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 >>

Free Central Park Tennis Lessons for Seniors Start Soon

The City Parks Foundation offers six weeks of fitness for seniors at various locations around the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: A Crocodile and Commuters Brave the Snow

A snowstorm on the second day of spring brought out some creative Upper West Siders, including the person who crafted this fearsome croc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Harbor Seal Spotted on the Bank of the Hudson River at 90th Street

A Harbor Seal was spotted near 90th Street on the rocks next to the Hudson River on Thursday. Jane Kenney, who took the photo above, told us the seal appeared to be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tavern on the Green Parking Lot to Get ‘Greened’, As Other Park Projects Move Ahead

A parking lot next to an iconic Central Park restaurant will be transformed into a more public-friendly space, with some sort of gree … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>