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Williamsburg »

DEP Offers $6 Million in Green Project Grants

The NYC DEP is encouraging groups to apply for $6 million in new funding for green projects.

Arverne »

Underground 'Last Dragon' Pizza Shop Pops Up in Rockaway

The chef, who works from home as a graphic designer, makes the specialty pies two days a week.

Rockaway Beach »

New Top-Tier Research Institute, Conservancy Coming to Jamaica Bay

There will also be a $100 million grant competition to fund projects that enhance the wildlife habitat.

Rockaway Beach »

Paddleboards, Canoes and Pedal Cars Coming to Queens Waterfront

A California-based rental company opened new locations at Jacob Riis Park.

New York City »

A Train Subway to Resume Service to Rockaways

Subway service on the A train to the Rockaways will resume on May 30, the governor announced Thursday.

New York City »

Film Made During Hurricane Sandy Debuts at Tribeca Film Festival

The new film by Sam Fleischner was shot during the superstorm and makes its hometown debut this week.

Breezy Point »

Woman Found Dead in Rockaways Had Two Broken Arms, Sources Say

Marisha Cheong, 24, may have been thrown off a bridge into Jamaica Bay, sources said.

New York City »

President Obama Approves New Natural Gas Pipeline in Brooklyn and Queens

The pipeline will run beneath the Rockaways, Jamaica Bay and Floyd Bennett Field.

New York City »

Cuomo Slams ConEd, LIPA as Utilities Fear Nor'Easter Challenges

Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed the city's electricity suppliers for their "lack of performance."

New York City »

Dumped Sewage Contaminating City Waterways, Officials Say

The Department of Environmental Protection said that sewage has rendered waterways unsafe.

Marine Park »

Brooklyn's Dead Horse Bay Attracts Urban Explorers

The Bay is strewn with artifacts from a 1950s landfill.

Manhattan »

Turtles on Runway Cause JFK Airport Delays

Diamondback terrapins forced a runway to close Wednesday, forcing delays at JFK Airport.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New Guggenheim Show Walks Outside the Museum Walls

San Francisco art group Futurefarmers brings 10 days of public talks, walks and interactive art to the Guggenheim.