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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.

Long Island City »

The fireworks will be shot off from barges between 23rd and 37th streets and near the Brooklyn Bridge.

Williamsburg »

Dan Levy of real estate site CityRealty is advocating for the East River Skyway.  

Bed-Stuy »

From stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, and bird watching tours, there's plenty to do on the water.

Astoria »

Officials will hold the first of several community meetings about the proposal starting May 9.

Astoria »

Community leaders are holding a meeting Tuesday to solicit ideas on how to mark the milestone.

Roosevelt Island »

The bridge will be closed for routine maintenance checks, according to the DOT.

Astoria »

The bridge's patchy paint work is "unbecoming" for its status, local elected officials said.

Ditmars »

Sen. Michael Gianaris is asking the DEP to review properties near the city's rivers for sewage issues.

Astoria »

De Blasio is expected to outline the $2.5 billion plan during his State of the City address Thursday.