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.
Three people were rescued Saturday morning after a boat overturned on the East River alongside Lower Manhattan.
The closure will affect the R train, which carries tens of thousands of riders between Manhattan and southern Brooklyn. The work will likely begin in August and is expected to last 12 to 14 months.
Officials on Saturday opened part of the new waterfront park at Pier 42 on the Lower East Side.
If you live in a certain outer borough, you might have felt an extra sense of pride Tuesday night.
Most of us have at least heard of “Typhoid Mary.” But Pearl River author Mary Beth Keane tells a fascinating story about Mary Mallon in her new book “Fever.”