East River C.R.E.W. is making waves, and we’re mighty proud. Check out our newest happenings, media coverage, blog mentions and social media opportunities. We’ve also included pieces that indirectly refer to rowing on the East River.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A COMPLETE LIST OF COVERAGE.
2012.05.09 Our Town; City Revisits Plan for East River Waterfront by Megan Bungeroth http://nypress.com/city-revisits-plan-for-east-river-waterfront/
2011.08.12 New York Times City Room; On New York’s Low Seas: Day 5 by Corey Kilgannon, this piece accurately depicts the feelings we share while rowing out to the Brother Islands http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/12/on-new-yorks-low-seas-day-5/#preview
2011.08.18 Comment posted: East River C.R.E.W. (Community Recreation & Education on the Water), watches cormorants offshore from Mill Rock Island each Tuesday during public rowing in 25-foot boats that leave from the East River Esplanade at 96th Street. So close to the FDR and only the sound of oars, birds and the water! What an experience – from there you can see three boroughs, few traces of the city, and hardly any other boats. Mary Nell Hawk, New York, NY
2011.08.10 Our Town; Esplanade Emergency: East Siders hope to fix crumbling riverfront as idea of path circling Manhattan moves closer by Ashley Welch
EXCERPT FROM A LENGTHY COVER STORY IN OUR TOWN PRINT EDITION:
The East River C.R.E.W. (Community Recreation and Education on the Water) is also advocating for a facelift for the esplanade. The group offers free open-water rowing sessions every Tuesday at 5 p.m. that launch from the East 96th Street esplanade entrance. According to C.R.E.W. member Mary Nell Hawk, its goal is to raise the profile of the East River through rowing and estuary education. Nell said that in the future, the group would like to see safer, more clearly marked pedestrian crosswalks, shade arbors installed near their boat launch site and educational signage dispersed throughout the esplanade.
2011.07.10 El Diario; Mujeres de Remos Tomar by Silvina Sterin Pensel
2011.06.29 WFUV Fordham Radio story and slideshow http://www.wfuv.org/news/life-arts/110629/free-rowing-east-river
2011.06.15 Our Town; Row Your Boat, Gently Down the East River by Lisa Chenhttp://ourtownny.com/2011/06/15/row-your-boat-gently-down-the-east-river/
2011.04 YouTube film released. Produced by 2010 NYC Parks Department’s Chris Schuessler and internshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_elRumyMylA
2010.09.23 Our Town; Vision 2020
2009.09.04 NY1 interview with Rebecca Spitz http://www.ny1.com/1-all-boroughs-news-content/105284/-i-nyer-of-the-week—i–teacher-holds-science–history-class-on-the-east-river
2007.10 Brooklyn Rail; The City from a Rowboat: Exploring the Rivers by Nadia Chaudburyhttp://www.brooklynrail.org/2007/10/local/
This story was reprinted on Nadia’s blog http://mysticchildz.blogspot.com/search/label/Whitehall%20Gigs
2007.06.28 New York Times Fashion & Style section; When the Workout Brings Out the Crowd (note: the photo was also a full-page section cover color photo on the print edition) http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/28/fashion/28fit.html
2005.08 NY1 interview with Parenting Correspondent Shelley Goldberg
2002.09.08 New York Times: NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: UPPER EAST SIDE; A Boat without a Paddle? Worse. No Parking Place by Erika Kinetz http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C03E4DF133EF93BA3575AC0A9649C8B63&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
1999.01.10 New York Times: NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: UPPER EAST SIDE; Restoring a Peninsula of Serenity by Corey Kilgannon http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D00E5DF1E3EF933A25752C0A96F958260