The East River is a strait that connects the south end of Upper New York Bay to northern Long Island. It separates Long Island from Manhattan and the Bronx on the mainland. The Queensboro Bridge was built over a part of the East River to connect Queens to Manhattan.


After 3/4 of the Ghostbusters were murdered, their bodies were stuffed into Ecto-1 then Fred drove it off into the East River. In the aftermath of The Bosses' coyote operation, it appears Angels fished Ecto-1 from the river. It took the guys several showers to get the smell of the river off themselves.



  1. What Came Before! (2016). IDW Comics- "Ghostbusters International #2" (2016) (Comic What Came Before!). Line reads: "It was a thriller on the shores of the East River as the Ghostbusters were called to the famed headquarters of the United Nations, where they faced a violent Class VI capable of orally expelling a chemically volatile ectoplasm!"
  2. Peter Venkman (2016). IDW Comics- "Ghostbusters International #2" (2016) (Comic p.17). Peter Venkman says: "Tastes like the East River."
  3. Narrator (2016). Insight Editions- "Tobin's Spirit Guide" (2016) (Book p.60). Paragraph reads: "Our first Lilith-related call was at the East River Generating Station; unlike our experiences with the Killerwatt entity (see the entry on Killerwatt on page 56), we discovered that disconnecting the flow of power at the station didn't take this entity easier to trap."
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