SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK SEASON OPENS TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SPECIAL TWIST

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Tuesday marks the first night of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, and this year's production of Taming of the Shre … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE GETS A SPECIAL GUEST

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Cathedralhenge is the special phenomenon when the rising sun crosses in front of the archangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedral of St. John the D … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY ACCUSED OF CENSORING ‘NOOSE’ SCULPTURE CREATED FOR RIVERSIDE PARK EXHIBIT

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An artist who created a sculpture for a city-sponsored program in Riverside Park South says the parks department is now forcing him to censor his … Read the rest of this entry >>

BRIEF SUN-SHOWER LEADS TO DRAMATIC DOUBLE RAINBOW

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An afternoon of dramatic weather led to some dramatic rainbows over the neighborhood. Check out some of the great shots that readers submitted b … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FIRE-ESCAPE HAWK ATTACKED MY CHIHUAHUA, NEIGHBOR SAYS

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One of the hawk parents raising adorable hawk babies on a 16th-floor fire escape at West 72nd street saw a juicy chih … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHIMPER IS COMING! DOG RUN CLOSURE IS A BARKING SHAME

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A new surface laid down in the dog run at 72nd Street on the upper level of Riverside Park has forced the dog run to be closed since late A … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLAYGROUND ON 90TH STREET TO GET UPGRADE, NEW WATER FEATURE

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St. Gregory's Playground located on 90th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus will soon get a major redesign under a plan app … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: INDULGE YOUR SECRET DESIRE TO JOIN THE CENTRAL PARK LAWN BOWLING CLUB

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The magnificently flat and well-groomed lawn inside Central Park around 69th street is the home field for the New York Lawn Bowling Club … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER CENTRAL PARK PLAYGROUND CLOSES FOR RECONSTRUCTION

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The Mariners' Playground in Central Park at 84th street has closed until the fall as it undergoes reconstruction as part of Central Park's pla … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAJOR CHANGES COMING TO RIVERSIDE PARK SOUTH OVER NEXT TWO YEARS

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The city plans to bring new bike paths, fields, bathrooms, picnic tables and basketball courts to Riverside Park South by 2018 as it completes the … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: HAWK LIVING ON FIRE ESCAPE SWOOPS THROUGH THE NEIGHBORHOOD

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Our favorite Upper West Side hawk family needs to eat, and Zabar's doesn't deliver to fire escapes so mom and dad are always on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUMMERSTAGE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE RELEASED; CHECK OUT FREE CENTRAL PARK CONCERTS AND COMEDY

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City Parks Foundation announced the schedule for this year's SummerStage festival, with concerts all over the city. We've listed the ones in Central Park b … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAWK BABIES HATCH ON UWS FIRE ESCAPE

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Does your heart feel icy this morning? Just gaze at these hawk babies that hatched over the weekend on a fire escape between West … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXCITING LIST RELEASED OF RIVERSIDE PARK EVENTS, INCLUDING NEW LITERARY FESTIVAL

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Summer on the Hudson, a city program of spring and summer events along the Hudson River -- mostly in Riverside Park -- starts next m … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIND XIAO XIAO, THE ESCAPED UPPER WEST SIDE PANDA!

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Oh no! An Upper West Side family is seeking its beloved lost panda Xiao Xiao, who is apparently roaming the hill … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFTER ‘FIRST MOW’, CENTRAL PARK’S LAWNS AND FIELDS SET TO OPEN THIS WEEKEND

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Central Park is getting ready to open all the lawns and ballfields in the park on Saturday, weather-permitting, a park conser … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: SPRING BURSTS IN CENTRAL PARK

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Robyn Roth-Moise shot this photo in Central Park's Ramble on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OPS: SPRING HAS SPRUNG AS BOAT BASIN CAFE OPENS, DUDE ROCKS HIS HARMONICA

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The Boat Basin Cafe in Riverside Park at 79th street opened at noon on Wednesday as the temperatures rose into the … Read the rest of this entry >>

BANDIT GRABS LATE-NIGHT SNACK IN CENTRAL PARK

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Thanks to Carolyn Raskin for the photos of this little bandit in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK FLORA IN FULL BLOOM AMID WARM TEMPS

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Plants in Central Park seem quite convinced that it is in fact springtime once again. Flowers were blooming on Sunday … Read the rest of this entry >>

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