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Interview with Hike Leader Brigitte Stark-Merklein

2021-09-27T12:29:17+00:00May 20, 2021|Articles, Hike Report|

Interview with Shorewalkers’ Hike Leader Brigitte Stark-Merklein (by Christine Yost, June 2021) “An intriguing and surprising tour,” I found myself thinking as I continued along with Shorewalkers’ hike leader Brigitte Stark-Merklein on her recent “Murals of Spanish Harlem” walk. At the start, Brigitte provided an overview of the streets ...

The Great Saunter: A Virtual Tour

2022-02-12T13:20:00+00:00April 20, 2020|Articles, Great Saunter|

While there is no substitute for getting out of our homes and taking up the challenging Great Saunter, author, Shorewalker member, and Saunterer, Emmet Freedman of the writing project (link below) describes his Great Saunter virtual tour: You make your way to lower Manhattan far earlier than you are ...

A Saunter From the Heart – 2019

2021-12-09T13:47:48+00:00May 9, 2019|Articles, Great Saunter, Hike Report|

Where to begin?  I’d like to start on a personal note.  I am among the 1% who have survived the kind of heart attack I had (100% blockage of the “widow maker”).  Every day is a gift of this second chance I’ve been given, but there have been a handful of ...

Thirty Years of the Great Saunter 2015

2022-05-03T22:06:24+00:00August 13, 2015|Great Saunter|

A brief history of the Shorewalkers by Cy Adler Since 1982, Shorewalkers has been a leading advocate of environmental and other quality-of-life projects in the New York City Metropolitan Region, emphasizing the opening to the public of waterfront property. Shorewalkers’ first hike took place Sunday, December 12, 1982 along the ...

NY, tutti pazzi per il Long Walking

2021-11-11T12:26:22+00:00June 16, 2013|Hike Report|

 NY, Mad for Long Walking, Ideal for Fans and Over 50 photos: Maria Teresa Cometto This article originally appeared in the Italian newspaper La Stampa.  The translation, reproduced below is used with the permission of the authors along with their pictures. The original Italian text may be read in the newspaper La ...

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