Ida Rainfall Unleashes Raw Sewage "Bomb" On Newtown Creek
“I’ve been out on the harbor every week for ten years and I’ve never seen anything like that.”
Sep 3, 2021 5:50 PM
Three Men Inside Honda Civic Dead After Driver Speeds Into Newtown Creek, Police Say
The driver of the Civic was headed west on Borden Avenue near the Long Island Expressway “at a high rate of speed” when the driver lost control, officials said.
May 22, 2021 11:06 AM
23 Years After Being Proposed, Greenpoint Nature Walk Is Finished
Here you can contemplate a curated collection of native plant species and simultaneously reflect on the ramifications of centuries of industrial pollution.
May 18, 2021 10:26 AM
Arts & Entertainment
'They're Talking About Us On The Radio': Nearly 100 Gather For Canoe Party On Newtown Creek
The 'Lost Islands of New York' event happened over the weekend.
Oct 24, 2019 10:09 AM
What Not To Flush: Guns, Rats, Wipes And The Origins Of NYC's Fatberg Crisis
How the fatberg sausage is made, and how to unmake it.
Updated: Mar 5, 2019 8:36 PM
Spotting Signs Of Life On The Poisoned Waters Of Newtown Creek
Newtown Creek is not ruined beyond repair. A recent boat tour revealed that despite its long legacy of industrial abuse, resilient signs of life continue to emerge.
Updated: May 1, 2018 10:32 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Search For The Elder Gods In Newtown Creek On Halloween Weekend
Some say Cthulhu slumbers deep in the Pacific Ocean. Others, the Newtown Creek.
Updated: Apr 17, 2018 5:07 PM
More Swastikas Surface In Hell's Kitchen, Newtown Creek Nature Walk
Swastikas were found in Hell's Kitchen, near Newtown Creek and in the home of a football player for the Giants this week.
Updated: Dec 8, 2016 12:46 PM
Whistleblowers Allege DEP Officials Covered Up Newtown Creek Contamination
According to a new whistleblower lawsuit, Newtown Creek is even more disgusting that we previously thought.
Updated: Jul 10, 2016 11:49 PM
Newtown Creek Bulkhead Collapses & Nobody Knows Who's Supposed To Fix It
High tides swept away a portion of the bulkhead that lines the toxic creek, but whose responsibility is it to repair it?
Updated: Jan 12, 2016 4:55 PM
Video: Man Braves Used Condoms & "Floating Turds" In Newtown Creek Swim
The man who swam the Gowanus earlier this year has just taken a 4.5 hour dip in Newtown Creek.
Updated: Dec 24, 2015 9:57 AM
Bed-Stuy Metal Polishing Company Caught Pumping Industrial Waste Into Newtown Creek
More poison for the poison cauldron!
Updated: Oct 1, 2015 11:48 AM
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