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Hearing Tonight on East River Coastal Resiliency Plan

There's another chance tonight to voice your opinion about the city's revamped plans to build a flood protection system along the East River.

City Council Will Hold Oversight Hearing on Revised East River Flood Protection Plan

In the community, there are many unanswered questions about the city's sudden decision to overhaul the plan for a flood barrier along the East River.

Groups Studying How to Care For Huge New East River Park

Sometime in the fall, community meetings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project are expected to resume.

More Delays For East River Flood Barrier, as Federal Deadlines Loom

There are more complications in the $760 million plan for a flood barrier along the East River. Key meetings during the summer have been delayed, pushing back the start of the city's mandatory land use process for the East...

Here’s Community Board 3’s Stance on the East River Flood Barrier Plan

Yesterday morning we linked to a NY1 story regarding the city's plans for a flood barrier along the East River. The report stated that Community Board 3 had, "passed (a) unanimous resolution opposing the plan." That's not exactly accurate.

City Races For Approval of Lower East Side Storm Barrier By End of 2018

If you haven't been following the planning for a new flood barrier along the East River, now is a good time to start paying attention.

Good Morning!

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 | Puma Perl took this photo along the East River a few days ago. | Weather: Winter has arrived. Partly cloudy and windy today with a high of 37. Right nowSnow, starting tonight, expected to...

Temporary Art Installation, Safety Improvements Come to East Side Waterfront

There's a new temporary public art project along the East River. City officials this morning came to the Lower East Side to unveil an installation dubbed, "We Call This Place Home." The installation consists of 124 abstract sculptures that have...

Good Morning!

Friday, April 22, 2016 | David Sierra took this photo of the East River waterfront, with the Manhattan Bridge in the background | Weather: Partly cloudy today with afternoon showers and a high near 80. A chance of morning...

Good Morning!

Monday, February 15, 2016 | Greta Cohen submitted this photo showing an icy East River during the weekend's deep freeze | Weather: It will feel almost balmy today with a high of 37. Snow mixed with sleet today and...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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