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City website erroneously shows David Dinkins-Willis Ave. Bridge (credit: maps.nyc.gov/)

City Website Erroneously Names Bridge For Former Mayor Dinkins

The Willis Avenue Bridge over the Harlem River was mislabeled the “David Dinkins-Willis Avenue Bridge” on the maps.nyc.gov website.

01/23/2014

The High Bridge as seen from the Bronx - Jan. 11, 2013 (credit: Ronald Monroe)

High Bridge To Be Open To The Public Next Year

Pedestrians and bike riders will be able to travel over the Harlem River via New York City’s oldest standing bridge, starting in 2014.

01/11/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Family Calls For Greater Safety Measures Following Drowning Death Of 10-Year-Old Son

A Bronx family is calling for increased safety precautions along the Harlem River following the drowning death of their 10-year-old son on Saturday.

07/16/2012

Generic Drowning Image (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Boy Dead After Falling Into Harlem River

A ten-year-old boy Bronx boy died after falling into the Harlem river on Saturday.

07/15/2012

Alexander Hamilton Bridge looking East (Photo courtesy NYSDOT)

N.J. Towns Look To Impose Traffic Restrictions Amid GWB Backups

A major construction project over the Harlem River will have an impact well into New Jersey and towns there are getting ready, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.

07/13/2012

Swindler Cove Park (Credit: CBS 2)

Little-Known Swindler Cove Park In Northern Manhattan Gaining Reputation As An Oasis

Just off of Dyckman Street — and steps away from the busy Harlem River Drive — sits the park, which consists of five acres of beautifully restored parkland.

07/10/2012

Hamilton Grange - New York, NY (credit: National Park Service)

Stories From Main Street: Alexander Hamilton’s Home Moves In Harlem

Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.

09/26/2011

A child plays in a sprinkler, Saturday, July 23, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Tri-State Area To Get Heat Relief; Thousands Still Without Power

The triple-digit scorcher that taxed the electrical grid and made life uncomfortable in the Tri-state area is finally expected to simmer down somewhat on Sunday.

07/24/2011

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

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 21, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Mayor Gets Back On East River Bridges Toll Bandwagon

Mayor Michael Bloomberg ignited another firestorm of controversy on Friday over East River tolls. Just when you thought the plan was out of gas the mayor is bringing it back.

01/28/2011