With Snowstorm Approaching, Here are Some Local Sledding Spots

A storm is expected to hit New York late Saturday and could drop several inches of snow on the city. To prepare, we've listed some of the area's most popular sledding spots b … Read the rest of this entry >>

SummerStage Wins Approval for Structural Upgrade and New Stage

Community Board 7 voted to approve the City Parks Foundation's plan to upgrade the SummerStage venue in Central Park, which, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Snow-Dusting Brightens Central Park

A light snowfall on Tuesday briefly erased the winter doldrums from Central Park. David Brotsky took these photos while on an early-morning bike- … Read the rest of this entry >>

Florist Leaves Winding Trail of Amazing Flowers on Central Park West Bench

A florist known for going all-out with his arrays flower-bombed a bench on 88th Street and Central Park West on Friday, bringing some color … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 Snow Photos From Central Park

David Brotsky ventured into Central Park during Wednesday's snowstorm and took some evocative photos. Check them … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pregnant Woman Punched After Dispute Over Off-Leash Dog in Riverside Park

A man assaulted a pregnant woman in Riverside Park after chastising her about her off-leash dog, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Look Out for Snow-Blowers in Central Park This Week

The annual Winter Jam is coming to Central Park next weekend, and that means the Parks Department will be blowing snow in the area … Read the rest of this entry >>

Five Fantastic Fog Fotos (From Friday)

On Friday morning, warm air passing over the frozen Hudson River caused a heavy fog to form. It's called advection fog, said David Windt, who p … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Hudson River Is Becoming a Massive Skating Rink (That You Shouldn’t Try To Skate On)

The weather outside is frightful, and the Hudson River is now partially encrusted in a layer of ice that is chillingly beaut … Read the rest of this entry >>

Even Birds of Prey Get Cold

A hawk (or turkey vulture) that normally perches on top of the Beacon Hotel on 75th Street found a new spot during this recent cold spell, on top of a chi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Photos from the UWS

Unlike some past over-hyped snowstorms, this one was at least as action-packed as expected, with massive winds and about 10 inches of snow in much of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: Central Park is Lovely and Empty in the Blizzard

Robyn Roth-Moise captured the scene around Central Park's Bethesda Fountain on Thursday, as whipping winds and snow covered the lands … Read the rest of this entry >>

City ‘Evicts’ Homeless Couple on Broadway

The city ordered a homeless couple that had put up an encampment on Broadway between 77th and 78th Street to vacate the premises this week. The c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Joan of Arc Statue Getting Fancier Digs

Six hundred years after the real Joan of Arc was born, the area around her statue in Riverside Park is getting an upg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fitness Equipment and New Basketball Court Coming to Riverside Park

An asphalt slab in Riverside Park will get some new equipment and a basketball court, the city parks department said this … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Outlines Plans to Open More of Teddy Roosevelt Park to the Public

The city is looking to open up some of Theodore Roosevelt Park's fenced off lawn areas, and has been studying the options for the past few mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Could a Floating Pool Bring Swimmers Back to the City’s Rivers?

Manhattan is surrounded by water—but for nearly 80 years, residents have been dissuaded from swimming in it. In 2010, four fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: A Guy in Shorts and More Snow Photos

Photo by Howard Freeman of Joy Brown's sculptures in the Broadway me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stone-Balancer Keeps Building, Even as People Keep Toppling His Creations

Uliks Gryka, the Albanian immigrant who has been building carefully balanced stone sculptures along the Hudson River since this summer, recently cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: Across the Meer, A Christmas Tree Appears

Robyn Roth-Moise was on hand Thursday night to watch the lighting of the Central Park Christmas Tree at the Harlem Meer toward … Read the rest of this entry >>