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Locals, City Officials Celebrate Partial Debut of Pier 35

Local residents and city officials bundled up yesterday morning to celebrate the partial opening of Pier 35, a new recreational space on the East River near Rutgers Slip. As the Economic Development Corp., which was in charge of construction, noted...

Portions of Pier 35 Open to the Public

After years of delays, Pier 35 (near Rutgers Slip) finally opens today with a tour by city officials and neighborhood leaders. It's a partial opening of the new recreational area. We'll have more details later.

Family Fun Fitness Day at Pier 35 on Saturday

One day (we hope), Pier 35 will finally open, providing the Lower East Side with a new recreational space along the East River. On Saturday, the Friends of Pier 35 takes matters into their own hands with the first...

Bike Expo Moved to Brooklyn After Inspection Shows Pier 36 Stability Issues

Three weeks ago, we reported that the marina at Pier 36 had been shut down after a routine inspection detected some stability issues. The situation is now causing Pier 36/Basketball City to cancel large-scale events.

Routine Inspection Leads to Temporary Closure of Pier 36 Marina

The marina at Pier 36 has been temporarily shut down after a recent inspection.

“High Water Mark” Sign Installed at Pier 35

Across the city during the past week, local residents marked the five year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy in many different ways. On Friday.

Hunter Roberts Construction Hired For Long-Delayed Pier 35 Project

Officials with the city's Economic Development Corp. last night told members of Community Board 3 that a new construction manager has been hired to complete the troubled Pier 35 project.

City Puts Out New RFP For Pier 35 Construction Manager

Here's an update on the troubled project to build a new recreational area at Pier 35. In March, the city's Economic Development Corp. announced it was curtailing a multi-million dollar contract with the construction firm responsible for building the park,...

City is “Closing Out” Contract With Pier 35 Construction Firm; Screen Wall Woes Continue

We have more today on the long-delayed effort to create a new recreational area at Pier 35, near Rutgers Slip. Last week, representatives of the NYC Economic Development Corp. (EDC) went before Community Board 3's parks committee to offer...

Tenants Say Skateboarders Have Ruined Esplanade Rec Area

As we reported last week, there's mounting frustration that a new recreational area at Pier 35 is taking so long to complete.  At one point, a new eco-park along the East River near Rutgers Street was supposed to open...
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