Ultimately, festivals are about the music. And Day 1 was headlined by The Black Keys, one of the biggest breakout rock bands of the past five years.
25,000 people were expected to attend the 5th Annual City of Water Day Festival throughout Saturday, according to spokesperson Roland Lewis.
On Tuesday, members of the Fire Department of New York responded to a roaring blaze that they themselves started, as part of a national research project into how to battle fires more effectively.
When the sun is shining and you want nothing more than a cold drink on a warm day, these are the haunts to hit up.
Workers were digging in the water and the cannonball, believed to be from the Civil War time period, was found in dirt that was scooped up by their backhoe, officials said.
We have SoHo and NoHo. Now there’s talk of “LoLo.” It’s the new neighborhood that would be developed along the southern tip of Manhattan.
Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.
After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.
Governors Island is “hidden” weekend destination in New York Harbor sitting in plain view from both Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn.
After making stops in Jackson and Boston, the Figment Project is coming to New York this weekend to transform Governor’s Island into a large-scale, collaborative art project for one weekend only.
A new commuting option is coming for anyone tired of the East River bridges, tunnels, and subways.
If you decided to stay in town this holiday weekend but looking for an escape, Governors Island is open and officials say they expect a half million visitors there this summer.
If you’re not a fan of the beach and are looking for a different waterfront experience then you’re in luck.
According to the Governors Island Blog, the cat may have caught a ride on some flotsam after being swept into a river during the recent floods in New Jersey.
A New York Waterways employee has been suspended after telling two Muslim women to take off some of their religious attire.