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Long Island City »

Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane Won't Roll In Until Next Year

The DOT is planning to add a designated bike lane on the bridge, which links Queens and Brooklyn.

Greenpoint »

Businesses Near Newtown Creek Eyed After Series of Oil Spills, State Says

Nine separate oil spill incidents were reported this year, up from two in the same period last year.

Long Island City »

Explore Newtown Creek by Bike This Weekend in Free Tour

Advocacy group Green Shores NYC is organizing the tour as part of its "Bridging the Creek" initiative.

Downtown Brooklyn »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Check out this week's top New York City news stories, and make weekend plans with our quiz.

Inwood »

Got a Hot Date? 5 Ideas for a Romantic Daytime Rendezvous

Check out these five fun tips for adventures all over the city.

Greenpoint »

Body of Missing Swimmer Found in East River, Medical Examiner Says

The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.

Williamsburg »

$400K in Environmental Grants Awarded Through Greenpoint Oil Spill Fund

The first environmental grants funded by an oil spill settlement were announced Thursday.

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.

Greenpoint »

DEP Dumps Valentine's Tours of Sewage Treatment Plant After Snowstorm

This was set to be the third year of the tours at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Williamsburg »

Famed Sewer Explorer and Other Aquatic Artists Confront City's Waterfront

Artists who've documented NYC's waterways will converge at a panel in Williamsburg.

Greenpoint »

Costumed Paddlers to Canoe Down Newtown Creek in 'Haunted' Ride

The North Brooklyn Boat Club is scaring up a Halloween tour for all ages.

Greenpoint »

$19.5 Million Now Up for Grabs for Greenpoint Environmental Projects

A request for proposals was released Wednesday for groups with eco-friendly projects in mind.

East Williamsburg »

FDNY Shuts Down Hipster Party Boat in Newtown Creek

Officials said the boat parked at 190 Morgan Avenue was a "derelict vehicle" that must be vacated.

Greenpoint »

Residents Demand Greenpoint Towers Environmental Impact Study

Residents are concerned pollution in and around Newtown Creek could release toxins during construction.

Bed-Stuy »

Plan to Clean Up Newtown Creek Starts in Bed-Stuy, Officials Say

A new green infrastructure plan was designed to divert runoff from the drainage system in Greenpoint.

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