WIND BLEW THE CLOTHES RIGHT OFF THIS LOVELY FLORA

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The strong wind that's been blowing the past few days denuded this lovely tree in Riverside park just north of 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIG CHANGES COMING TO CENTRAL PARK LOOP ROAD: LOWER SPEED LIMIT, ENHANCED CROSSINGS

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Barricades and dividers will be placed at select intersections as part of a new Central Park loop road plan. Rendering via city Department of Transportation. The city has outlined plans to change the loop road in Central Park, reducing the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER OFF-LEASH DOG HIT AND KILLED IN CENTRAL PARK: REPORT

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For the second time in a week, an off-leash dog was hit by a vehicle and killed in Central Park, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN SNATCHES FLOCK OF UWS PIGEONS IN NET, THROWS THEM IN VAN…TO BE SHOT?

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A bizarre scene played out on Sunday in front of several onlookers on West 72nd street, according to witnesses. At around 1 p.m., a man drove a van to the m … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE LOST UPPER WEST SIDE SANDY PHOTOS

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On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we’re running a collection of photos from the hurricane. We never saw these when they were first sent to us, because of an email glitch. But we’ve since recovered them. Thanks to everyone [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALL PHOTOS: FOLIAGE, BALLERINAS, HALLOWEEN, WOODY ALLEN, MORE

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Fall on the Upper West Side, so damn photog … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY

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By Nancy Novick Documentary fans rejoice! The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History is back for the 38th year in … Read the rest of this entry >>

CYCLISTS HIT AT LEAST 35 PEDESTRIANS IN CENTRAL PARK THIS YEAR

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Bicyclists have hit at least 35 pedestrians in Central Park this year; two of the pedestrians died and three have sustained skull fractures, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PUSH-TO-CROSS BUTTONS FOR INTERSECTIONS DISCUSSED AT CENTRAL PARK MEETING

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By Howard Freeman With pedestrian safety in Central Park getting lots of attention in the past few weeks, Monday night’s Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

BILL WOULD BAN CARS FROM CENTRAL PARK NEXT SUMMER

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Council members Mark Levine and Helen Rosenthal have introduced a bill that would close Central Park to cars next summer, all … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEATHERS GET RUFFLED AT RIVERSIDE CAFE

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A parrot relaxed on Wednesday night at the Pier I Cafe at West 70th street inside Riverside Park. It sipped liquid (Chardonnay?) from a plastic cup and took in the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

RALPH LAUREN PROJECTS FASHION SHOW ONTO WALL OF WATER IN CENTRAL PARK

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Ralph Lauren put together a fine piece of marketing in Central Park on Tuesday night, projecting an entire fashion show onto a wall of water over The Lake around 73rd street. Fashion writers gasped in delight. If you’re around Wednesday [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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