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.”
“The dolphin was diving and swimming normally and there were no observable injuries noted,” The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation wrote on its Facebook page.
A man’s body was found Wednesday afternoon along the East River on the Upper East Side.
The dolphin appeared to be swimming in circles between Manhattan and Queens. It could be seen bobbing up to the surface every 20-30 seconds.
Three people suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter plunged into the East River shortly after takeoff the 34th Street helipad on Oct. 4, 2011.
One of the permanent memorials to late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will be the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge and indelible in our memories will be Koch welcoming us to it.
A crane operator and a contractor didn’t inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday.
“All of the great that happened, the foundation that Mayor Giuliani built during his term and that Mike Bloomberg has built on top of that, they’re quite fragile,” he told WCBS 880 morning anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll.