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Quick post . . . when will Janice Ann Reinauer and the other emigrants load onto Blue Marlin?
Peking‘s 100th birthday aka launch date has NOT officially been mentioned by South Street Seaport Museum . . . her guardian . . . but then again, nothing else has been discussed in detail by this secretive disorganization. A good dozen folks spoke on behalf of saving the museum at last night’s Community Board 1 meeting.
Thanks much to Justin Nash for this foto of the horns of Brangus; she worked in NYC waters for Great Lakes Dock and Dredge two years ago, but I’ve never seen a foto of the horns of this mighty vessel . . . til now, and maybe neither have you. Tugboats used to regularly sport eagles atop the house.
Finally, three people asked yesterday whether I had “coined” the now-ubiquitous term “sixth boro” to refer to the waters that unite the other five boros of New York City and its Jersey neighbors. The answer is–for that usage–YES, loud and clear. And I’m thrilled that so many folks have adopted the term.