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Upper East Side »

Hospital for Special Surgery Pitches In to Build East River Esplanade

Private institutions like the hospital and Rockefeller University will help improve the waterfront.

East Harlem »

Group Installs East River Esplanade's First Ever Public Art Display

Friends of East River Esplanade set up a banner along the waterfront near 117th Street.

Upper East Side »

Light Show Planned to 'Transform' Ailing East River Esplanade

The Friends of the East River Esplanade want to create a public art installation in the space.

Yorkville »

Opponents Call for Additional Action To Stop Marine Transfer Station

Opponents want more action to stop the Upper East Side's marine transfer station from being built.

Yorkville »

91st Street Garbage Facility Could Cost City More Than $400M, Opponents Say

A controversial East 91st Street waste facility could cost the city more than $400 million, foes say.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Residents Not Buying City Claims of Odorless Dump at E. 91st Street

Nearly 300 residents voiced concerns to city officials Monday about the E. 91st Street trash station.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Court Deals Blow to Asphalt Green Garbage Dump Foes

An appeals court said legislative approval isn't needed for trash station ramp at Asphalt Green since it's not a public park.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

East 91st Street Garbage Dump Fight Heats Up

Upper East Siders are fighting a garbage dump next to their popular Asphalt Green ball fields.

Manhattan »

Residents Want Safer Access to the Waterfront at E. 96th Street

Upper East Side community groups want signs, crosswalks and crossing signals to help pedestrians reach East River park.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New Group Takes Aim at East River Waterfront Problems

A new conservancy dedicated to improving the esplanade from East 60th to 125th streets will debut May 21.