Local Players Say Public Riverside Park Tennis Courts are Monopolized for Private Lessons

A popular set of public tennis courts in Riverside Park has increasingly been monopolized by an enterprise operating expensive tennis lessons and clinics, le … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Central Park Adventure Day Features Zip Lining, Rock Climbing

The city is hosting a free day of adventure activities in Central Park on Saturday, with everything from rock climbing to paddleboarding to outdoor survival trai … Read the rest of this entry >>

Toxic Algae Found in Two Central Park Waterways

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has found toxic algae in the Harlem Meer and the Lake in Central Park, according to lab samples taken this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo & Video of the Weekend: Hundreds of Jet Skiers ‘Invade’ the Hudson

The Strong Island Jet Skis group held an "NYC Invasion" on Saturday on the waterways around New York. At one point they b … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Must-See Free Concerts: Bowie Tribute Concert, Naumberg Bandhsell, Philharmonic in the Park

There are lost of great local events on our calendar, but we wanted to highlight a few special ones coming up in the next week or so … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? 103rd Street!

The bard sure is busy. There are multiple Shakespeares in the Park these days. Starting Tuesday, New York Classical Theatre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teddy Roosevelt Park Lawns Opened to Public

Two lush green lawns around the Museum of Natural History that were closed to the public for years are now open for part of th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Welcome Summer with Food, Music and Joan of Arc

The Joan of Arc Statue Committee and the Riverside Park Conservancy are holding a summer kickoff event at the statue on 93rd Street and Riverside Drive on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattanhenge Set for Tuesday and Wednesday

All New Yorkers know that the earth (and probably even the sun) revolves around us, and this week the sun and the Manhattan street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wayward Ducklings Guided to Safety

A mama duck was having some problems with her GPS on Saturday and nearly guided the family onto Riverside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

Free Yoga, Music, ‘Butt and Gut’ and More are Starting at ‘Summer on the Hudson’

The city is once again holding Summer on the Hudson this year, offering free events from now through September in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

Raccoons Live All Around Us; How to Make Sure it Doesn’t Get ‘Rocky’

A class of small, chattering children was walking in the West 80s, just off Central Park West, one recent afternoon, when the te … Read the rest of this entry >>

Weekend Events: Bike Blessing, Jane’s Walks, Tulip Festival Extended

Its supposed to be a gorgeous weekend, and there are several free events in the neighborhood to check … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Peak Bird-Watching Season in Central Park; Birding Bob and the Gang Are Soaring

Adrenaline is running high among amateur ornithologists as dozens of species of migratory birds make their annual pit stops in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Free Outdoor ‘Overlook’ Concerts Start Sunday in Riverside Park

Starting Sunday, April 22 (today), the Riverside Park Conservancy will hold free concerts on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the park at 116th street, overloo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cars Will Be Banned From Central Park Loop Starting in Late June

Cars will be banned from interior Central Park roads starting June 27, Mayor de Blasio said on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lawns Surrounding Museum of Natural History to Be Opened to Public in Pilot Project

Two young women stood in the enough-already April chill, jiggling babies in snowsuits, about 30 degrees and a “range fence” between … Read the rest of this entry >>

13,000 Tulips Will Bloom at Festival This Weekend

The West Side Community Garden will hold its annual tulip festival starting this weekend at the garden on 89th Street be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Cherry Blossoms in Bloom in Central Park

Pink and white cherry blossoms are in full bloom at 91st and Central Park West alongside the reservoir. With the temperature finally r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Seriously, What the Hell?

The top photo is Central Park on Monday and the bottom photo is Central Park on Tuesday. I mean, what the … Read the rest of this entry >>