NIGHT-SWIMMING IN THE HUDSON RIVER GOES BAD: REPORTS

Two men had to be rescued from the Hudson River on Wednesday night after an apparent bout of night-swimming gone … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOCKED AT THE 79TH STREET BOAT BASIN IN THE DEEP FREEZE; ‘WHY THE HELL DO WE LIVE HERE?’

Ask Ed Bacon why he’s been a year-round resident of the 79th Street Boat Basin since 1970 and he’ll point toward 33 Riverside’s penth … Read the rest of this entry >>

DID PLEASURE-CRAFT OWNER MISTAKE NEW JERSEY FOR TURKS AND CAICOS?

A yacht has been moored in the middle of the Hudson River around 76th street since the weekend, and a helicopter even landed on it on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEXT STOP JOISEY: COUNCILMAN PROPOSES NEW HUDSON RIVER FERRY UPTOWN

Councilman Mark Levine wants to add at least one ferry stop on the Upper West Side -- preferably West Harlem -- that would take people to and from New Jersey and … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE HUDSON RIVER HAS AN ICY CRUST

As the temperature has dropped into the single-digits, an icy crust has formed over the Hudson River. We'd advise ag … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN’S BODY FOUND IN HUDSON TUESDAY AFTERNOON

A man's body was found floating in the Hudson River this afternoon, but his identity is still unc … Read the rest of this entry >>

STRIKING IMAGES OF A FROZEN HUDSON RIVER

The Hudson River almost never freezes completely, at least not in the section bordering New York City. But this year it's c … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEEPLY DISTURBING IMAGES IN RIVERSIDE PARK AND VERDI SQUARE

In the past couple of months, we have been contacted by readers on three occasions after they saw dead bodies in various parts of the neighborhood. We called authorities … Read the rest of this entry >>

KAYAKING RETURNS THIS WEEKEND AFTER SANDY-DAMAGED DOCK IS REPAIRED

A dock in the Hudson River at 72nd street that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy has been repaired, and the city and Downtown Boathouse are reopening free kayaking to the pubic starting this Sunday. The Riverside Park Conservancy hasn’t listed [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELICOPTER GOES DOWN IN HUDSON RIVER; TOURISTS PULLED TO SAFETY

A helicopter made an emergency landing in the Hudson River near 79th street on Sunday morning, and all five passengers made it out safely. The 'copter was reportedly showing a family of Swedish tou … Read the rest of this entry >>

JULY 4 FIREWORKS WILL BE ON THE HUDSON AGAIN!

Consider us very pleasantly surprised. For the fifth year, the July 4 fireworks will be held on the Hudson River, meaning Upper West Siders will get some of the best views without having to wait outside on the West Side [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEAD BODY RECOVERED IN HUDSON RIVER ABOVE 79TH STREET

We are receiving preliminary information about a possible dead body found in the Hudson River North of 79th Street on Monday afternoon. The person is believed to be a “jumper” — people who jump off the George Washington Bridge sometimes [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WASTEWATER BEING DISCHARGED INTO NYC WATERWAYS, INCLUDING THE HUDSON RIVER

Wastewater is being pumped untreated into the Hudson and  other waterways, the city says: “Due to flooding and power related shutdowns caused by Hurricane Sandy, wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations have discharged untreated wastewater into New York City waterways. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAILBOAT BECOMES UNMOORED ON HUDSON, DARTS AROUND IN GROWING WAVES

An apparently unmanned sailboat became unmoored this afternoon on the Hudson River, and began floating up the river, narrowly missing smashing into the pier. George Guerrero had been watching the boat on the river from his Riverside Boulevard apartment when [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

9:12 A.M., RIVERSIDE PARK RUNNING PATH

Sandy’s here! Now seriously, stop running near the river and go inside. Thanks to Bethany Jenkins for the p … Read the rest of this entry >>

NOTES ON TRAINING AND COMPETING FROM A LOCAL IRONMAN

Editor’s Note: Last weekend, Upper West Sider Thomas Hudson joined about 2,500 other people from all over the world in competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship Triathlon, which finished at 81st Street in Riverside Park. It included a 2.6-mile swim [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS PHOTOS

Macy’s recently said that its July 4 fireworks show is going to be moving to other waterways in coming years, after a great four-year run on the Hudson River. If yesterday’s extravaganza does turn out to be the last show [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: THE HUDSON RIVER DOLPHIN, A PARKING METER ‘CATASTROPHE’?

June 19, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 76 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARADE OF MASSIVE SHIPS, SAILBOATS FLOATS UP THE HUDSON WEDNESDAY

A parade of ships will float up and down the Hudson this morning, sailing up from the Statue of Liberty and turning back around at the George Washington Bridge. There are expected to be military ships and sailboats, and they [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

JULY 4 FIREWORKS RETURNING TO HUDSON THIS YEAR

Can you hear the howls of injustice from Brooklyn? I can. Once again, the July 4 fireworks will be shot over the Hudson, meaning West Siders get a front-row seat. Macy’s released the following statement to Gothamist: “This year, Macy’s [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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