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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.


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.

Long Island City »

"You couldn't pry her away from this park," Elizabeth McQueen's grandson said of the late park leader.

Yorkville »

The nonprofit Civitas took a survey of the residents who live closest to the walkway in May and June.

Upper East Side »

The 81st Street pedestrian bridge was under construction until last month, resident say.

East Harlem »

A new banner, with additional security measures, has been installed on the East River Esplanade.

Brooklyn Heights »

Several streets will be closed between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. Monday for the July 4 fireworks display.