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The body of Steven Middleton, a 21-year-old who went missing last week after deciding to take a drunken swim in the East River with his friends, was recovered by the waterfront in Greenpoint . According to the Post, a body fitting Middleton's description washed up near the India Street pier at approximately 8:30 pm on Monday night. Per previous reports, Middleton and his friends took to the East River around 5:30 am on Thursday, June 26, after...
It wouldn't be summer without free movies, and Williamsburg's East River State Park, which will officially launch its Summer Nights series on July 8, is a fine addition to the already packed season. Here's the full schedule: July 8: Brave July 15: Casablanca July 22: Ground Hog Day July 29: Gravity August 5: Paths of Glory August 12: Despicable Me 2 August 19: Finding Nemo August 26: Frozen The Friends of East River State Park-sponsored event is free and open to the public. Films...
How much do you love America? One firework display much? Get your Canadian hands off my Freedom Fries. This year, New Yorkers (and, okay fine, New Jerseyans) will be treated to not one, not even two, but three firework displays on the Fourth of July on Coney Island, over the East River and now, over the Hudson-adjacent Liberty State Park in New Jersey. When we reported on the wonderful news that de Blasio was moving...
With the wonderful weather we've been having lately, it's finally not so hard to imagine all that summer will have to offer: Outdoor concerts/music festivals, Summerscreen, getting wasted at sidewalk cafés and, of course, fireworks! According to the Daily News, Mayor De Blasio has done good by what is obviously his favorite borough and moved this year's 4th of July fireworks back to the East River after five years of Hudson River shows. That means New...