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Armed Robbers Go on Late-Night Spree in East River Park, Police Say

Two men and two women attacked victims in a Lower East Side park, fleeing with valuables, police said.

Fort Greene »

MAP: Best Spots to Watch 4th of July Fireworks on East River, Rain or Shine

Fireworks fans looking to catch the Fourth of July show can find plenty of places to watch.

Williamsburg »

Waterfront Parks Ban Access to Piers for Fireworks Friday

Plus, partygoers in Williamsburg and Greenpoint looking to crash luxury rooftops may have a hard time.

Lower East Side »

$400M Grant Bringing Storm Protection to East Side, Bronx and Staten Island

A plan for East River berms won federal funding, as did proposals in The Bronx and Staten Island.

Lower East Side »

LES Community Heroes Award Honors Local Leaders

A new neighborhood award recognizes people who have given back to the Lower East Side.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Flea's New Williamsburg Location Opens Sunday

The Sunday flea market opens its new Williamsburg location at 50 Kent Ave.

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.

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