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Upper East Side »

The Hospital for Special Surgery plans to finish its section of the East River Esplanade by Summer 2016.

Long Island City »

The next phase of construction will include building infrastructure like sewers, roads and sidewalks.


The Cliffs at Long Island City is opening an outdoor bouldering gym in DUMBO.

Roosevelt Island »

The East River Ferry will make a stop at Roosevelt Island, although residents say many won't use it.

East Harlem »

The .40-caliber Glock was used to shoot NYPD officer Randolph Holder last week, police said.

Long Island City »

A local lawmaker recently expressed concerns about ferry crowds taking up space in Gantry Park.

Long Island City »

Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan took aim at one of the spots the city is considering for a future ferry dock.

Astoria »

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.