Who knew there are seahorses in the Hudson?

[media-credit name=”Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess ” align=”aligncenter” width=”600″][/media-credit][media-credit name=”Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess ” align=”alignleft” width=”225″][/media-credit]At Pier 25 on Sat., Oct. 6, the Lilac steamship hosted an open house showcasing an exhibition by The River Project (the marine science field station based at Pier 40) made up of live specimens from the Hudson River. A blue crab and a seahorse were noteworthy examples of catches pulled up from the sides of the Lilac that delighted old and young visitors alike. The following Saturday, young volunteers schlepped down to Pier 25 to turn mini-pumpkins into works of art with paint, glitter and glue in preparation for Halloween.

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