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East River Park Construction Resumes After City Claims Victory in Lawsuit

You can expect work to resume at East River Park in the coming week, where crews are continuing to demolish familiar features of the 82-year-old recreational space. New York's Court of Appeals dismissed on Thursday a legal challenge that...

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order, East River Park Work Goes on Regardless

It was a busy and dramatic week in East River Park as the legal skirmishes continued over the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. The long-delayed project got underway on Monday in a section of the park below Stanton Street,...

East River Park Construction Resumes Monday

Construction crews will be back on the job Monday at East River Park, resuming the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project after an appeals court lifted a temporary restraining order. Fencing has gone up in the park, including along the...

City Kicks Off East River Resiliency Project, as Local Activists Step Up Protests

Mayor de Blasio officially kicked off the $1.45 billion East Side Coastal Resiliency Project (ESCR) this week, an initiative meant to protect the Lower East Side from the effects of climate change.

City Council Approves East Side Resiliency Plan

The New York City Council yesterday approved a controversial plan to build a flood protection system along the East River from East 25th Street to Montgomery Street.

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.
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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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