July 16, 2001 Issue
"Nobody comes to the river to stare adoringly at the water. It's the activity on the water that makes people want to look."
-- Buzz O'Keefe, waterfront pioneer, "Getting Wetter All the Time"
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Getting Wetter All the Time
BY JOSEPH GIOVANNINI
Ask New Yorkers where to pick up the PATH train and it's likely that we'll be able to come up with some semblance of the correct answer. But where to catch the ferry to Yankee Stadium? That's a whole different ballgame. Until recently, Manhattanites were isolated from the city's most spectacular natural asset: the water surrounding us. But now that the harbor is cleaner than ever -- and developers are rushing to cash in on it -- we're venturing out on the water in record numbers. Plus: David Amsden and Sara Cardace tackle fishing, frolicking, ferry rides, and countless other ways to have fun in the sun -- and even get wet -- without heading to the Hamptons.
Good Cop, Bad Rap
BY MARC S. MALKIN
Sales & Bargains