Posted July 6, 2020 at 5:00 am
Pier 35 on the July 4 holiday was crazy, according to several reader reports. An extension of the nightly fireworks that have plagued the pandemic shutdown for months. However, as neighbors noted, the Independence Day iteration of pyrotechnics lasted much longer – eight straight hours. Neighbors tell us that at least 300 hundred people were in […]
Posted December 14, 2017 at 9:39 am
Earlier this week, City Council unanimously voted to pass legislation that would require the City to provide public access to urban renewal plans, which have been changing the real estate landscape of New York City for decades. Intro 1533-A, sponsored by Councilwoman Margaret Chin, would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to […]
Posted October 30, 2017 at 5:08 am
On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the city last Friday unveiled a “High Water Mark” sign at the foot of Pier 35. It was here – on October 29, 2012 – that the East River surged five feet onto the promenade and subsequently flooded the entire area of what was then […]
Posted June 15, 2011 at 6:41 am
Last night, about two dozen residents attended the CB3 Waterfront Subcommittee meeting to learn more about the ongoing progress down at the East River.