Scene, Week of Oct. 11, 2012

Photo by Milo Hess

Last Saturday, the steamship Lilac had an open house at Pier 25 in Tribeca. There was an exhibition by The River Project — the marine science field station based at Pier 40, at West

Houston St. — onboard showcasing the Hudson’s ecosystem. Traps were pulled up from moorings on the Lilac’s side to see what aquatic life was around the ship. A blue crab and a seahorse, above — which was pulled up the week before and was swimming in a tank — were interesting examples that delighted old and young visitors alike.

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