4/24/13 We won a White House award “Champions of Change” for our hurricane Sandy recovery work, from saving the tanker MARY A. WHALEN to helping the Red Hook community ashore. 

5/19/13 Our Director Carolina Salguero received a National Maritime Historical Society "New York Harbor Historic Ship Steward Award of Excellence" for her work with the MARY A. WHALEN. 

6/18/13 The NYS Senate passed Resolution J2531-2013 (sponsored by Velmanette Montgomery, co-sponsored by Daniel Squadron) honoring PortSide for White House award and Sandy recovery work. 

Highlighted Articles

WNYC Inspired by Mariners on 9/11, One Photographer Found a Passion, 9/9/16

NY1 Local Trade Unions Participate in Day of Service for City Nonprofits, 4/16/16 

NY1 Barco antiguo ancla su historia en las aguas neoyorquinas, 10/7/2015

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Ship ahoy! The Mary A. Whalen finds a new berth in Red Hook 8/19/2015

NY1 Oil Tanker Keeps Maritime History Afloat in Red Hook, 8/13/2015

DNAInfo Queen Mary 2 Sails into New York For Cunard's 175th Anniversary, 7/14/2015

Fox News Latino Superstorm Sandy's Unsung Hero: Oil Tanker Mary A. Whalen 10/27/13

DNAinfo PortSide Receives White House Honors for Sandy 4/24/13  

Complete Archive


WNYC Inspired by Mariners on 9/11, One Photographer Found a Passion, 9/9/16

NY1 Local Trade Unions Participate in Day of Service for City Nonprofits, 4/16/16 

NY1 Barco antiguo ancla su historia en las aguas neoyorquinas, 10/7/2015

NewYorker POW! PortSide Weekend, 8/2015

NY1 Oil Tanker Keeps Maritime History Afloat in Red Hook, 8/13/2015

DNAInfo Music and Tours Coming to Historic Red Hook Tanker 7/27/2015

DNAInfo Queen Mary 2 Sails into New York For Cunard's 175th Anniversary, 7/14/2015

DNAInfo Historic Tanker Finds New Home in Red Hook, 5/27/15

The Brooklyn Paper, Re-berth: Historic boat gets second shot at Red Hook home, 8/17/2015

DNAInfo Queen Mary 2 Sails into New York For Cunard's 175th Anniversary, 7/14/2015

DNAInfo Historic Tanker Finds New Home in Red Hook, 5/27/15

DNAinfo Decorate Your Place with Vintage Marine Gear 7/21/14

DNAinfo Loans, Solar-powered light, Relief Centers Proposed for Red Hook Resiliency 3/8/14

DNAinfo Red Hook Nonprofit Seeks Donations to Restore Historic Tanker's Kitchen 12/10/13

Fox Latino News  Superstorm Sandy's Unsung Hero: Oil Tanker Mary A. Whalen 10/27/13

Brooklyn Daily Eagle  Boaters want to help landlubbers survive the next storm 10/17/13 

BBC Voices of Red Hook, New York City 10/14/13

New York Observer The Mary A. Whalen Celebrates 75 Years 5/29/13

Brooklyn Paper Boat’s B-day Bash 5/29/13

MarineLink N.Y. Open House for Tanker's 75th Birthday 5/17/13

FEMA "Winners of White House "Champions of Change" for Sandy recovery 4/25/13 

DNAinfo Red Hook Gathering Marks Six Months Since Sandy 4/24/13

DNAinfo PortSide Finding Lawyers to Help Red Hook (Sandy) 11/22/12

DNAinfo Heat and Power to Those Without (Sandy) 11/22/12

WNYC Brian Lehrer Show After Sandy: Red Hook 12/7/12

BRICArts Brooklyn Independent TV Brooklyn Storms Back  12/7/12

Canadian Broadcasting Company Tracking Sandy 10/30/12 

Time Out NY NYC's cutest animals 7-3-12

BBC Worldwide Revival of NY's Waterfront 6-28-12

New York TimesNo City for Old Ships 4-21-12

Brooklyn Eagle PortSide Steps up Efforts 4-18-12

Time Out NY Where to volunteer: Environment       4-18-12

Eyewitness News Oil tanker seeks new home 3-27-12

Brooklyn Eagle Editorial The Sea Beckons 2-29-12

Brooklyn Eagle Historic Tanker Seeks New Home 2-28-12

Brooklyn Eagle Maritime Cultural Group Threatened 2-20-12

New Yorker 9/11 Tributes 9-12-11

Wall Street Journal 911: Honoring with Art 9-8-11

Maritime Executive Social Media, It's Not Just Personal 7-8/11

Red Hook Star Revue Her Vision For the Future Builds on Our Past 7/11

Brooklyn Paper State: Old Red Hook barge is history 6/25/11

Courier Red Hook tanker is history 6/24/11

NY1 Retired Oil Tanker Fuels Interest Along Brooklyn Waterfront 6/17/11

Capital Link Shipping Weekly Markets Report The Old and the New Shrouded in the mists of history 6/13/11

Time Out Neighborhood Guide to Red Hook 9/20/10

NY1 Rare Ship Docks In Red Hook 8/20/10

Professional Mariner Retired tanker at center of NY waterfront plans 8/19/10

New York Times A Veteran of the Seas, With a Crew Full of Actors 8/17/10

New York Times A Retired Tanker, a Home and a Summertime Stage 8/16/10

New York Times City of Water Day Festival 7/22/10

New York Times Farewell to a Tugboat Bard 6/23/10

New York Times Barges, Biding Time 8/7/09

Professional Mariner Historic collisions & the law–Part 3 6/23/09

BCAT TV"Neighborhood Beat" PortSide profile 5/13/09

Brooklyn Paper Culture has docked in Red Hook 3/24/09

Brooklyn Eagle Like a Phoenix, Red Hook Piers To Rise  3/17/09

Brooklyn Paper Tanker full speed ahead 3/09/09

Brooklyn Eagle City Drastically Revises Red Hook Waterfront Plans 1/6/09

Brooklyn Paper City Scolded on Im-port-ant Plan 1/6/09

Brooklyn Paper Letters A Broadside for PortSide   1/22/09

Brooklyn Eagle Operation Christmas Cheer Now In Its Fifth Year 12/23/2008

The New Yorker "Above and Beyond"  12/3/07

Brooklyn Paper ‘Grave’ event 11/24/07

Downtown Express Boat Lovers Say City Plan Abandons Ship 10/26/07

Metro New Waterfront Designs 10/24/07

BCAT TV Brooklyn Review Episode 161 9/24/07

Daily News Stevedores among their piers in opera 9/11/07

New York Times Don't Rock the Boat, Opera in Progress  9/8/07

New York Times slideshow 9/8/07

Christian Science Monitor Opera Hires Ship 9/6/07

Daily News Puccini Opera staged  9/6/07

Metro La Scala in Red Hook 9/6/07

Daily News Opera on a Tanker  6/27/07

Carroll Gardens Courier Opera for the People 6/21/07

Brooklyn Paper Cruise ship site a party flop  6/30/07

NY Sun Artists Stand Ground as Waterfront Changes 6/29/07

The Courier Maritime history snatched from the trash 3/5/07

Brooklyn Paper Extreme Makeover: Boat edition  2/24/07

NY Sun Red Hook's Revitalization Could Soon Take Sail  5/3/07

Brooklyn Paper Mickey Mouse Plan  12/21/06

Brooklyn Paper Kayakers cry ‘No Parking’  9/23/06

BCAT TV Reporter Roundtable Episode 155:  Red Hook 6/17/06 

Time Out 10 more ways to get Hooked

New York Times Forgotten By All but a Ship of Elves 12/16/05

Marine News Tanks for the Memories  9/05



Liveboat USA QM2 Cunard 175 flotilla rendezvous. (images) 5/2015

Old Salt Blog PortSide is White House "Champion of Change" 4/24/13

Carroll Gardens Patch PortSide NewYork Honored by White House 4/23/13

Manhattan User's Guide Marys of Manhattan 08/10/11

Cooking Channel Blog Seafood Dinners Aboard the Historic Mary A. Whalen 6/29/11

Tugster Figuring Out by Doing 06/14/11

Old Salt Blog Barquentine Gazela Arrives in NY Harbor 8/19/10

Word on Columbia Street Blog Upcoming PortSide programs 8/18/10

Bococa Land Tall Ship Gazela Docks in Red Hook Today 8/17/10

Sea Fever Celebrating our maritime heritage at PortSide New York 8/17/10

Bluegrass in New York Two Man Gentlemen Band aboard the Mary Whalen 8/16/10

Bay Ridge Journal PortSide Events at Pier 11 in August 8/14/10

Underwater New York City of Water Day Story Tank 8/11/10

A View From the Hook 10 Days Left of PortSide at Atlantic Basin 8/12/10

Found in Brooklyn Wednesday Night Flick On Tanker 8/8/10

Brooklyn Based On a Boat! 8/9/2010

Norway The Official Site in theUnited States Water Stores With Lars Nilsen 8/4/10

A View From The Hook PortSide New York - "City of Water Day" 7/23/10

Freebird Books and Goods Mary Whalen 7/22/10

Industry NYC The revival of a waterfront-Welcome to Brooklyn’s New Shipping Hub 5/12/10

gCaptain Maritime Monday Re-Purposed Tanker Mary Whalen Enjoys Second Life 2/16/10

Honoring Dutch Vessels 9/3/09

A Flotilla to Celebrate Quadricentennial of Henry Hudson's Voyage 9/8/09

Word on Columbia Street Going Dutch: Dutch ships on the BK waterfront 9/7/09

Frogma Speaker Series at Waterfront Museum 7/29/09

Bowsprite blog happy 70th birthday, Mary Whalen!  12/7/08

Brooklynite on the Ice 613 Tons of Homelessness 2/20/08

Tugster Mary Whalen Moves Part I and Part II 2/20/08

Lost City Christmas on the Open Sea 12/25/07

Tugster Operation Christmas Cheer 12/25/07

Roosevelt Islander Operation Christmas Cheer 12/20/07

Gowanus Lounge Brooklyn Gift Guide 12/13/07

Gowanus Lounge Whalen moves to Navy Yard: Gabriel Cohen Kickoff Event 11/17/07   Newyorkology 'Graving Dock' launch party set for Brooklyn Navy Yard 11/15/07

Tugster Diva 9/18/07

Tugster Red Hook Opera 8/7/07

NewyorkologyHidden harbor tour: big ships, tugs and decay 7/18/2007

Brooklynite on the Ice The Ballad of the Mary Whalen   5/27/07

MWA Waterwire New Life for the Mary A. Whalen   3/27/07

Gowanus Lounge Group Suggests That PlaNYC 2030 "Misses the Boat"  3/19/07

QueensWest discussion board Waterborne Transportation  3/17/07

Lex’s Folly Mary Whalen  2/8/07

Gowanus Lounge Underneath 613-Ton Ship: VisIting Whalen in Drydock  1/29/07 Brookvid: trip to bottom of Navy Yard Drydock

Gowanus Lounge PortSide’s Mary Whalen in Drydock 1/23/07

Stefan Falke’s Eye PortSide NewYork 1/20/07

Sail Brooklyn Red Hook Community Sailing: Get Involved 5/10/07

Tugster Second Lives 1/13/07

Gowanus Lounge Brooklyn Gift Guide 12/15/06

Society of Industrial Archeology (SIA) newsletter 12/06

NewYorkology Pre-museum Whalen towed to ship repair yard  11/28/06

Planetizen Words to Live By  9/21/06

NewYorkology On Mary Whalen for OHNY   10/7/06

ForgottenNY Open House New York Â’06  10/06

Historic Districts Council Red Hook Graving Dock Update 7/31/06

SNR summer 06 newsletter

B61 Productions PortSide New York lays out blueprint for change  5/3/05