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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 >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE SURPRISING BEAUTY IN RIVERSIDE PARK’S SENESCENCE

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With the approach of winter, visitors tend to ignore the hidden gems in the famous 91st Street Garden of Riverside Park, the community g … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

BRONX MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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A 26-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a woman in Riverside Park around 70th St … 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 >>

MAN SLASHED ON UWS WHILE TRYING TO BREAK UP DISPUTE, POLICE SAY

A man who says he tried to break up a dispute between two other men was rewarded with a slash to th … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN HITS RIVERSIDE PARK ATTACKER IN THE GROIN, BITES HIS LIP

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A woman walking her dog in Riverside Park fought off an attacker in Riverside Park last Friday, and police are now looking for the … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: AN ARTIST PUTS THE FINAL TOUCHES ON CONTROVERSIAL NOOSE SCULPTURE

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On Friday, Aaron Bell put the finishing touches on a noose with a slash through the center of it for his sculpture “Stand Tall, Stand Loudâ … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE RIVERSIDE PARK TREE FELLED DURING STORM, CLOSING DOG RUN

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A giant linden tree lost half of its canopy in this afternoon's thunderstorm closing the Dog Run in Riverside Park at 72nd Street, a priv … Read the rest of this entry >>

DESIGN OF NEW RIVERSIDE PARK SKATEPARK NOT YET ‘CONCRETE’; CHANCE TO WEIGH IN AT JUNE 27 MEETING

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It seemed like a done deal. The plans for a new skatepark replacing the 20-year-old one at Riverside Park and West 108th street had s … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCALS EMBRACE TANGO, AND EACH OTHER, AT SUMMERTIME MILONGAS

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Don’t talk to strangers; dance with them. This Argentinean adage finds plenty of adherents at free, outdoor milongas (tango gatherings) happening around the UWS this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

REPORT: GETAWAY CAR WAS PACKED WITH WEED

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The car that smashed into a wall in Riverside Park after a wild chase Tuesday held six pounds of marijuana, a source … Read the rest of this entry >>

BREAKING: HIGH-SPEED NYPD CHASE THROUGH RIVERSIDE PARK ENDS IN CRASH

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In a wild scene Tuesday evening, a black sedan being pursued by NYPD raced southbound along a paved path inside Riverside Park before cra … Read the rest of this entry >>

SKATEBOARDERS CALL NEW RIVERSIDE SKATEPARK PLAN ‘WEAK’ AND ‘EXCLUSIONARY’

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While the architect for an updated skateboarding park inside Riverside Park at 108th street says the design is a major improvement, some skateboa … Read the rest of this entry >>

MONDAY: MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY IN RIVERSIDE PARK WILL HONOR FAMOUS ADMIRAL

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The annual Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Monday starting at 10 a.m. in Riverside Park at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument at 89th street, … Read the rest of this entry >>

KIDS WILL BE ‘BOWLED’ OVER BY NEW UWS SKATEPARK

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A new state-of-the-art skatepark -- with bowls, rails and greenery -- will replace the current one at West 108th street and Riverside Park. Constru … Read the rest of this entry >>

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