Cedar Grove Beach

People walk along the beach next to the remains of the boardwalk in the Rockaway.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Beaches To Open Memorial Day Weekend

The city is pouring $266 million to restore the beaches. The price tag for Rockaway Beach alone is $147 million.

03/01/2013

People play in the Washington Square Park

New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.

07/22/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011