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Chelsea »

Woman Circles Long Island on Stand-Up Paddleboard

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

Astoria »

Community Meeting to Discuss Plan to Bring Ferry Service to Astoria

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

Midtown »

MAP: Here are the East River Locations for the 4th of July Fireworks

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

Long Island City »

30-Foot 'Living Pyramid' of Flowers to Rise from Queens Waterfront

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

Kips Bay »

Teen Forges Checks to Steal $2K From Tenants Association, Police Say

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

Rockaway Park »

'All-Weather' Ferries Considered for Future Fleet as Ice Shuts Down Service

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

Long Island City »

East River Ferry Service Suspended Due to Ice

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

Ditmars »

PHOTOS: Parts of East River Freeze Over in Astoria

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

Astoria »

Pol Wants to Build Eco Dock to Connect Residents to Astoria Waterfront

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

Long Island City »

'East River Skyway' Seeks to Connect LIC, Brooklyn and Manhattan With Trams

Dan Levy of real estate site CityRealty wants to use trams to connect Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan.

Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Catch up on what happened during the week that was with this handy round-up.

Navy Yard »

Man's Body Found in East River off Brooklyn Navy Yard, Police Say

The body was found floating in the water near 50 Flushing Ave. in Fort Greene.

Bed-Stuy »

Student Found in East River to Be Honored With Memorial Scholarship

A Medgar Evers College scholarship will be created in Steven Middleton's memory.

Midtown »

Rain Set to Soak July 4 But Should Clear for Fireworks, Forecasters Say

Heavy rain is expected into the early afternoon, but should give way to clear skies by nighttime.

Greenpoint »

Body of Missing Swimmer Found in East River, Medical Examiner Says

The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.