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Electric Zoo Returning to Randall's Island with Added Security After ODs

The three-day music festival came under fire after the deaths of two concertgoers in 2013.

East Harlem »

Randall's Island Tennis Center Offers Concessions in Exchange for Expansion

SPORTIME is promising upgraded playgrounds, scholarships and lighted fields in exchange for nine courts.

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New York Beer Fest Slings Suds on Randall's Island

The inaugural New York Beer Festival takes place on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. 

Lincoln Square »

Nationally Ranked MLK High School Produces City's Soccer Kings

The Lincoln Square school has won 14 city championships over the past 17 years.

Port Morris »

A Long-Delayed Path from The Bronx to Randall's Island May Soon Be Built

The city said Thursday that it had obtained the necessary easements to begin construction.

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Electric Zoo Deaths Caused by Drug Overdose and Overheating: Officials

Jeffrey Russ, 23, and Olivia Rotondo, 21, died at the Randall's Island music festival on Aug. 31.

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Electric Zoo Deaths Raise Concerns on Private Use of Public Parkland

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito and others want the city to rethink private events in city parks.

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31 Arrested at Shuttered Electric Zoo Party on Randall's Island, Cops Say

The Electric Zoo Dance festival, which closed early after two deaths, will offer refunds for Sunday.

Williamsburg »

This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

Mumford & Sons, Haim and Alicia Keys are all playing New York Aug. 28 through Sept. 3.

Greenwich Village »

NYC's Pro Ultimate Frisbee Team Soars to National Semifinals

NY Empire will compete for a national title in Chicago this weekend.

Randall's Island »

Soccer Players Bring the Globe to New York with Amateur World Cup

NYC France and NYC Senegal to compete for fifth annual Cosmos Copa Sunday at Randall's Island.

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Firefighter Injured During Training on Randall's Island, FDNY Says

A firefighter was hurt in a training exercise at the FDNY's fire academy and training facilities.

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Governors Ball Music Festival Will Go on Despite Flood Warning

The Governors Ball Music Festival will run Friday through Sunday on Randall's Island, rain or shine.

New York City »

Fire Deaths Hit Record Low in 2012, Despite Hurricane Sandy Blazes

There were fewer fire-related deaths in 2012 than any year on record, officials said.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Lacks Open Space But Not Options to Increase It

A new study by New Yorkers for Parks found East Harlem has the potential to increase open space.