Category Archives: Waterfront

Sasquatch search has been renewed in Durham, and ‘Survivor’ Bob is on the case


I know what you’re saying. “But this blog is called ‘Seth and the City!’ There’s nothing ‘and the City’ about Sasquatch, and there’s certainly nothing ‘and the City’ about Durham!” And you’re probably also saying: “Hey, I thought John Holyoke was the only BDN writer allowed to blog about wildlife mysteries!” Well, tough, everyone. I’m […]

Hey Google, Maine’s not giving you any of these mystery barge permitting problems. Why not build them all here?

An architect’s rendering acquired through a Freedom of Information Act filing with the Port of San Francisco by

The saga of the Google barges continues. The latest news in the tale of the confounding, floating, four-story structures comes out of San Francisco, where government officials have reportedly given their local version of the project extra scrutiny and are saying the technology giant doesn’t have the appropriate permits to build a barge-based showroom in […]

A West Coast investigation could provide clues about the mystery barge in Portland

(BDN file photo by Seth Koenig)

In case you missed it, the tech website C|Net published an interesting investigation today into a top secret project Senior Writer Daniel Terdiman believes is being undertaken by Google in San Francisco Bay. The oddly industrial, square-shaped thing floating out there between ‘Frisco and Oakland, Terdiman writes, is likely a floating data center for the […]