East River esplanade

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Lower East Side »

'Menacing' Skaters Destroy and Hog New Waterfront Space, Locals Say

Skateboarders and BMX bikers have taken over Pier 35 and driven out residents, locals say.

East Harlem »

Beaches Coming to the East River Under Harlem Nonprofit's Redesign

A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.

East Harlem »

Lawmaker Eyes Massive East River Esplanade Expansion

A new report outlines long-term and short-term improvements for the waterfront park.

Lower East Side »

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car on South Street, Police Say

Shu Fan Haung, 82, died from her injuries after she was hit while crossing South Street last week.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University Plan to Build Lab Over FDR Approved by City Council

The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.

Upper East Side »

Light Show Planned to 'Transform' Ailing East River Esplanade

The Friends of the East River Esplanade want to create a public art installation in the space.

Upper East Side »

Pols Looking to Businesses to Redevelop Ailing East River Esplanade

Local politicians are spearheading an effort to improve six sites between 60th and 117th streets.

South Street Seaport »

Brooklyn Bridge Beach Moves Forward with $7M in Funding

Funding has been secured to bring sand and surf to Lower Manhattan.

South Street Seaport »

Summer Fun Kicks Off Downtown This Memorial Day Weekend

Food trucks, DJs and fun on the waterfront will make it feel like summer Downtown starting this weekend.

Financial District »

New Waterfront Cafes and East River Esplanade Slated to Open by Summer

The 2-mile East River Waterfront Esplanade will be complete by 2014, officials said.

Upper East Side »

UES Locals Lament Loss of East River Tree Destroyed by Sandy

Wind damage to the London Plane tree required it to be cut down, officials said.

New York City »

Best Places to Go Boating on New York's Waterways

New York City's best options for rowing and canoeing for all levels of experience.

Upper East Side »

$15M Fix Needed to Keep Andrew H. Green Park From Falling into East River

Andrew H. Green Park's pilings have been eaten away by water organisms.

Upper East Side »

UES Starved for Open Space, Residents Say

Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.

Carnegie Hill »

Bold Ideas for East River Esplanade a Feat of Imagination, Fans Say

Judges of an East River esplanade ideas competition muse on the future of canals in New York.