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Floating Pool Lady reopens

The Floating Lady Pool will be open through September 1.

The pool opened to the public during the last week in June, offering a respite for residents looking to escape the summer heat.

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11th Annual Fish Parade highlights youth

PS 48's marching band at the 11th annual Fish Parade.

The 11th annual Hunts Point Fish Parade made its way through the streets of the peninsula to Barretto Point Park, kicking off summer on the peninsula.

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How the Floating Pool Lady came to be

How the Floating Pool Lady came to be

The swimming pool in Barretto Point Park has a curious history.

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Barretto Point Park to expand

Barretto Point Park

Barretto Point Park will expand this summer to include the 1.2 acres of land next door to the park that the city has been using as a staging area for work on the Hunts Point sewer plant.

Environment / Parks

Sandy blows through Hunts Point

The fishing pier at Hunts Point Riverside Park, post-Sandy.

Hurricane damage light, but some waterfront businesses hit While Superstorm Sandy forced 350,000 New Yorkers to temporarily evacuate their homes as it tore up the east coast on Monday, most residents and businesses in Hunts Point and Longwood escaped relatively unscathed. But a few businesses in the low-lying area near […]

Parks / Transportation

New bus route eyed for Hunts Point

A new bus route, in red, would shuttle riders between the Prospect Ave. train stop and Barretto Point Park.

A new bus route that would connect the Hunts Point peninsula to the Longwood side of the Bruckner Expressway could begin transporting passengers by the summer of next year. Officials from the city’s Transit Authority told members of Community Board 2 on Sept. 13 that initial plans call for a […]

Parks / Transportation

New Barretto Point Park bus hours announced

The bus to Barretto Point Park is back.

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Hunts Point cools off in floating pool

Hunts Point cools off in floating pool

On the sweltering day after city schools closed for summer, cooling down was easy in Hunts Point. Hundreds made a splash in the Floating Lady Pool, the seven-lane pool on a barge that has been moored off Barretto Point Park every summer since 2008. Other pool-goers in flip-flops waited on the […]

Environment / News / Parks

Parade captivates Hunts Point for ninth year

Parade captivates Hunts Point for ninth year

Clad in insect wings and paper mache masks, over 400 revelers paraded through Hunts Point to Barretto Point Park in the neighborhood’s annual Fish Parade on Saturday, June 16, to celebrate on the peninsula’s waterfront for the ninth straight year. Artist collective TATS CRU served as grand marshals for this […]