The water main broke on 77th Street between 24th and 25th avenues.
The parade will lead to street closures Wednesday and Thursday.
The thwarted robbery took place on a 6 train on the Upper East Side, cops said.
A new BigBelly Solar trash can will reduce the need for pickups and prevent rats.
The MTA has rejected efforts to rename the East 77th Street subway station after Mayor Ed Koch.
NYLO New York City will replace On the Ave at 77th and Broadway in the third quarter of 2013.
This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Jackson Heights Halloween Parade.
Jesus Hernandez, 27, of East New York, was thrown from an ATV while riding in Queens.
Check out the parade route and expected street closures for Wednesday and Thursday.
Rapper Ja Rule's gun possession sentencing has been postponed until March 9.
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