots by Will Van Dorp, who thinks that every day is water day here and in many other […]

  4. bluebrightly said, on 2013/07/20 at 11:48

    I’m glad all this is going on – love your artwork as always – and have fun!

  5. starbuck5250 said, on 2013/07/20 at 13:10

    How I wish I could be there…

  6. Steve said, on 2013/07/20 at 20:22

    Well, as I said, you have a way of cartooning it, but making it accurate. You simplify without leaving out the important detail. I would like to see what you would do with a steam locomotive. I’ll send you pictures.
    Farewell for now, hope it is not forever.


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