City council members are pushing for a bill to extend the city's beach and pool season.
A Parks Department plan to add two surfing-only beaches to Rockaway awaits community approval.
With temperatures in the teens , large portions of Jamaica Bay and Newtown Creek have frozen.
Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of ferry service to include many new areas of the city.
The nor'easter didn't bring as much snow as expected but waves were between 5 and 7 feet high.
Swimmers at beaches across the peninsula jumped into the Atlantic on New Year's Day.
The third phase of the project will likely not meet its Memorial Day 2016 finish date, an official said.
The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.
Attendance was up 140 percent in Staten Island, 90 percent in The Bronx and 25 percent in Rockaway.
Parks Department records show metal-detecting hobbyists didn't unearth any significant objects in 2013.
The 100th Precinct saw the jump, while the neighboring 101st Precinct saw a 47 percent spike.
The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.
The seating areas were ripped by community members over concerns about cancer and improper use.
Whalemina was in Rockaway for nearly two decades before being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
The decades-old boardwalk was made from valuable tropical hardwoods that have been repurposed.
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