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Farewell Floating Pool Lady, We Hardly Knew Ye

This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the Floating Pool Lady in the nabe — next year she moves to the Bronx. New York Post: Boros to Pool Around: The new floating pool has been such a huge success on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront this summer the city plans to tow it elsewhere next […]

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Old Gray Lady on Floating Pool Lady

The New York Times has a piece today on the Floating Pool Lady: New York Times: Coney Island on the Mind: A faux beach opened two summers ago in Long Island City, Queens, accessible by water taxi. If I’m going to take a taxi, I might as well go to the airport. So off I […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Asks for Floating Pool Permit

The Broooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has applied for a permit to build a floating pool, similar to the Floating Pool Lady (see photo above) that was docked below the Heights in the summer of 2007. New York Daily News: Brooklyn Bridge Park could finally get its own floating pool.

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Pool Lady Wins Prize

The Municipal Arts Society honored the Floating Pool Lady, which was docked in Brooklyn Heights last summer, with a 2008 MASterworks Award:

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Pool People Peeve Residents

The Brooklyn Eagle reports on the reaction of Joralemon Street residents to the sudden flood of folks using their street to access the Floating Pool Lady.  The article claims the source of anguish is the fact that many of the poolitizens who walk by are "half-naked".  We wonder if that's only "half" the story. What […]

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DJ Party at Pool Lady Sunday

Turntables on the Hudson will host a party at the Floating Pool Lady and adjacent beach this Sunday, July 29, from 4:00 to 9:00 P.M.  The artists featured will be DJs Nickodemus, Mariano and Cato, and percussionists Nappy G and Christian Rogers.  The pool will be open for swimming until 7:00 P.M., and the DJs […]

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Pool Barge Info

THE POOL IS NOW CLOSED. IT WILL MOVE TO THE BRONX IN 2008. The Floating Pool Lady is currently docked at Piers 4/5 aka Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach (Google Map) A shuttle runs from Borough Hall every ten minutes and is located near the 2,3,4,5, R and J trains at Borough Hall station and A,C,E […]

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No Pool for You

Gothamist is reporting that the Floating Pool Lady was closed today due to a "tilting" problem.  Seems the rain from last night caused one end of the barge to become heavier than the other. Engineers are reportedly working on the issue.

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Pool Comes to Beach

Confirming Harry Hawk's comment, while taking my morning walk sauna on the Promenade, I noticed that The Floating Pool Lady had been moved from her previous berth between Piers 2 and 3 to a new spot adjacent to the artificial beach.

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Hey Pool Lady!

Depending on when you were born, the name of the pool barge coming to Brooklyn Heights piers 4 and 5 evokes either Jerry Lewis or the Beastie Boys. The Floating Lady will open on July 4.

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