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Some balmy weather this week got me out and about shooting photos. In a few days it will officially be Winter, then ice and snow. McAllister and Reinauer were out in force Monday on the KVK, all in all a fairly busy afternoon.
Happy Holidays to all, until next week … John Skelson.
Preparatory work has begun on the New York Wheel, the 630-foot tall ferris wheel attraction planned for the North Shore of Staten Island. The official groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for early in the new year. [The Staten Island Advance]
The Staten Island Advance: Rich Marin, president and CEO of New York Wheel LLC, said work is underway. “Our site is changing now,” he said.
The New York Wheel, a planned 630-foot observation wheel to be built with 36 capsules, holding 40 passengers each and moving for 38 minutes, is expected to open in early 2017.
Located northwest of the Staten Island Yankees stadium on the St. George waterfront, the eight-acre parcel is currently undergoing prep work to create temporary parking while construction is ongoing.
Read more from The Staten Island Advance here…
by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee