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 ALL New York Aquarium Exhibits Open for the First Time Since Superstorm Sandy in 2012
Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY – July 1, 2022 – Today, the New York Aquarium held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to mark the first time since Superstorm Sandy that all aquarium exhibits and public spaces are fully open. NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Laurie Cumbo, and other leaders joined New York Aquarium officials to celebrate the full reopening of New York City’s only aquarium. The event also served as the official opening of Sea Change, a n...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Treyger,  And Community Leaders Visit New York Aquarium  – The City’s Latest Pop-Up Vaccination Site
MAYOR AT NEW YORK AQUARIUM PHOTOS: (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) MAYOR AT NEW YORK AQUARIUM VIDEO:© WCS)NYA VACCINATION SITE PHOTOS: (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) NYA VACCINATION SITE VIDEO: (HD b-roll) Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY – June 4, 2021 – Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the New York Aquarium today to promote New York City’s latest pop-up vaccination...
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New York Aquarium Welcomes Harbor Seal Pup
A harbor seal pup (Phoca vitulina) was born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium while the facility remains temporarily closed to the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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New York Aquarium Opens New “OCEANSIDE GRILL” Serving up Sustainable Seafood and No Plastics
The WCS New York Aquarium has opened an ocean-side grill that will serve up sustainable seafood and tips on how to eat responsibly as stewards of the world’s ocean. The grill is a no single-use plastic zone. All food is served on environmentally-friendly packaging: no plastic straws, cups, bags or other items.
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VOTE NOW: New York Aquarium Mural Contest Finalists Announced

Coney Island, NY – May 2, 2017 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium’s contest to design the new Education Hall mural along the Coney Island Boardwalk has moved on to the final public voting phase. The aquarium asked local artists and art schools to submit designs that would raise awareness about the devastating effect of ocean plastics – the theme of this year’s World Oceans Day.

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