East River Park: Nearly Ten Years of Renovations

Posted October 20, 2010 at 9:14 am

When it comes to the East River Park promenade renovations, what’s another nine months in the scheme of things.  The project has been ongoing for nearly ten years already.  In that time, the city has opened select park parcels in a piecemeal fashion. The whole shebang should open by next July.  But let’s not get ahead […]

Fishing a Striped Bass from the East River

Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:27 am

To this day, the East River carries a stigma of being a disgustingly dirty sewage dump.  Old stereotypes die hard. Nevertheless, on any given day, fishermen line the east side bulkheads to try their luck at some food.  Little did we know that Stripers tend to populate these waters in mass during the spring months. […]

The East River Park Promenade

Posted March 23, 2010 at 6:36 am

The East River Park Promenade remains an unsightly mess, even as it continues its sluggish march toward the long-overdue finish line.  In the meantime, any hope for final completion ebbs and flows with the tide.