DEP: Spike In Whale Sightings Near NYC Due In Part To Dramatic Increase In Water QualityIf you think there are more whales in our area, you're not alone.
Officials Tout Cleanliness Of New York City WaterwaysMayor Bill de Blasio declares New York's harbor is healthier that it's been in more than a century.
NJ Lawmaker: Yacht Owners Should Not Be Free To Anchor In Front Of Lady LibertyYachts are harboring resentment in the waters around the Statue of Liberty, over the last few months, the oversized boats have been blocking the view.
Best Boating Adventures In NYCHow to kayak off Staten Island, dock at Wall Street, canoe into Queens, and more.
Best Ways To Get Out On The Water In NYNew York City is surrounded by water. Here's how to experience it.
Jet Skier In Critical Condition After Collision With Boat Near Liberty IslandA jet skier was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday afternoon after colliding with a small boat near Liberty Island.
Tugboat Operator Severs Arm In Accident Near Statue Of LibertyAround 9 p.m. Thursday, the boat's operator was adjusting a line when the rope severed his left arm just below the elbow, police said.
Seen At 11: Elite NYPD Team Protects City From Dirty Bombs, Waterborne ThreatsNew York has become one of the busiest cruise ports in North America, with over a million passengers departing from the harbor each year.
Lights Temporarily Out At Statue Of Liberty Due To 'Unplanned' OutageAside from the crown and torch, the Statue of Liberty stood in New York Harbor cloaked in darkness.
Whale Spotted In East River Near Gracie MansionThe New York Police Department's special operations division posted a photo of the unusual tourist on its Twitter account Saturday morning.
Coast Guard Tows Ferry With 100 People Aboard To SafetyThe Coast Guard learned the ferry, The Manhattan, was stuck near Governors Island in the East River around 3:30 p.m.