Adams appoints Industry City CEO to head economic development agency after leading candidate withdraws
The delay reflects the bumpy process surrounding several of Adams’ appointments.
Feb 23, 2:58 PM
Arts & Entertainment
The 79th Street Boat Basin Redesign Is Making Everyone Feel Seasick
Everyone agrees the Riverside Park boat basin needs to be upgraded. Not everyone likes the city's plan: "This looked like the monstrosity on the Hudson."
Jan 24, 5:00 AM
De Blasio's Ferry System Expands To Staten Island, With Coney Island Route To Follow
As the system expands, transportation experts warn that the heavy subsidy necessary to keep the ferry system cheap is increasingly unsustainable.
Aug 23, 2021 4:13 PM
Abysmal Ferry Ridership Numbers Show City Is Subsidizing Mostly Empty Boats
The city has not publicly stated whether two new NYC Ferry routes will happen under the mayor's post-coronavirus budget.
May 11, 2020 1:50 PM
Queens Would See 12,000 New Affordable Apartments By Decking Over Sunnyside Yard
The city released the Sunnyside Yard master plan this week.
Mar 4, 2020 5:06 PM
Muslim Families Allege They Were Blocked From NYC Ferry For 'Security' Issue
'These families were humiliated and traumatized in public view and treated as suspect because they happen to be Muslim.'
Oct 17, 2019 11:40 AM
Inwood Rezoning Opponents Deride City's 'Show And Tell' In Washington Heights
Community members criticized the event as being a public relations stunt, with little new information and a lack of involvement from residents.
Oct 2, 2019 11:08 AM
City Quietly Confirms Hefty Ferry Subsidy Mostly Benefits White Riders In Expensive Neighborhoods
Riders of Mayor Bill de Blasio's subsidy-soaked ferry system are significantly richer and whiter than their mass transit counterparts.
Oct 1, 2019 1:36 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Calling All East River Swimming Pool Enthusiasts!
The EDC is looking for proposals on how to make our floating pool dream a reality.
Sep 19, 2019 2:47 PM
SEE IT: Long-Delayed $45 Million Battery Park City Pedestrian Bridge Is Finally Here
Hot new bridge alert!
Updated: May 30, 2019 11:54 AM
De Blasio's Heavily-Subsidized NYC Ferry Still Won't Share Basic Ridership Data
Several councilmembers pointed out that the city's beleaguered subways and buses carry exponentially more riders than the ferry, but receive just a fraction of the per-rider subsidy.
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 11:51 AM
De Blasio's Attempt To Pour More Money Into Ferries Blocked For Being 'Inexplicable'
'The Hornblower procurement has suffered from profoundly poor levels of disclosure, as well as a series of seemingly inexplicable decisions that are proving to be needlessly expensive to taxpayers.'
Updated: Mar 22, 2019 11:06 AM
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