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The sign commemorates the steamboat that caught fire in 1904, killing more than a thousand people.

Astoria »

Plans for the area include a new ferry station, a dock for kayaks and public esplanades along the water.

Upper East Side »

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

Forest Hills »

There are several scenic routes in Queens that bicyclists can try this summer.

Midtown »

The 39th annual Macy's fireworks show will have two main locations this year.

Brooklyn Heights »

The Boathouse is looking to raise $10,000 for the 2015 kayaking season in the East River.

Long Island City »

The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.

Chelsea »

Julieta Gismondi spent more than two weeks paddleboarding around Long Island.

Astoria »

The city is planning to bring ferry service to Astoria by 2017, the mayor said earlier this year.

Long Island City »

The installation, by artist Agnes Denes, will go up in Socrates Sculpture Park this spring.

Kips Bay »

Lionel Burton, 18, copied checks from the Waterside Plaza Tenants Association, police said. 

Rockaway Park »

The city is looking into boats that can operate in extreme cold while planning the five-borough ferry.

Long Island City »

Service on the waterway was suspended until further notice Tuesday morning.

Ditmars »

The East River was partially frozen over in Queens on Friday.

Astoria »

The eco dock could be used for kayaks and educational programs, Costa Constatinides said.