Posted June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am
Three years in the making, the new Lower East Side ferry route is still on ice. As it were. Even though summer schedules for all but two routes were released last month, the Lower East Side launch remains well on the horizon. A spokesperson from the city’s Economic Development Corp., which oversees the ferry operation, […]
Posted May 30, 2018 at 10:00 am
Friends of Corlears Hook Park invites you to an afternoon of free family-friendly activities at our annual Family Fun Day being held at the park (located at Jackson and Cherry Streets) on Sunday, June 3 from 12-3pm. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and enjoy an array of fun entertainment, activities, giveaways, and information […]
Posted May 21, 2018 at 5:00 am
You’re looking at an aerial view of the new Corlears Hook ferry landing, which is making some serious progress. Two months after Mayor de Blasio visited the NYC Ferry project site, the new dock is close to completion. The canopied shelter is in place and construction material nowhere in sight. As previously reported, this new […]
Posted March 1, 2018 at 5:03 am
Down at the new Corlears Hook ferry landing, construction remains steady and has been for months. Nevertheless, Mayor de Blasio was there yesterday morning with a ceremonial kickoff alongside Skanska, the construction company behind the new infrastructure. “Where could we turn, right here to the water. And as you can see it’s not crowded, it’s not […]
Posted February 14, 2018 at 5:07 am
The Lower East Side is joining the ferry fete this summer, further linking the city with the outer boroughs. Construction on the Corlears Hook landing is steadily progressing, some six months after Economic Development Corp. filed its application with the Army Corps of Engineers for the new riverside facility. The City launched the NYC Ferry program […]
Last modified March 16, 2015 at 10:35 am
On this day in… 1938 – A public hearing for a Lower East Side rezoning plan was held, paving the way for the first municipally-subsidized public housing projects in the United States. It would be another year before wide-scale demolition commenced at Corlear’s Hook, clearance that eventually led to construction of the Vladeck Houses. Today in […]
Posted November 5, 2012 at 12:08 pm
East River Park and its sister down on Corlears Hook took quite the beating from Hurricane Sandy. The thicket of trees in both coastal spots suffered considerable casualties.
Posted December 28, 2010 at 3:35 pm
Why go up to the mountains when you have the East River Park!?