Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance Panel Discussion: Reclaiming a Resource: The Threatened East River

The East River is home to a rich mix of flora and fauna despite the effects of runoff from city streets and tons of treated sewage. A panel will discuss what needs to be done to make the river safe for boating, swimming, and eventually, fish consumption.


Today’s Headlines

76th Precinct Didn’t Have a Radar Gun For at Least a Month (DNAinfo) Gustavo Rivera Keeps Up Support For Webster Avenue SBS (News) On Weekends, East River Ferry Needs a Bigger Boat (NYT) EDC Strikes Deal to Connect South Bronx Greenway and Randall’s Island (DNAinfo) Expert Panel, Downtown Residents Call For Tolling East River Bridges […]

This Week: Help Improve Driver Education on Cycling

In response to the death of cyclist Jasmine Herron, who died after getting doored by a motorist on Atlantic Avenue last month, Brooklyn State Senator Eric Adams plans to release a bill to add bike safety components to the state’s required drivers ed courses. To build momentum, he wants to organize a group ride and […]