NYC Will Finally Allow Indoor Pools To Reopen
Indoor pools will be allowed to reopen on September 30th at 33% capacity.
Sep 18, 2020 1:42 PM
Video: Panic & 'So Much Blood' On Cape Cod Beach As Brooklyn Teens Flee Shark Attack
'I just swam for my life right there, just dreading the moment the shark was gonna pull me in and suck me in.'
Updated: Aug 22, 2017 12:09 PM
NYC Beaches Reopen For Swimming Following Hermine Riptide Closures
You've got four days left to swim at beaches overseen by the NYC Parks Department.
Updated: Sep 8, 2016 11:33 AM
Beware These Potentially Bacteria-Filled LI Beaches This Weekend
The Health Department has issued a swim advisory.
Updated: Aug 22, 2015 11:10 AM
Arts & Entertainment
The Secret Curse Of Rooftop Pools
A rooftop pool in Manhattan may seem like a dream come true, but it's actually a nightmare without end. Trust us.
Updated: Jun 19, 2015 9:20 AM
Video: Happy Family Enjoys Sewage-Drenched Dip In East River Flood Waters
This morning's flooding did nothing to deter one family from strapping on their swim suits and enjoying the sewage-ridden East River waters.
Updated: Aug 13, 2014 5:07 PM
Photos: Woman Jumps Into Prospect Park Lake—For Her Dog!
Dog chases ducks. Woman chases dog.
Updated: Jul 3, 2014 10:21 PM
How Dirty Are NYC Beaches?
Despite ranking 22nd out of 30 states, New York beaches are more or less safe for swimming. Just keep your mouth shut.
Updated: Jun 26, 2013 3:05 PM
Diarrhea Delay: McCarren Pool Re-Opening Pushed Back 3 Hours
"Why do we have these pooping problems?"
Updated: Aug 5, 2012 4:46 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Photos: Extremely Shallow Brooklyn Bridge Park Pool Now Open For 60 "Swimmers" At A Time
What it lacks in depth, it makes up for with views.
Updated: Jul 6, 2012 7:10 PM
Beefed Up McCarren Park Pool Security Wants To Search Your Underwear
Yesterday, there were more than two dozen cops at the front checking bags and clothing—they were even checking people's underwear! But there are some underwear weapons that aren't so easy to detect.
Updated: Jul 5, 2012 2:46 PM
Is McCarren Park Pool Doomed To Repeat Its Infamous Past?
While area residents and businesses have been pretty excited about the new addition to the neighborhood, they haven't forgotten about the original facility's closure amidst violence and vandalism back in Bad Old 1984.
Updated: Jul 4, 2012 1:24 PM
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