The Macy’s fireworks show returned to the East River this year after spending the past five years on the Hudson.
Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges, but executive producer Amy Kuhl said the star of this year’s show will be the Brooklyn Bridge.
Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.
Police pulled two men’s bodies out of the East River within a period of eight hours overnight Thursday into Friday.
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Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?
New Yorkers were mystified Friday about how a grand piano ended in of the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge.
The dazzling display was moved to the Hudson River in 2009 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the river.
Rescue crews pulled five people from the water late Friday, after a car plunged into the Steinway Creek off the East River in Queens.
Results of a DNA test that will determine if the remains are those of missing autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo will not be available until later this week.
Club members regularly paddle through the creek which winds its way between Brooklyn and Queens, under the Pulaski Bridge, and ebbs in and out of the East River south of Roosevelt Island.
Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.
The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.
County health officials have issued an advisory urging all recreational boaters and swimmers to avoid the Long Island Sound until further notice.
The show will feature 40,000 shells and blinking smiley faces, according to executive producer Amy Kule.