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Barges move oil, coal, sand, and more. They serve as platforms for construction, demolition, mooring,
uh-and–a Felliniesque gathering?–
The Crane Wife, a traditional Japanese version with a North Atlantic counterpart involving selkies
all a delight to stumble upon. Yes, that’s lightship Frying Pan looking in from the south.
This is the magic generated on the sixth boro, my adoptive home, a place for opera on a tanker, a book launch at a graving dock, a circus barge, a music barge, an art installation that floats and motors all the way here from Albany . . . and many more such are commonplace. Except not. They’re all brilliant. Kudos.