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Inwood »

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Greenpoint »

An early study found no elevated risk of most cancers or birth defects for those living near the creek.

Sunnyside »

The gardens are designed to absorb rain water to prevent sewer overflow.

Greenpoint »

The Newtown Creek Alliance is collecting water samples from all along the creek this spring and summer. 

Long Island City »

Now there's a separate path for bikers and pedestrians, officials say.

Long Island City »

The bridge is an increasingly popular span for cyclists traveling between Brooklyn and Queens.

Greenpoint »

Residents near Newtown Creek weren't more likely to get cancer or have birth defects, a study concluded.

Gowanus »

The mayor's proposed streetcar could require new bridges on the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek.

Greenpoint »

The DEP is building four massive filters to keep trash from entering the creek.

Greenpoint »

An urban farm, a green roof and a shoreline restoration are just a few projects that will be funded.

Long Island City »

The next phase of construction will include building infrastructure like sewers, roads and sidewalks.

Greenpoint »

The Eco-Schools program is being funded through $1.75 million in Greenpoint oil spill settlement money.

Greenpoint »

The company pleaded guilty to dumping hazardous waste that ended up in the creek, DA said.

Long Island City »

About 600 cyclists a day are expected to use the new bike lanes, according to the DOT.