Two ambitious, two-year projects are underway to understand the ecological state of the forests and wetlands in the city's park system—and grasp what those spots mean to the New Yorkers who use them.
A planning study sees potential for recreation and residential development along the Harlem River in University Heights. But while the water creates allure, the lay of the land presents challenges to development.
Meanwhile, losing candidates in other races claimed there were a host of problems on Primary Day.
The state senator and co-majority leader easily beat a challenge from Oliver Koppell. With one tight race still to be decided, sitting lawmakers batted five for six on primary night.