Pike Slip

‘Henri’ Rains on the East River Promenade

Last modified August 23, 2021 at 8:21 pm

Hurricane Henri ultimately dumped some half-dozen inches of rain in downtown Manhattan. In the run-up to the storm, flashbacks of Sandy back in 2012 were everywhere. Water, water, and more water. One local walking the beat in and around Pier 35 sent us several images of the 24-hour soaking. The Manhattan Bridge became a waterfall […]

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Department of Sanitation Unveils ‘Safe Disposal’ Center for Harmful Household Waste

Posted December 12, 2014 at 5:39 am

The Department of Sanitation foothold on Pike Slip at the base of the Manhattan Bridge recently experienced a makeover. This, of course, is a base of operations where the city agency maintains a salt silo for battling winter storms. However, as of last month, there is now a more resident-facing function onsite. A new “Household Special […]

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At the Sanitation Salt Dump on Pike Slip

Posted February 11, 2013 at 6:18 am

At the southernmost point of Pike slip, beneath the blue undercarriage of the Manhattan Bridge, sits this open-air storage facility.

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