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Sutton Place »

City Planning commissioners said the rezoning plan could discourage the creation of affordable housing.

Long Island City »

Viewing areas will be set up along the FDR Drive and other spots on along the East River.

Williamsburg »

Workers have recovered just 560 of the estimated 5,200 gallons of oil in the water, officials said.

Williamsburg »

The East River Ferry joined the new NYC Ferry system on Monday, May 1. 

Astoria »

The Astoria line will connect the Hallets Peninsula to Roosevelt Island, LIC, Midtown and Wall Street.

Upper East Side »

The Queensboro Bridge will receive $392 million for its renovation, according to city officials.

Ditmars »

Locals will celebrate with cake and champagne, while the bridge itself is getting new murals.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University is closing the stretch to make infrastructure repairs, officials said.

Yorkville »

The construction will begin in the summer of 2017, parks department officials say.

Upper East Side »

The city recently put up a fence closing off the entire East River Esplanade from 89th to 96th streets.

Ditmars »

With new funding allotted for Astoria Park, the city should consider waterfront access, a group says.

DUMBO »

The sculptures by artist Leonard Ursachi will be on display from Dec. 1 to March 30. 

South Street Seaport »

More than 77 companies throughout the city will be able to make rescues along the coast.

Upper East Side »

The u-shaped wheelchair ramp at the 81st Street pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new design.