The East River. The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City. The waterway, which is actually not a river despite its name, connects Upper New York Bay on its south end to Long Island Sound on its north end.
Manhattanhenge, coined by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan, allowing the sun to shine down all streets at the same time.
New York City Manhattan Chinatown at night NEW YORK CITY - AUG Manhattan Chinatown, one of the largest and oldest ethnic Chinese communities outside of Asia with population estimates of to August 2010 in Manhattan, New York City.