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Gentlemen, it’s time to break out the lederhosen. That’s right; a real Oktoberfest is coming to New York, and more specifically to the East River and 23rd Street.

09/25/2014

Police say a woman found floating in the East River was wearing this jewelry when her body was discovered. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops Seek Help In Identifying Woman Found Floating In East River

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a woman who was found floating in the East River on Tuesday morning.

09/16/2014

East River Skyway Proposal (credit: EastRiverSkyway.com)

Entrepreneur Proposes Aerial Gondolas To Bridge Brooklyn & Manhattan

A Brooklyn entrepreneur has proposed a four-minute ride over the East River with spectacular views.

09/16/2014

NYPD Boat

Police: Officers Pull 3 Men From East River In Queens; 2 Had Jumped In

Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.

08/25/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Jones Beach Among 4 New York State Parks To Get Free Wi-Fi

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said Wednesday that the Wi-Fi service is available at Jones Beach, Niagara Falls, Saratoga Spa and East River state parks.

08/06/2014

NYPD Boat

Police Rescue Dock Worker Who Falls In Water At South Street Seaport

Police on rescued a dock worker Monday afternoon after he fell into the water at Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport.

08/04/2014

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Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs Programs

The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.

07/24/2014

German fans watch the final game of the World Cup on a big screen TV near the East River. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

German Fans Celebrate Close Win Over Argentina In World Cup Title Game

Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, 2014 (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Millions Watch Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

The Macy’s fireworks show returned to the East River this year after spending the past five years on the Hudson.

07/04/2014

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Macy’s Gets Ready For 4th Of July Fireworks Show

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.

06/27/2014

Police Search East River For Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer (CBS 2)

Police Search East River For Body Of Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer

Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.

06/26/2014

The East River (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Men’s Bodies Pulled From East River Within 8 Hours

Police pulled two men’s bodies out of the East River within a period of eight hours overnight Thursday into Friday.

06/20/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

Pledge 2 Protect Commercial Against UES Garbage Facility

Councilman ‘Disgusted’ By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage Facility

Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?

06/16/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Piano

Grand Piano Found In East River Under Brooklyn Bridge

New Yorkers were mystified Friday about how a grand piano ended in of the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge.

05/30/2014

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