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On The Hip*


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On The Hip
is our E-Newsletter.

It comes out once a month (twice a month in the summer). Articles include:
Upcoming event and tours;
WHC members and supporter profiles;
Defintions of shipping terms and more...

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On The Hip - Archives

2014

July - 2014

22nd Annual Running of the Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition 31 August 2014 - Buy Tickets Today for the Spectator Boat! * Next Hidden Harbor Tour - Saturday, 26 July 2014 * Profile on Bill Miller - noted Maritime Author & Historian * Profile on Capt. John Doswell - Working Harbor Committee * Elissa Richard from About.com on our Hidden Harbor tours

Late June - 2014

Get your tickets today for the Port Newark Port Elizabeth tour - 28 June 2014 * Profile on our guest speaker: Ed Kelly, Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey * Profile on our guest speaker: Capt. Maggie Flanagan, Maritime Educator at South Street Seaport Museum

Early June - 2014

Get Tickets Today for the First Hidden Harbor Tour of the Season! Port Newark Port Elizabeth Tour - 14 June 2014 * Gus Markou, President of New York Cruise Lines Inc., welcomes the Working Harbor Committee * Profile on our Guest Speaker: Billy Messina, APM Terminals

May - 2014

Announcing WHC weekend Hidden Harbor Tours® with Circle Line Sightseeing! * Check Out Our Blog

Late April - 2014

The Fascinating World of Marine Salvage - Annual Film EveningOrder your tickets now * Information on our summer series of Hidden Harbor Tours(r) in our next issue!

Early April - 2014

Save the Dates * Getting It Up - Annual Film Evening - Tickets Available Today! 6 May 2014 * South Street Seaport Museum Spring Revival 26 April 2014

Winter - 2014

Raffle: Naima Rauam watercolor - Get your tickets today! * You're Invited: WHC Gala - 25 Feb 2014 * Working Harbor Blog - Sign Up Now

2013

Special Holiday Edition - 2013

WHC Member John Skelson Featured in NY Times
* 2013 Review - Sailing Ships at Work - Beyond Sandy - Hidden Harbor Tours - High School and Senior Program
Tours - Newtown Creek and Staten Island Tours - Summer Party on El Galeon - Tugrace * Save the Date:
WHC Gala - 25 Feb 2014

Don't Miss It! Circumnavigation of Staten Island - including lighthouses & graveyard of ships

Circumnavigation of Staten Island - Sunday, 10 November 2013 * Working Harbor Blog - Sign Up Now

Newark Bay Hidden Harbor Tour

Last Hidden Harbor Sunset Tour of 2013 Season - 10 September * Special Newtown Creek Tour - 28 September * 21st Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition Another magnificent and memorable day on the river!

Get Your Tickets for the Tug Race Spectator Boat

21st Annual Running of the Great North River Tugboat
Race & Competition Be in the Race - Spectator Boat
Tickets On Sale! * Tugboat Race Details * 10 September - Newark Bay Hidden Harbor Tour * 28 September - Special Newtown Creek Tour - Save the date!!! * Working
Harbor Blog - Sign Up Now

Tug race spectator boat 1 Sept
Next Beyond Sandy tour 20 Aug

20 August- Special Hidden Harbor Tour: Beyond Sandy
- Fire, Floods and Floating Containers * 21st Annual
Running of the Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition * Future Events

It's Tugrace Time Again - 1 Sept - PLUS a special Beyond Sandy Tour

21st Annual Running of the Great North River Tugboat
Race & Competition * Two-Hour Hidden Harbor® “Beyond Sandy” Boat Tour Will Examine the Manhattan,
Brooklyn and Staten Island Shorelines in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy * Join us as we raise a glass to Roberta Weisbrod on the tall ship El Galeon * Future Events

Explore the Brooklyn Waterfront by Boat

Join Us 30 July for a Special Hidden Harbor Tour of Brooklyn’s Changing Waterfront * Join us as we raise a
glass to Roberta Weisbrod on the tall ship El Galeon *
Future Events

Explore New York Harbor in the Wake of
Hurricane Sandy

Two-Hour Hidden Harbor® “Beyond Sandy” Boat Tour Explores New York Harbor in the Wake of Hurricane
Sandy * Future Events

Visit a Giant Container Ship Port By Boat

Join Us for a Special Hidden Harbor Tour ® of
Newark Bay * Special Guest Narrator Ed Kelly *
Future Events

Mid June 2013

Next Beyond Sandy Tour - 18 Jun with Col. John Boule and Capt. Jim DeSimone * Mayor Bloomberg Proposes
$20 Billion Post-Sandy Plan * Hidden Harbor: Newark Bay Tour - 9 July * Sizzlin' 4th of July - on the tall ship
El Galeon * Sizzlin' Summer Party - 23 July -
on the tall ship El Galeon * Future Tours

Early June 2013

Hidden Harbor Tours - North River Tour with Bill Miller - 11 Jun * Profile Bill Miller "Mr. Ocean Liner" * Next Beyond Sandy Tour - 18 Jun with Col John Boule and Capt Jim DeSimon * 4th of July Fireworks party on Spanish
tall ship El Galeon!

Early May 2013

Beyond Sandy Tours Starting Soon- First tour 21 May! Special Discount.* Beyond Sandy: Tour 1High Seas on the Inner Harbor: From Wall Street to Snug Harbor * Beyond Sandy: Tour 2Fire, Floods and Floating Containers: East River - Hell Gate to Governors Island * Beyond Sandy: Tour 3Protecting Our Ports: From Red Hook to Newark Bay * Hidden Harbor Tours - North River Tour with Bill Miller - 11 Jun * Staten Island Walking Tours - First Tour 22 Jun

Early April 2013

Winter Film Evening: Sailing Ships at Work - Past, Present, and Future - Profile: Norman Brouwer - Profile: Capt. Margaret Flanagan - Profile: Rick Spilman - New Series of Narrated Tours-Beyond Sandy-Keeping the Conversation Alive - Summer Hidden Harbor Tours - Upcomming Propeller Club Events - The latest from the WHC Blog!

March 2013

WHC Gala honors Lucy Ambrosino - Winter Film Evening: Sailing Ships at Work - Past, Present, and Future - New Series of Narrated Tours - Beyond Sandy - Keeping the Conversation Alive - Bounty - Article from WHC Blog
- The latest from the WHC Blog!

January 2013

WHC Spring Gala Raffle - Reminder: WHC Spring Gala Honoring Lucy Ambrosino - Check Out Our Blog! - Winter Film Evening: Sailing Ships at Work - Then and Now - South Street Seaport Museum Re-Opens after Sandy - New Series of Narrated Tours - Beyond Sandy - Keeping the Conversation Alive - Seal Watching Tours from New York Water Taxi

2012

December 2012

Announcing WHC Spring Gala Honoring Lucy Ambrosino - Save the Date: Sailing Ships at Work - South Street Seaport Museum Update - Profile: Susan Henshaw Jones - President of South Street Seaport Museum - Atkin Images on Magazine Covers Promote NY Harbor

November 2012

Circumnavigation of Staten Island Cancelled - Keeping
Historic Fireboat John J. Harvey Safe from Sandy
- Hurricane Updates for South Street Seaport Museum Boats and Other Vessels in New York Harbor- South Street Seaport Museum Hit Hard by Sandy-Tall Ship HMS Bounty and her Captain Robin Walbridge Lost

October 2012

Special Hidden Harbor Tour: Circumnavigation of Staten Island: Saturday, 3 November 2012 - Profile: Michael Marrella - Tall Ship Lynx Visits New York City: Thursday, 25 Oct - Wednesday, 31 Oct

September 2012

Special Hidden Harbor Tour: Circumnavigation of Staten Island: Saturday, 3 November 2012 -
Walking Tour of Staten Island with Mitch Waxman: Saturday,13 October 2012 - 20th Annual Tug Race a Big Success - A poem from a recent Hidden Harbor Tour rider

Late August 2012

20th Annual Tugboat Race Draws New Boats and Old Favorites ---W.O. Decker is Back! ---Miller's Launch Brings 3 Tugs and Sister Company from Long Island Sound ---Best Dressed Winner Meagan Ann from 2009/2010 is Back and Coming as Pirates. . .Grrr! ---Historic Tug Pegasus Returns ---The Smallest Tug in the Race: The Bronx ---Tickets On Sale Now for Spectator Boat! Get Yours Today! Hidden Harbor Tours and Special Tours in September

Mid August 2012

Newark Bay Tour 21 Aug with Special Guest Speaker Ed Kelly 20th Annual Great North River Tug Race - 2 September Hidden Harbor Tours Coming in September Sizzlin' September Party: 12 Sept. honoring Andrew Genn, NYCEDC Lighthouse Tour – Saturday, 22 Sept.

Early August 2012

7 Aug - North River Tour - Special Guest Speaker Bill Miller Newark Bay Tour 21 Aug with Special Guest Speaker Ed Kelly 20th Annual Great North River Tug Race - 2 September Lighthouse Tour – Saturday, 22 Sept. Sizzling Summer Party: 12 Sept. honoring Andrew Genn, NYCEDC Don't Miss: Hidden Harbor Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan - 11 Aug

Late July 2012

Special Newtown Creek Tour - 22 July Newark Bay Tour - 24 July Guest Speaker: Lucy Ambrosino-Marchak Hidden Harbor Walking Tour of Staten Island - Saturday, 28 July Lighthouse Tour – Saturday, 22 Sept. Sizzling Summer Party: 12 Sept. honoring Andrew Genn, NYCEDC

Early July 2012

Brooklyn Tour - 10 July - Special Guest Speaker Dan Wiley, Special Newtown Creek Tour - 22 July, Don't Miss: Hidden Harbor Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan, Save the Date!! Lighthouse Tour - 18 Aug, Summer Hidden Harbor Tour Schedule, Follow the Working Harbor Committee Blog

June 2012

Don't Miss: Hidden Harbor Walking Tour - This Saturtday 16 June, Newark Bay Hidden Harbor Tour - 19 June, See What You're Missing - Working Harbor Committee Blog, Summer Hidden Harbor Tour Schedule

Late May 2012

Summer Hidden Harbor Tours Featuring: Brooklyn Waterfront Tour – 5 June & Newark Bay Tour – 19 June, Brooklyn Tour Narrator Bio : Andrew Genn,
Newark Bay Tour Narrater Bio: Pete Johansen,
Summer Hidden Harbor Tour Schedule, Opsail 2012 Review – by Mai Armstrong, New – Hidden Harbor Walking Tours, Staten Island & Kill Van Kull
Lower Manhattan from River to River

Early May 2012

The Tall Ships of OpSail

April 2012

"All About Tugs" Film Evening This Tuesday!! -
Tickets Selling Fast OpSail 2012 Tall Ships Hidden - Harbor Tours - Hidden Harbor Tours 2012 Calendar
- New Working Harbor Committee Blog - Bernie Ente Tribute

March 2012

From the Executive Director, Capt John Doswell "All About Tugs" Panel and Film Evening – 17 April Special OpSail 2012 Tall Ships Hidden Harbor Tour - 22 may NEW! VIP OpSail 2012 Parade of Sail Tour - 23 May Newtown Creek Tour 3 June!! CMA Shipping 2012 Booth a Success! 2012 Hidden Harbor Tours® - Tickets On Sale Now!! Profile: Capt. Maggie Flanagan South Street Seaport Museum Take our Online Survey

February 2012

Raffle: Win a Naima Rauam Watercolor at the 7th Annual WHC Gala, Profile: Capt. Carleen Lyden-Klusss, "All About Tugs" Panel and Film Evening – 17 April, NEW!! OpSail 2012 Tall Ships Hidden Harbor Tour, Opsail 2012 Coming - 22 May to 30 May 2012 Hidden Harbor Tours Schedule
Seaport Museum Ship Update, Harbor FAQ's: Flotsam and Jetsam, Take Our Online Survey

January 2012

7th Annual Gala Award Reception Profile: Clay Maitland Announcing "All About Tugs" – 17 April, Featuring the film Tugs by Jessica Edwards 2012 Hidden Harbor Tours Schedule Harbor Seals Tours - 26 February South Street Seaport Museum
Re-Opens

2011

December 2011
Season's Greetings from the Working Harbor Committee WHC Annual Gala To Honor Clay Maitland Olga Bloom, Founder of Bargemusic, Dies at 92 Newtown Creek Tours Profile: Mai Armstrong South Street Seaport Museum Reborn

14 October 2011
Two Newtown Creek Tours - 23 Oct Exploring Newtown Creek Circumnavigation of Staten Island and Lighthouse Tour (Sold out) Profile: Meg Black

23 September 2011
Last Sunset Hidden Harbor Tour: Brooklyn - 27 Sept. Circumnavigation of Staten Island & Lighthouses Tour – 16 October Lighthouse Tour with the Lighthouse Museum – 25 September - Almost SOLD OUT

10 September 2011
WHC Sunset Soiré and Concert featuring The NYCity Slickers - 25 Oct September Hidden Harbor Tours: Newark Bay - 13 Sept. September Hidden Harbor Tours: Brooklyn - 27 Sept. Lighthouse Tour with the Lighthouse Museum – 25 September Circumnavigation of Staten Island & Lighthouses Tour – 16 October 19th Annual Tug Race - Results Pictures from the Tug Race Profile: Renee Stanley

20 August 2011
19th Annual Tug Race - 4 September Tug Race Raffle Wall Street Journal says "A Harbor's Ugly Ducklings Can't Resist the Tug of Speed" August & September Hidden Harbor Tours Lighthouse Tour with the Lighthouse Museum – 25 September Staten Island Advance article on our Lighthouse Tour Circumnavigation of Staten Island & Lighthouses Tour – 16 October Profile: Mitch Waxman 19th Annual Tug Race

8 August 2011
19th Annual Tug Race - 4 September Tugrace Raffle August & September Hidden Harbor Tours Upcoming Events: Circumnavigation of Staten Island Profile: Jerry Roberts

22 July 2011
Special Guest Speaker - 26 July Hidden Harbor Tour - Dan Wiley Special National Lighthouse Day Tour – Tickets Now Available openhousenewyork Tour - Tickets Now Available Upcoming Events 19th Annual Tug Race - 4 September Harbor FAQ: Is it a boat or a ship?

6 July 2011
Special Guest Speaker - 12 July Hidden Harbor Tour - Lucy Ambrosino-Marchak Special Guest Speaker - 26 July Hidden Harbor Tour - Dan Wiley August Light House Tour – Tickets Now Available Special Intrepid Sea*Air*Space Museum Discount Upcoming Events 18th Annual Tug Race - 4 September Ship Profile: Fireboat Three Forty Three

7 June 2011
Special Guest Speaker - 15 June Hidden Harbor Tour Special Guest Speaker -28 June Hidden Harbor Tour Light House Tours openhousenewyork Tour Hidden Harbor Tour Season Schedule Background History of The Working Harbor Committee Profile: Capt. Betsy Haggerty Harbor FAQS

8 May 2011
Newtown Creek Special Tour - Tickets Still Available Special Guest Speaker - 10 May Hidden Harbor Tour New Tours - Hidden Harbor Tour Season Schedule Updated New Tours & Announcements What Does "On The Hip" Mean Anyway?

Mid April 2011
Newtown Creek Special Tour Reserve Your Space Now on our May Tours Hidden Harbor Tour Season Schedule . Tour 1 - The Newark Bay Tour . Tour 2 - The Brooklyn Tour . Tour 3 - North River Tour (new for 2011) A tribute to WHC Photographer Bernard Ente . A few of Bernies's best shots... Announcements

Beg April 2011
New Hidden Harbor Tours Available Tour 1 - The Newark Bay Tour Tour 2 - The Brooklyn Tour Tour 3 - North River Tour (new for 2011) Newtown Creek and Other Tours South Street Oyster Saloon

Mid March 2011
Women at Sea - Film & Conference - 30 March WHC 2011 Gala Honoring Beverly Fedorko WHC 2011 Raffle Winner Hidden Harbor Tours WHC at Shipping 2011

February-March 2011
Capt. John Krevey WHC Raffle - Winner's Choice between 2 Great Prizes! Winter Film Evening 2011 Hidden Harbor Tour(r) Schedule

Winter 2011
WHC Gala - 24 Feb 2011 WHC Raffle - Winner's Choice between 2 Great Prizes! Interview: Beverly Fedorko, NYSA Winter Film Evening Spring 2011: Hidden Harbor Tour Schedule

2010

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