East River Park

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Lower East Side »

Tennis Bubble Proposed for East River Park Courts

A tennis bubble could cover the 12 courts in the East River Park, according to a proposal.

Lower East Side »

East River Park Biking Bandit Stole Woman's Purse, Cops Say

Police said a man riding a bike snatched the woman's purse from her arm before riding off. 

East Village »

Vibrant 12-Foot Sculptures Dance Into East River Park

East River Park will host "Dancers of the Wind" until November.

Lower East Side »

Complete East River Blueway Plan Features Brooklyn Bridge Beach

The full East River Blueway Plan was presented to the public on Thursday.

New York City »

New Yorkers Bask in Sun as Temperatures Soar

Temperatures were expected to rise above 80 degrees for a second straight day.

Lower East Side »

Abandoned LES Pier to Open in May with Waterfront Picnic Tables

Pier 42 will open May 4 as elected officials continue to plan for its future.

Williamsburg »

New North Brooklyn Parks Leader Appointed After Six-Month Wait

The new administrator for North Brooklyn Parks will also direct the non-profit Open Space Alliance.

Lower East Side »

$1M Wetland Proposed for East River Park

The Lower East Side Ecology Center would include a wetland area to shelter birds and produce clean water.

Lower East Side »

Police Release Sketch of Suspect in East River Park Sex Attack

The man is accused of attacking a jogger in the middle of the day, police said.

Lower East Side »

Jogger Escapes East River Park Sex Attacker, Cops Say

An apparent teenage assailant attacked a 41-year-old woman late Thursdsay morning, police said.

New York City »

New York's Best Concerts to End Summer on the Right Note

Jazz, reggae and Afropunk festivals will fill New York City parks with music for the rest of August.

New York City »

Runners Pick Favorite Water Fountains for Beating Summer Heat

Runners choose Brooklyn and Manhattan's best outdoor drinking fountains.

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Crime Increases with Muggings in East River Park

Crime has increased 13 percent in the neighborhood compared to June last year.

New York City »

Where to Find Barbecue Friendly Parks in NYC

DNAinfo.com New York has rounded up all 37 city park locations that allow grilling.

New York City »

Park Barbecues in High Demand as Summer Nears

Looking to barbecue outdoors this summer? DNAinfo.com New York has a list of prime spots in each borough.

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