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A weekly preview of participating sites and programs in the 11th Annual OHNY Weekend on October 12 & 13, 2013. This week, check out some of the nighttime tours you shouldn’t miss this year!    Urban Stargazing at Woodlawn Cemetery   Photo credit: Woodlawn Conservancy   Spend your night viewing a spectacle that most of us never get to [...]

Yesterday, OHNY’s staff got to tour the Motor Vessel Red Hook, one of three sludge boats in D.E.P.’s fleet. The tour started at the North River Plant (one of New York City’s 14 wastewater treatment plants) with Steve Askew, the Plant Superintendent. Located on the Hudson River, west of the West Side Highway from 137th [...]

With over 200 sites participating in OHNY Weekend, OHNY staff does not get to visit each and every site.  We do, however, have occasional staff field trips to see some of these spaces, which is always a great opportunity for us! Every Friday we will post photos from a recent field trip to an OHNY [...]