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Hospital for Special Surgery Pitches In to Build East River Esplanade

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

Forest Hills »

Best Summer Bike Rides in Queens

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

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.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse Asking for $10K to Expand Free Kayaking

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

Long Island City »

Expanded Hunters Point South Park to Include Kayak Launch and Overlook

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

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.

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.