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COMMUNITY BOARD APPROVES MAKING RIVERSIDE ESPLANADE PEDESTRIAN-ONLY YEAR-ROUND

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Despite passionate opposition, the full Community Board 7 approved a Parks & Recreation proposal to create a year-round desig … Read the rest of this entry >>

RED-TAILED HAWK RESCUED AT LINCOLN TOWERS

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A sick or injured red-tailed hawk was found on the ground in front of 160 West End Avenue at Lincoln Towers on Sunday and … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIKING ADVOCATES WANT ACCESS TO HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY PATH IN WINTER

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The city is planning to create a new bike path in Riverside Park so that bicyclists don't use the crowded Esplanade path next to the Hudson River from 72nd to 83rd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY PLANS NEW RIVERSIDE PARK BIKE PATH, BUT IS IT TOO STEEP?

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A new bike path designed to separate riders from walkers got the go-ahead from a local committee on Monday, but some bicyclist … Read the rest of this entry >>

EX-CON CHARGED WITH CENTRAL PARK SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ROBBERY

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Police used the Find My iPhone app to help them track a man they say sexually assaulted a jogger in Central Park on Monday night around 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

S’MORES IN THE SUKKAH: FALL FESTIVAL (SPONSORED)

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Create special Sukkot memories with your family at Camp Settoga, JCC Manhattan's premier country day camp in Pomona … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAINBOW PARROT ESCAPES FROM 70TH STREET

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This rainbow parrot flew away from its home on 70th Street between Columbus and Broadway and its owner is looking for it. If yo … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PLAYGROUND HAS TURF FIELD, WATER SPRAYERS, INVENTIVE EQUIPMENT

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The Parks Department cut the ribbon on a new playground and turf field on 60th Street between West End and Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: JOHN LENNON, 50-FEET TALL IN TECHNICOLOR

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Artist Eric Waugh painted an image of John Lennon and placed it in the Bandshell on Wednesday to make a plea for peace and cele … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEDNESDAY ONLY: 50-FOOT TALL PAINTING OF JOHN LENNON WILL GO UP IN CENTRAL PARK

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If you can get out to Central Park on Wednesday, you'll see a monumental tribute to one of the great artists of our time: a 50-foot … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 VOLUNTEER EVENTS THIS FALL IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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There are several ways to get involved in maintaining and beautifying Riverside Park this fall, starting on Saturday. To … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE RIVERSIDE PARK REDEVELOPMENT BEGINS; NEW PLAZAS, VOLLEYBALL COURTS COMING

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A project that will transform Riverside Park from 65th to 68th Street has begun and is likely to last as long as two y … Read the rest of this entry >>

79TH STREET PIER REOPENS AFTER FEMA-FUNDED RECONSTRUCTION; PICNIC TABLES COMING SOON

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A 370-foot pier over the Hudson River that's been deteriorating for years and was fully wrecked by Hurricane Sandy was reopened to the public this … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEENS ON BIKES COMMITTING ROBBERIES IN RIVERSIDE PARK: POLICE

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A string of robberies by teenagers on bicycles have police on alert, according to NYPD and a recent media re … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY: FREE TENNIS LESSONS IN CENTRAL PARK FROM A STYLISH COMPANY

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Fashion brand Lacoste can help you play effortlessly beautiful tennis where you never scuff your linen shorts. This S … Read the rest of this entry >>

BICYCLIST CRITICALLY INJURED IN CENTRAL PARK FALL

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A bicyclist who was reportedly trying to avoid a jogger in Central Park around 102nd Street and East Drive on Wednesday evening … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW WEBSITE TRACKS THE ZIKA THREAT ON THE UWS AND CITYWIDE

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The city has unveiled a snazzy new website that goes through the measures that officials are taking to prevent an outbreak of Z … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW YORK VIBE, AND NEW VENUE

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The free outdoor Central Park Film Festival is back next week! This year the Central Park Conservancy will s … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMAZING PHOTOS FROM TUESDAY’S ELECTRICAL STORM

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Lightning shot through the sky on Tuesday night and some local photographers snapped dramatic and well-timed ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARROT CAMPS OUT AT DOG RUN, DELIGHTING HUMANS AND EATING APPLES

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A parrot has apparently taken up residence at the 72nd Street dog run in Riverside Park and has taken to eatin … Read the rest of this entry >>

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