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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A BIRD’S NEST IN AN UNUSUAL PLACE

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Real estate is tight on the Upper West Side, but one bird found a cozy nest on Broadway to settle in for the Sp … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SECRET’ CENTRAL PARK SANCTUARY NOW OPEN EVERY DAY

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A nature sanctuary that had been completely closed for decades is open every day this spring, according to the Central Park Conserv … Read the rest of this entry >>

TULIP FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKENDS

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The West Side Community Garden on 89th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues will be holding its annual Tulip Festival … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPRING COLORS ARE BURSTING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Hey, at least all this rain is good for something. Mildred Alpern took these photos in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

A YOUNG HOMELESS MAN’S DEATH IN RIVERSIDE PARK LEAVES A VOID; ‘I WISH I KNEW HIS NAME’

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He was always there. The young homeless man in the maroon hoodie, always sitting bolt upright on a Riverside Park bench – sometimes at 75th Street, … Read the rest of this entry >>

RIVERSIDE PARK SWAMP LOOKING EXTRA SWAMPY

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There's one heck of a pool of water in Riverside Park near the Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street, as seen in … Read the rest of this entry >>

BELVEDERE CASTLE IS DUE FOR AN UPGRADE, CONSERVANCY SAYS

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Belvedere Castle, the iconic Central Park building just South of the Great Lawn, needs a renovation, according to the Central Park Conservancy. The ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY RELEASES ‘SUMMER ON THE HUDSON’ EVENTS STARTING IN MAY

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It's still frigid outside, but the city has released its list of free spring and summer events in Riverside Park, including yoga, zumba, tai chi and dance for sen … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ARTIST BUILDS A SNOW HUT IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Local artist Greg Powell, who usually works with a camera or a paintbrush, found a new medium last week: snow. This most recent storm was particularly goo … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO IMAGES THAT SHOW WHY IT’S TOO COLD TO DO ANYTHING AT ALL

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It's been awful cold in the past few days and it doesn't figure to let up for at least a week. Mildred Alpern took these photos … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: BLIZZARD OF THE CENTURY TURNS INTO NASTY SLEET-STORM

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Tuesday's snowstorm wasn't all it was cracked up to be -- less than a foot of wind-driven sleet rather than two feet of cold dry powder. That didn't stop … Read the rest of this entry >>

A SNOWY MARCH MORNING

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The city got a dusting Friday morning that then started to accumulate more qui … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHERRY BLOSSOMS BLOOM IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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One tree in Riverside Park is already in the swing of spring, and it's still February! Mildred Alpern got some great shots of the cherry blos … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE OFFICERS RESCUE HAWK IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Officers from the 20th precinct and an NYPD special ops team rescued an injured hawk in Riverside Park around 79th Street on Sunday. Helen M … Read the rest of this entry >>

CREWS FIGHT CURRENTS TO FIX HOLE IN ELECTRICAL CABLE UNDER HUDSON RIVER

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A rupture in an underwater electrical cable has kept workers in the Hudson River busy for months. Divers and crane operators are curr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY CUTS TENNIS PERMIT FEES IN HALF, ALLOWS ONLINE SIGN-UPS

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The city is cutting fees for tennis permits to $100 from $200, and allowing first-time permit-holders to sign up online. The reduction comes … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: IT’S A SNOW DAY, AND AIN’T IT GRAND!

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A snowstorm is expected to dump 10 to 14 inches on the city Thursday, and the city has closed public schools. As always, Upper West Sider … Read the rest of this entry >>

A MESSAGE FROM THE GREENMARKET: BRING US YOUR COMPOST!

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Bring your compost to the greenmarket, and you too can help save the w … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK’S WINTER JAM WILL BE MORE LIKE SPRING JAM THIS YEAR; SHUFFLEBOARD?

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Due to the fact that New York's climate these days is essentially equivalent to Maryland's climate 25 years ago, Winter Jam won't be very wintry this … Read the rest of this entry >>

12 MOODY FOG PHOTOS

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The fog was so heavy on Sunday morning in New York that there was a "dense fog advisory", and some photographers took the chance to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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