CB 7 Committee Green Lights Repair and Renovation Projects In Riverside and Central Parks

The CB7 Parks & Environment Committee recommended the approval of two major renovation projects in Riverside Park and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Birding Report

Behold the male Scarlet Tanager, one of the most brilliantly colorful birds seen in Central Park during spring migration. … Read the rest of this entry >>

What’s Blooming on the Upper West Side

After the cherry tree and crabapple blossoms have given way to foliage and the flamboyant tulips have faded, it’s hard to imagine what Mother Nature could possibly do for an encore … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mark Your Calendars, Manhattanhenge is Coming

Twice a year the sun aligns with Manhattan’s street grid so that the setting sun creates a beautiful sight on the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

When Lincoln Center Itself Is the Show

Upper West Siders are so lucky to live near Lincoln Center. Of course, there is the opera, the ballet and the philharmonic, but Lincoln Center itself is a great free show. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Movies Under the Stars: ‘The Riverside Bench’; Free Screening and Q&A Thursday Evening in Riverside Park

Sponsored Story: Grab a blanket and come enjoy a free movie screening in your neighborhood park … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photograph of the Day: Blood Moon Above Water Tanks

File this under we-didn't-know-about-it-in-advance either! … Read the rest of this entry >>

Newly Installed Traffic Light on West 106th Street Allows Seniors to Cross Safely

April 20, 2022 marked a significant change on West 106th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus: a traffic light was installed … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Ever Japan Parade Saturday on CPW; Details!

Kenju Murakami, Deputy Consul General, couldn’t contain his excitement … Read the rest of this entry >>

Only On the Upper West Side Does Your Neighborhood Singalong Take Place at Lincoln Center

This Saturday, May 14, at 2:30 pm, join your neighbors and other New Yorkers in the largest chorus in the city, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Open Streets 2022 — Columbus Avenue-Style

Want to tango and swing dance at a sidewalk cafe? Stroll hand in hand with your honey on a car-free, bus-free, truck-free street? … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Birding Report

Both of the woodpeckers in this post have red heads, but only the one above has the distinction of being called a Red-Headed Woodpecker … Read the rest of this entry >>

Passing through at 3 miles per hour

Walkers on the Great Saunter, an annual 32-mile hike along the entire shoreline of Manhattan, … Read the rest of this entry >>

What’s Blooming on the Upper West Side – Mother’s Day Edition

Mother’s Day and flowers go hand-in-hand, and many of our city’s flowers are blooming just in time … Read the rest of this entry >>

More than Cherries: The Flowering Trees of Riverside Park

Riverside Park is one of the few designated scenic landmarks in New York City … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bloomingdale Inclusive Park and Playground Seeks Volunteer Gardeners

Time Out called the Bloomingdale Playground "the play space every neighborhood should have." … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Birding Report

Many birders were focused on a magnificent Green Heron in the North Woods last week … Read the rest of this entry >>

Starting Your Day Off With a Bang

Residents in the vicinity of West 70th Street, Riverside Boulevard, and Freedom Place were knocked out of b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Big Changes Proposed for West 103rd Street

The goal is to make the entire Upper West Side stretch of 103rd St. – from Central Park to Riverside Park – open for pedestrians and bicycles … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parents Concerned as Teenagers With Knives Seen at Bloomingdale Playground near PS 145

Teens are engaged in rowdy behavior and displaying knives after school hours … Read the rest of this entry >>

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