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 >>

SEPTEMBER BRINGS FOOD FESTS, FILM FESTS AND FAIRS TO THE UWS

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Do you smell the scent of pumpkin lattes in the air? Just wait, it will soon be wafting around, and you'll be wearing your light fall sweaters and jeans like you're in a brochure for a prep school in New Eng … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIGILANTE FIGHTS WAYWARD DOG POOP WITH ART

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One anonymous citizen has taken on the scourge of un-scooped dog poop by creating a kind of passive-aggressive art project. The project involves lively notes, photographs of poop and fecal spec … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALCONS FACE EVICTION FROM PENTHOUSE NEST BOX

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Not even endangered falcons can catch a break from the landlord these days. A family of falcons has been roosting in a nest box placed on a penthouse apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOGS ROMP IN SNOW IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Petco put on a snowday in Riverside Park on Saturday, making fake snow in a fenced-in area of the park in the mid- … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK OUTDOOR FILM FEST STARTS MONDAY; CHECK OUT THE LINEUP

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Central Park's annual outdoor film festival starts on Monday with a classic flick beloved to anyone who spent their childhood wanting to grow up, and then rea … Read the rest of this entry >>

IF YOU HATE SELFIES, YOU’LL ENJOY THIS CENTRAL PARK PRANK

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Does it bother you that every tourist and teenagers can't seem to enjoy Central Park without taking a picture of their pimply faces with famous landmarks in the backgr … Read the rest of this entry >>

GROUPS OF TEENS SWIPING PHONES, VALUABLES, FROM PEOPLE LOUNGING IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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We received the following information from a community group that helps support the 105th Street Dog Run in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROPERTY DAMAGE REPORTED IN CENTRAL PARK; GAZEBO PUSHED INTO LAKE (UPDATE)

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We haven't gotten the chance to confirm how this happened, but a tipster tells us that vandals hit Central Park late on Saturday, damaging gazebos at the Lake and doing other acts of mischief/id … Read the rest of this entry >>

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