Emerald Coast. Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

This Thursday, 16 June from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join Captain Margaret Flanagan, Maritime Operations, Waterfront Alliance &
Joseph Alexiou, tour guide and author of “Gowanus Brooklyn’s Curious Canal.” on Working Harbor Committee’s Hidden Harbor Tour® of Gowanus Bay, including Erie Basin, Red Hook and Sunset Park – an exploration of the changing face along the South Brooklyn waterfront!

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Hamilton Bridge. Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

Learn about the history of Red Hook, Gowanus Bay, Erie Basin & Sunset Park with the Working Harbor Committee. Joseph and Capt. Maggie will enthrall you with tales of how the shore along the harbor’s Upper Bay were once filled with manufacturing, shipping, and commerce. 

MV Loujaine. Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

See the new waterfront recycling facility at Gowanus Bay with its wind-turbine, the slag ship MV Loujaine and the Big Grain Elevator close-up.

HMS Liberty. Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6PM sharp. Boarding begins at 5:45 PM from Pier 11 Wall Street in lower Manhattan located on South St. between Wall St. & Gouverneur Lane. Snack bar on board.

Tickets: $35; $30 seniors. Limited tickets available! Don’t miss out on this unique experience. See you on board!

 

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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