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Scuba Diving to Ship Wrecks

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York’s and New Jersey's waterways are home to dozens of shipwrecks.

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It's OK to Open that Fire Hydrant... But Just a Little Bit

Friday, August 02, 2013

In a hot summer day, for those far from the beach, or a lake, there is always the fire hydrant. But open hydrants waste water and make it hard for firefighters to do their jobs. That's why the city is trying to get more people to take advantage of a safer alternative that allows them to open hydrants just a little.

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Finding Fun in the Water: Kayaking on Long Island

Friday, July 26, 2013

The New York metropolitan area looks very different when seen from the water, especially if you are inside a small boat.

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At Night, Social Scene Blossoms as Heat Brings Neighbors Outside

Friday, July 19, 2013

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Parks in New York City are keeping their sprinklers on a little longer, and keeping their gates open a little later for residents looking to keep cool during the hot summer nights.

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Finding Fun in the Water: Map Your Favorite Beach

Friday, July 19, 2013

As part of our summer series on finding fun in the water, WNYC wants your help in mapping the best beaches in the city -- or a short trip away. 

Pick your spot on the map, and explain what you like about it. Photos and audio are welcome.

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Finding Fun in the Water: Fossil Hunting in NJ

Friday, July 12, 2013

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With just a colander in hand, visitors can find teeth from sharks that once swam the ocean that covered all of New Jersey.

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